Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1005 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

CTZ002-003-MAZ002>006-008>012-026-241115-
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HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-
NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-
WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...ORANGE...BARRE...FITCHBURG...
FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...
AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...AYER
1005 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...MUCH OF NORTHEAST CONNECTICUT AS WELL AS
  WESTERN...CENTRAL AND INTERIOR NORTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS.

* HAZARD TYPES...SLEET ALONG WITH SOME SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SLEET AND SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 4 INCHES. IN
  ADDITION...A NARROW SWATH OF A TENTH TO A QUARTER INCH OF ICE
  ACCRETION IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE HIGH TERRAIN ALONG THE EAST
  SLOPES OF THE BERKSHIRES AND NORTHERN WORCESTER HILLS MAINLY ON
  TUESDAY.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SLEET EXPECTED OVERNIGHT. THE SLEET
  WILL BE MIXED AT TIMES WITH SNOW ACROSS INTERIOR NORTHERN
  MASSACHUSETTS. SLEET WILL CHANGE TO RAIN IN THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS TOWARD DAYBREAK TUESDAY...BUT SOME FREEZING RAIN WILL
  BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE HIGH TERRAIN.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS AND WALKWAYS WILL BE SLIPPERY INTO
  TUESDAY MORNING AND THE RUSH HOUR IS EXPECTED TO BE IMPACTED.
  SOME LOCATIONS WILL RECEIVE A FEW INCHES OF JUST SLEET, WHICH
  WILL BE HEAVY TO SHOVEL.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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