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000 WWUS41 KBOX 030916 WSWBOX URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 416 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015 ...A WINTRY MIX OF WEATHER EXPECTED LATE TODAY INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY... MAZ002-008-009-031730- /O.CON.KBOX.WW.Y.0020.150303T2000Z-150304T1500Z/ WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLEMONT...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD 416 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY... * LOCATIONS...THE EAST SLOPES OF THE BERKSHIRES. * HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN. * ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 5 INCHES...ALONG WITH A TRACE TO A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE. * TIMING...BEGINNING AS SNOW LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN TRANSITIONS TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS BEFORE CHANGING TO RAIN TOWARD TOMORROW MORNING. * IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THIS AFTERNOON INTO EVENING IMPACTING THE COMMUTE. SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WHICH IS EXPECTED TO FALL OVERNIGHT TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY WILL BE AN ISSUE FOR THE WEDNESDAY MORNING RUSH HOUR. THE ICE AND LIQUID WATER WILL ADD SIGNIFICANT WEIGHT TO AREA ROOFS. * VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SNOW AND/OR ICE IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP IN THE AFFECTED AREAS...BUT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT. ANY SNOW OR ICE WOULD RESULT IN SLIPPERY CONDITIONS ON UNTREATED ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS. WHEN TEMPERATURES ARE BELOW FREEZING...MOTORISTS NEED TO BE ESPECIALLY CAREFUL ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WHERE SLIPPERY SPOTS CAN EASILY DEVELOP. && $$ CTZ002>004-MAZ003>007-010>019-026-RIZ001>005-031730- /O.CON.KBOX.WW.Y.0020.150303T2000Z-150304T1500Z/ HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA- NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA- EASTERN ESSEX 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-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA- NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI- EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION... VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...GREENFIELD...ORANGE...BARRE... FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...GLOUCESTER... AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER... FOXBORO...NORWOOD...CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON... BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...AYER...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE... WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL 416 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY... * LOCATIONS...MOST OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND...AWAY FROM THE SOUTH COAST. * HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN. * ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES...ALONG WITH A TRACE TO A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE. * TIMING...SNOW BEGINS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN TRANSITIONS TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. THEN CHANCES TO RAIN EARLY TOMORROW MORNING. * IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO EVENING IMPACTING LATTER HALF OF THE COMMUTE. SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OVERNIGHT INTO TOMORROW WILL BE AN ISSUE FOR THE MORNING RUSH HOUR ESPECIALLY ACROSS INTERIOR NEW ENGLAND. THE ADDED ICE AND LIQUID WATER WILL ADD SIGNIFICANT WEIGHT TO AREA ROOFS. * VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SNOW AND/OR ICE IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP IN THE AFFECTED AREAS...BUT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT. ANY SNOW OR ICE WOULD RESULT IN SLIPPERY CONDITIONS ON UNTREATED ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS. WHEN TEMPERATURES ARE BELOW FREEZING...MOTORISTS NEED TO BE ESPECIALLY CAREFUL ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WHERE SLIPPERY SPOTS CAN EASILY DEVELOP. && $$ MAZ020>022-RIZ006-007-031730- /O.CON.KBOX.WW.Y.0020.150303T2000Z-150304T1500Z/ SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA- WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD... MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...NARRAGANSETT... WESTERLY...NEWPORT 416 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY... * LOCATIONS...SOUTH COASTAL RHODE ISLAND AND MASSACHUSETTS. * HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN. * ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW. * TIMING...SNOW BEGINS THIS EVENING AND THEN TRANSITIONS TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN FROM SOUTH TO NORTH DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS BEFORE CHANGING TO RAIN TOMORROW MORNING. * IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THIS EVENING AND MAY IMPACT THE TAIL END OF THE EVENING COMMUTE. SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN EXPECTED OVERNIGHT INTO TOMORROW MORNING MAY MAKE FOR SLIPPERY CONDITIONS AND SIGNIFICANT WEIGHT ON AREA ROOFTOPS AS A TRANSITION TO RAIN OCCURS. * VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SNOW AND/OR ICE IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP IN THE AFFECTED AREAS...BUT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT. ANY SNOW OR ICE WOULD RESULT IN SLIPPERY CONDITIONS ON UNTREATED ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS. WHEN TEMPERATURES ARE BELOW FREEZING...MOTORISTS NEED TO BE ESPECIALLY CAREFUL ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WHERE SLIPPERY SPOTS CAN EASILY DEVELOP. && $$ 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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