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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
415 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...A QUICK MOVING SYSTEM WILL BRING ACCUMULATING SNOWS TO THE
REGION LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...THE BULK OF THE
ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL OCCUR THIS EVENING WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS
EXPECTED SOUTH OF THE MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE...

RIZ008-020515-
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BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BLOCK ISLAND
415 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOWFALL...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST MONDAY.
THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...INCLUDE BLOCK ISLAND

* HAZARD TYPES...WET SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES OF SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
  EVENING. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO MIX WITH RAIN FOR A PERIOD OF
  TIME. THE PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO END BY DAYBREAK MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY
  FOR A TIME THIS EVENING. VISIBILITY WILL BE POOR AT TIMES. GIVEN
  TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR FREEZING...THE SNOW WILL BE OF THE WET
  VARIETY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 30.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN AN AVERAGE OF 6 OR MORE
INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR FOR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. TRAVEL WILL BE SLOW AT BEST ON WELL
TREATED SURFACES...AND QUITE DIFFICULT ON ANY UNPLOWED OR
UNTREATED SURFACES.

&&

$$

MAZ017>021-RIZ002>007-020515-
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NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-
WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-
NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...
FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...PROVIDENCE...
WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...
NEWPORT
415 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND AS WELL AS MOST
  OF SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS RIGHT TO THE SOUTH COAST AND AS FAR
  EAST AS THE CAPE COD CANAL.

* HAZARD TYPES...WET SNOW.

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

* TIMING...THE SNOW WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY THIS EVENING
  FALLING MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES. THE BULK OF THE ACCUMULATING
  SNOW WILL OCCUR DURING THIS EVENING THROUGH 1 AM. SNOWFALL RATES
  MAY BE ON THE ORDER OF 1 INCH PER HOUR AT TIMES. THE SNOW WILL
  TAPER OFF TOWARD DAYBREAK MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.
  VISIBILITY WILL BE POOR AT TIMES. GIVEN TEMPERATURES WILL BE
  NEAR FREEZING...THE SNOW WILL BE OF THE WET VARIETY ESPECIALLY
  NEAR THE SOUTH COAST. THIS MAY EXACERBATE ANY ON GOING ROOF
  PROBLEMS.

* UNCERTAINTY...THE HEAVIEST SNOW LOOKS TO OCCUR CLOSE TO THE
  SOUTH COAST. HOWEVER...THERE IS A LOW RISK THE SNOW COULD MIX
  WITH OR CHANGE TO A PERIOD OF RAIN NEAR THE SOUTH COAST. IF
  THIS OCCURS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LESS THAN FORECAST.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S AND LOWER 30S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN AN AVERAGE OF 6 OR MORE
INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR FOR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. TRAVEL WILL BE SLOW AT BEST ON WELL
TREATED SURFACES...AND QUITE DIFFICULT ON ANY UNPLOWED OR
UNTREATED SURFACES.

&&

$$

MAZ022>024-020515-
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BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...
VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET
415 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...CAPE COD...MARTHAS VINEYARD...AND NANTUCKET.

* HAZARD TYPES...WET SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 6 INCHES ON CAPE COD...2 TO 5 INCHES
  ON NANTUCKET AND MARTHAS VINEYARD.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY THIS EVENING. THE SNOW
  IS EXPECTED TO MIX WITH RAIN AT TIMES. THE PRECIPITATION IS
  EXPECTED TO COME TO AN END TOWARD DAYBREAK MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND
  SLIPPERY FOR A TIME THIS EVENING.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE HALF MILE OR LESS 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.

&&

$$

MAZ002>008-010-012>016-026-020515-
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WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-
CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-
WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-
WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-
EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...ORANGE...
BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...GLOUCESTER...
CHESTERFIELD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...MILFORD...WORCESTER...
FOXBORO...NORWOOD...CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...AYER
415 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...THE WORCESTER AND BOSTON CORRIDORS INCLUDING THE
  FOXBORO AND NORWOOD AREAS.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY EARLY THIS
  EVENING...WITH THE BULK OF THE ACCUMULATING SNOW OCCURRING
  BETWEEN THROUGH 1 AM. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TOWARD DAYBREAK
  MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND
  SLIPPERY BY THIS EVENING ALONG WITH POOR VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 MPH OR LESS.

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 20S.

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-MAZ009-011-RIZ001-020515-
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HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-
EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...BLANDFORD...SPRINGFIELD...
FOSTER...SMITHFIELD
415 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN CONNECTICUT AND NORTHWEST RHODE ISLAND.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA THIS EVENING. THE
  BULK OF THE ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL OCCUR THROUGH 1 AM. SNOWFALL
  RATES MAY BRIEFLY REACH 1 INCH PER HOUR DURING THIS TIMEFRAME.
  THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TOWARD DAYBREAK MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND
  SLIPPERY BY EVENING ALONG WITH POOR VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 20S.

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.

&&

$$


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