Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1247 AM EST THU JAN 22 2015

MAZ020-RIZ005-007-220645-
SOUTHERN BRISTOL-BRISTOL-NEWPORT-
1247 AM EST THU JAN 22 2015

...AN AREA OF HEAVY SNOW WILL AFFECT SOUTHERN BRISTOL COUNTY IN
MASSACHUSETTS...BRISTOL AND NEWPORT COUNTIES IN RHODE ISLAND...

AT 1245 AM EST...AN AREA OF HEAVY SNOW WAS OVER MIDDLETOWN...OR NEAR
NEWPORT...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NEW BEDFORD...FALL RIVER...DARTMOUTH...NEWPORT...BRISTOL...
SOMERSET...PORTSMOUTH...MIDDLETOWN...SWANSEA...TIVERTON...WESTPORT...
JAMESTOWN AND LITTLE COMPTON.

VISIBILITY WILL SUDDENLY DROP TO LESS THAN ONE MILE IN THIS AREA OF
HEAVY SNOW...CREATING HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS AS ROADS ICE UP
QUICKLY.

ROAD CONDITIONS CAN DETERIORATE RAPIDLY IN WINTRY WEATHER. BE ALERT
FOR ICY SPOTS ON ROADS. ALLOW EXTRA TRAVEL TIME.

&&

LAT...LON 4146 7137 4145 7140 4151 7137 4148 7132
      4152 7136 4152 7131 4163 7129 4165 7122
      4165 7127 4169 7124 4164 7121 4179 7117
      4163 7093 4152 7108 4155 7112 4152 7109
      4146 7118 4164 7123 4148 7124
TIME...MOT...LOC 0545Z 214DEG 11KT 4152 7126

$$

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