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000 FLUS41 KBOX 221942 HWOBOX HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 242 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015 MAZ002-003-007>010-015>024-RIZ002>008-231945- WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA- WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA- SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA- WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA- SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA- SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI- WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-BLOCK ISLAND RI- 242 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A COASTAL STORM WILL IMPACT THE REGION SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT...BUT THE LOCATION OF THE RAIN/SNOW LINE AND NORTHWEST EXTENT OF HEAVY PRECIPITATION REMAINS UNCERTAIN. IT WILL PROBABLY BE TOO WARM NEAR THE COAST FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW...ALTHOUGH WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES MAY NEED TO BE ISSUED FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW LATER SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND SATURDAY NIGHT. LOCATIONS IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS MAY BE TOO FAR REMOVED FROM THE HEAVIEST SNOW...BUT WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES MAY ALSO NEED TO BE ISSUED FOR SOME ACCUMULATION. A WIND ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR THE CAPE AND ISLANDS SATURDAY NIGHT. WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE DURING THE OVERNIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT HIGH TIDE ALONG THE EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COAST. SIGNIFICANT COASTAL FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED. MONDAY...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF ACCUMULATING SNOW WITH THE NEED FOR WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES. CONFIDENCE IS LOW. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ CTZ002>004-MAZ004>006-011>014-026-RIZ001-231945- HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA- CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA- SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA- NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI- 242 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015 ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING... THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS...EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS. WINTER STORM WATCH. MONDAY...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF ACCUMULATING SNOW WITH THE NEED FOR WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES. CONFIDENCE IS LOW. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ ANZ231>235-237-250-254>256-231945- CAPE COD BAY-NANTUCKET SOUND-VINEYARD SOUND-BUZZARDS BAY- RHODE ISLAND SOUND-BLOCK ISLAND SOUND- COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA OUT 20 NM- COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD AND NANTUCKET- COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND- 242 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR MASSACHUSETTS COASTAL WATERS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS. GALE WATCH. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ ANZ230-236-251-231945- BOSTON HARBOR-NARRAGANSETT BAY-MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY- 242 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR MASSACHUSETTS COASTAL WATERS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THERE IS LOW PROBABILITY FOR GALE FORCE NORTH TO NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS SATURDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ FOR THE LATEST UPDATES...PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBPAGE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK AT WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSBOSTON YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON TWITTER AT @NWSBOSTON

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