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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1007 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>019-026-RIZ001>004-132315-
/O.CON.KBOX.WC.W.0001.160213T2100Z-160214T1700Z/
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...
ORANGE...BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...
SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...
CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...
AYER...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...WEST GREENWICH...
WARWICK
1007 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO NOON EST SUNDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...LIFE THREATENING WIND CHILLS AND STRONG WIND
  GUSTS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 33 BELOW.

* TIMING...THE WORST OF THE WIND CHILLS WILL OCCUR TONIGHT INTO
  SUNDAY MORNING. THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS WILL OCCUR THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...WIND CHILLS THIS COLD CAN BRING ON FROSTBITE IN AS
  LITTLE AS 10 MINUTES! OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED IN
  THESE CONDITIONS. STRONG WINDS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING MAY
  DOWN A FEW LARGE TREE LIMBS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* AIR TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING
  WILL FALL TO NEAR RECORD COLD VALUES OF 5 TO 15 BELOW ZERO...
  COLDEST OVER HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO FALL TO -25 DEGREES OR COLDER FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS. A
WIND CHILL INDEX BELOW -30 CAN BRING ABOUT FROSTBITE IN AS LITTLE
AS 10 MINUTES. OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED. IF YOU ARE
HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND KEEP YOUR HANDS AND HEAD
COVERED TO PROTECT AGAINST FROSTBITE

&&

$$

MAZ020-021-RIZ005>007-132315-
/O.CON.KBOX.WC.W.0001.160213T1800Z-160214T1700Z/
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-
NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...
MATTAPOISETT...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT
1007 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...THE SOUTH COASTS OF BOTH RHODE ISLAND AND
  MASSACHUSETTS.

* HAZARD TYPES...LIFE THREATENING WIND CHILLS AND STRONG WIND
  GUSTS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 27 BELOW.

* TIMING...THE WORST OF THE WIND CHILLS WILL OCCUR TONIGHT INTO
  SUNDAY MORNING. THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS WILL OCCUR THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...WIND CHILLS THIS COLD CAN BRING ON FROSTBITE IN AS
  LITTLE AS 15 MINUTES! OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED IN
  THESE CONDITIONS. STRONG WINDS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING MAY
  DOWN A FEW LARGE TREE LIMBS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* AIR TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
  MORNING WILL FALL TO NEAR RECORD COLD VALUES OF NEAR 5 BELOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO FALL TO -25 DEGREES OR COLDER FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS. A
WIND CHILL INDEX BELOW -30 CAN BRING ABOUT FROSTBITE IN AS LITTLE
AS 10 MINUTES. OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED. IF YOU ARE
HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND KEEP YOUR HANDS AND HEAD
COVERED TO PROTECT AGAINST FROSTBITE

&&

$$

MAZ022>024-RIZ008-132315-
/O.CON.KBOX.WC.Y.0001.160213T2300Z-160214T1700Z/
BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...
VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET...BLOCK ISLAND
1007 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO NOON EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...BLOCK ISLAND AND MARTHAS VINEYARD.

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS AND STRONG WIND
  GUSTS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 23 BELOW.

* TIMING...THE WORST OF THE WIND CHILLS WILL OCCUR TONIGHT INTO
  SUNDAY MORNING. THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS WILL OCCUR THIS
  AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...WIND CHILLS THIS COLD CAN BRING ON FROSTBITE IN AS
  LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES! OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED IN
  THESE CONDITIONS. STRONG WINDS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT MAY
  DOWN A FEW LARGE TREE LIMBS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* AIR TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES SAT NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING
  WILL FALL TO NEAR ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO REACH -15 TO -24 DEGREES FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS.
FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND CHILL INDEX
OF -20. IF YOU ARE HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A
HAT AND GLOVES.

&&

$$


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