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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
423 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>024-026-RIZ001>008-202130-
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-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-
WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
423 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...ALL OF
MASSACHUSETTS EXCEPT BERKSHIRE COUNTY...AND RHODE ISLAND.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

A SIGNIFICANT STORM MAY IMPACT THE REGION SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
TUESDAY WITH HEAVY PRECIPITATION. THE BIGGEST UNCERTAINTY REMAINS
PRECIPITATION TYPES. THE HIGHEST RISK FOR A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF
SNOW AND/OR ICE WILL BE NORTH OF THE MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE AND
INLAND FROM THE COAST. FURTHER SOUTHEAST ALONG THE BOSTON TO
PROVIDENCE CORRIDOR...RAIN LIKELY DOMINATES BUT A PERIOD OF SLEET
AND PERHAPS SNOW IS POSSIBLE AT THE ONSET.

IN ADDITION...A PERIOD OF STRONG TO PERHAPS DAMAGING WINDS ARE
EXPECTED ALONG THE BOSTON TO PROVIDENCE CORRIDOR POINTS SOUTH AND
EAST SOMETIME MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY NIGHT. EASTERLY WIND
GUSTS OF 45 TO 55 MPH ARE LIKELY WITH EVEN A LOW RISK FOR A FEW
GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

LASTLY...DESPITE LOW ASTRONOMICAL TIDES THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR A MINOR
TO LOW-END MODERATE COASTAL FLOOD EVENT ALONG THE EASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS COAST AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE TUESDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

ANZ230>237-250-251-254>256-202130-
BOSTON HARBOR-CAPE COD BAY-NANTUCKET SOUND-VINEYARD SOUND-
BUZZARDS BAY-RHODE ISLAND SOUND-NARRAGANSETT BAY-BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY-MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
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-
423 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE
ISLAND COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

THERE IS A MODERATE RISK FOR STORM FORCE EASTERLY WIND GUSTS UP
TO 50 KNOTS ACROSS OUR WATERS MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY NIGHT.
IN ADDITION...SEAS MAY BUILD TO 20+ FEET ACROSS OUR EASTERN OUTER-
WATERS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

FRANK

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