Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Taunton MA
912 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

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-
Including the cities of Hartford, Windsor Locks, Union, Vernon,
Putnam, Willimantic, Charlemont, Greenfield, Orange, Barre,
Fitchburg, Framingham, Lowell, Lawrence, Gloucester,
Chesterfield, Blandford, Amherst, Northampton, Springfield,
Milford, Worcester, Foxborough, Norwood, Cambridge, Boston,
Quincy, Taunton, Brockton, Plymouth, Fall River, New Bedford,
Mattapoisett, Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown, Vineyard Haven,
Nantucket, Ayer, Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry,
West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol,
Narragansett, Westerly, Newport, and New Shoreham
912 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

..Flash Freeze will result in some icing on area roadways...

A strong cold front will move across the region followed by a
rapid drop in temperature through the 30s and into the 20s. Temps
will drop below freezing during the next few hours in the
interior, between noon and 2 pm in the coastal plain from Boston
to Providence, and 2 to 4 pm along the immediate south coast and
Cape/Islands. The colder air will be accompanied by brief
northwest wind gusts to 40 to 50 mph.

While drying will occur, some icy spots will develop, especially
interior locations, as any standing water quickly freezes.

Motorists should use caution and be prepared for some icy spots.


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