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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
457 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...A SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY
EVENING...

MAZ022-311800-
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BARNSTABLE MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN
457 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS CANCELLED THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY.

* LOCATIONS...CAPE COD.  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF
  CHATHAM...FALMOUTH AND PROVINCETOWN

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS AFTER MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT...HEAVIEST
  DURING MONDAY...THEN TAPERING OFF MONDAY NIGHT. SNOW MAY
  BRIEFLY MIX WITH SLEET DURING MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH POOR
  VISIBILITY IN SNOW AND BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE POTENTIAL OF ACCUMULATING
SNOW OF 6 OR MORE INCHES IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE NEXT 24 TO
36 HOURS SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO MODIFY
TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD WINTER WEATHER DEVELOP.

&&

$$

CTZ002-003-MAZ011-311800-
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HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...SPRINGFIELD
457 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES AND TOWNS OF HARTFORD...
  WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...VERNON AND SPRINGFIELD.

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS AND HEAVY SNOW.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 19 BELOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS BY MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT...HEAVIEST
  DURING MONDAY...THEN TAPERING OFF MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND
  CHILL INDEX OF -20.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH POOR
  VISIBILITY IN HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO REACH -15 TO -24 DEGREES FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS.
FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND CHILL INDEX
OF -20. IF YOU ARE HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A
HAT AND GLOVES.

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE POTENTIAL OF ACCUMULATING
SNOW OF 6 OR MORE INCHES IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE NEXT 24 TO
36 HOURS SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO MODIFY
TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD WINTER WEATHER DEVELOP.

&&

$$

MAZ009-311800-
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WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BLANDFORD
457 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...EAST SLOPES OF THE BERKSHIRES.

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS AND HEAVY SNOW.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 23 BELOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS BY MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT...HEAVIEST
  DURING MONDAY...THEN TAPERING OFF MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND
  CHILL INDEX OF -20.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH POOR
  VISIBILITY IN HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO REACH -15 TO -24 DEGREES FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS.
FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND CHILL INDEX
OF -20. IF YOU ARE HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A
HAT AND GLOVES.

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE POTENTIAL OF ACCUMULATING
SNOW OF 6 OR MORE INCHES IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE NEXT 24 TO
36 HOURS SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO MODIFY
TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD WINTER WEATHER DEVELOP.

&&

$$

MAZ003-004-010-311800-
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EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENFIELD...ORANGE...BARRE...
FITCHBURG...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON
457 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATIONS...THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES AND TOWNS OF
  GREENFIELD...ORANGE...BARRE...FITCHBURG...AMHERST...
  NORTHAMPTON

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS AND HEAVY SNOW.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 22 BELOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS BY MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT...HEAVIEST
  DURING MONDAY...THEN TAPERING OFF MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND
  CHILL INDEX OF -20.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH POOR
  VISIBILITY IN HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO REACH -15 TO -24 DEGREES FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS.
FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND CHILL INDEX
OF -20. IF YOU ARE HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A
HAT AND GLOVES.

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE POTENTIAL OF ACCUMULATING
SNOW OF 6 OR MORE INCHES IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE NEXT 24 TO
36 HOURS SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO MODIFY
TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD WINTER WEATHER DEVELOP.

&&

$$

MAZ002-008-311800-
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WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLEMONT...CHESTERFIELD
457 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATIONS...EAST SLOPES OF THE BERKSHIRES. THIS INCLUDES THE
  CITIES AND TOWNS OF CHARLEMONT...CHESTERFIELD.

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS AND HEAVY SNOW.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 23 BELOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS BY MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT...HEAVIEST
  DURING MONDAY...THEN TAPERING OFF MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND
  CHILL INDEX OF -20.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH POOR
  VISIBILITY IN HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO REACH -15 TO -24 DEGREES FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS.
FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND CHILL INDEX
OF -20. IF YOU ARE HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A
HAT AND GLOVES.

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE POTENTIAL OF ACCUMULATING
SNOW OF 6 OR MORE INCHES IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE NEXT 24 TO
36 HOURS SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO MODIFY
TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD WINTER WEATHER DEVELOP.

&&

$$

MAZ005>007-014-026-311800-
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CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-
SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...CAMBRIDGE...AYER
457 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATIONS...NORTHEAST MASSACHUETSS. THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES
  AND TOWNS OF FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
  GLOUCESTER...CAMBRIDGE AND AYER

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS AFTER MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT...HEAVIEST
  DURING MONDAY...THEN TAPERING OFF MONDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH POOR
  VISIBILITY IN HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE POTENTIAL OF ACCUMULATING
SNOW OF 6 OR MORE INCHES IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE NEXT 24 TO
36 HOURS SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO MODIFY
TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD WINTER WEATHER DEVELOP.

&&

$$

MAZ023-024-RIZ008-311800-
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DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET...
BLOCK ISLAND
457 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATIONS...THIS INCLUDES BLOCK ISLAND...MARTHAS VINEYARD AND
  NANTUCKET.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS AFTER MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT. THE SNOW MAY
  MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO SLEET AND RAIN MONDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE
  CHANGING BACK TO SNOW.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH POOR
  VISIBILITY IN SNOW AND BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO REACH -15 TO -24 DEGREES FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS.
FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND CHILL INDEX
OF -20. IF YOU ARE HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A
HAT AND GLOVES.

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE POTENTIAL OF ACCUMULATING
SNOW OF 6 OR MORE INCHES IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE NEXT 24 TO
36 HOURS SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO MODIFY
TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD WINTER WEATHER DEVELOP.

&&

$$

CTZ004-MAZ012-013-015>021-RIZ001>007-311800-
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WINDHAM CT-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SUFFOLK MA-
EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...MILFORD...
WORCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...
BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...
FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...
BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT
457 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHEAST CONNECTICUT...RHODE ISLAND AND EASTERN
  MASSACHUSETTS.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND A FOOT.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS AFTER MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT...HEAVIEST
  DURING MONDAY...THEN TAPERING OFF MONDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH POOR
  VISIBILITY IN HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE POTENTIAL OF ACCUMULATING
SNOW OF 6 OR MORE INCHES IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE NEXT 24 TO
36 HOURS SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO MODIFY
TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD WINTER WEATHER DEVELOP.

&&

$$


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