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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
337 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...ACCUMULATING SNOW ACROSS SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE
ISLAND THIS AFTERNOON...

CTZ004-MAZ017>019-RIZ001-002-052145-
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WINDHAM CT-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...TAUNTON...
BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE
337 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS CANCELLED THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY.

SNOW HAS COME TO AN END ACROSS MOST...IF NOT ALL...OF THE ADVISORY
AREA. THEREFORE...WE HAVE CANCELLED THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

$$

MAZ023-024-RIZ008-060000-
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DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET...
BLOCK ISLAND
337 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...BLOCK ISLAND...MARTHAS VINEYARD...AND NANTUCKET.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON
  BEGINS TO TAPER OFF BETWEEN 5 PM AND 7 PM.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS AND SIDEWALKS WILL BE SLIPPERY...
  MAKING FOR DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES. POOR VISIBILITY WILL
  ALSO BE A CONCERN. THE WETNESS OF THE SNOW MAY AGGRAVATE
  SNOW-LOADING CONCERNS FOR SOME STRUCTURES.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLAN ON EXTRA TRAVEL TIME IF YOU MUST DRIVE TODAY. THE BEST PLAN
IS TO STAY INDOORS IF POSSIBLE.

&&

$$

MAZ020>022-RIZ003>007-060000-
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SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-
WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-
NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...
MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...
WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...
NEWPORT
337 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTH COASTAL
  MASSACHUSETTS. THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES AND TOWNS OF FALL
  RIVER... NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...
  PROVINCETOWN... WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...
  NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY AND NEWPORT.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON WILL
  TAPER OFF BETWEEN NOW AND 7 PM.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS AND SIDEWALKS WILL BE SLIPPERY...
  MAKING FOR DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES. POOR VISIBILITY WILL
  ALSO BE A CONCERN. THE WETNESS OF THE SNOW MAY AGGRAVATE
  SNOW-LOADING CONCERNS FOR SOME STRUCTURES.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR MINOR SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
WHICH CAN HAVE AN AFFECT ON TRAVEL. ALLOW EXTRA TRAVEL TIME AND
BE ALERT FOR SLIPPERY ROADS...ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND
OVERPASSES.

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN AN AVERAGE OF 6 OR MORE
INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR FOR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. TRAVEL WILL BE SLOW AT BEST ON WELL
TREATED SURFACES...AND QUITE DIFFICULT ON ANY UNPLOWED OR
UNTREATED SURFACES.

&&

$$

RLG

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