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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1103 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

MAZ004>007-010-014-026-010015-
/O.CON.KBOX.WS.A.0004.150202T0000Z-150203T0600Z/
NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-
EASTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...
LOWELL...LAWRENCE...GLOUCESTER...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...
CAMBRIDGE...AYER
1103 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

* LOCATIONS...NORTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS. 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 30 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 30 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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