Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1047 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

CTZ002-003-MAZ002>006-008>012-026-232200-
/O.CON.KBOX.WW.Y.0004.170123T2100Z-170124T1200Z/
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-
NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-
WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...ORANGE...BARRE...FITCHBURG...
FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...
AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...AYER
1047 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...EAST SLOPES OF THE BERKSHIRES IN WESTERN
  MASSACHUSETTS...THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF NORTHERN WORCESTER
  COUNTY...AND EXTREME NORTHWEST HARTFORD COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW/SLEET ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 4 INCHES. A
  TENTH TO A QUARTER INCH OF ICE ACCRETION IS POSSIBLE ACROSS
  THE HIGH TERRAIN ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE BERKSHIRES AND
  NORTHERN WORCESTER HILLS.

* TIMING...WHILE SOME LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS...SLEET AND POCKETS OF
  FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.
  HEAVIER PRECIPITATION IN THE FORM OF SLEET AND/OR SNOW WILL
  DEVELOP BETWEEN 5 AND 8 PM THIS EVENING AND POTENTIALLY IMPACT
  THE EVENING RUSH HOUR. PRECIPITATION SHOULD TRANSITION TO OVER
  FREEZING RAIN BY DAYBREAK TUESDAY AND CONTINUE AT TIMES INTO
  THE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS AND WALKWAYS WILL BE SLIPPERY
  ESPECIALLY THIS EVENING INTO TUESDAY MORNING. THERE IS A LOW
  RISK THAT ENOUGH ICE ACCRETION MAY OCCUR TO RESULT IN ISOLATED
  POWER OUTAGES.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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