Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Taunton MA
743 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

MAZ004-026-221245-
Northwest Middlesex County-Northern Worcester-
743 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...A snow squall with brief heavy snow will affect Northwest
Middlesex County and Northern Worcester along route 2...

At 740 AM EDT...A snow squall was over Templeton, or 10 miles east
of Orange, moving east at 30 mph.

Locations impacted include...
Fitchburg, Gardner, Athol, Pepperell, Winchendon, Lunenburg,
Townsend, Templeton, Hollis, Westminster, Ashburnham, Hubbardston,
Ashby, Phillipston, Mason, Royalston, Rindge and Brookline.

Visibility will suddenly drop to less than one mile in this squall
to as low as one quater of a mile, resulting in hazardous driving
conditions as roads become slippery.

Drivers need to remain alert. These conditions often lead to
accidents, especially on highways, since road conditions can change
rapidly. Avoid braking suddenly. Consider delaying travel until the
squalls pass.

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LAT...LON 4271 7158 4270 7156 4249 7211 4265 7223
      4272 7208
TIME...MOT...LOC 1140Z 274DEG 36KT 4258 7209
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AED



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