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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
307 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

CTZ002>004-MAZ005-006-011-012-150415-
/O.NEW.KBOX.WW.Y.0009.160215T1800Z-160216T1100Z/
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER
307 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM MONDAY TO 6 AM EST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY FOR A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM MONDAY TO 6 AM EST TUESDAY.

* LOCATIONS...INCLUDE NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...AS WELL AS SOUTHERN
  AND CENTRAL PORTIONS OF MASSACHUSETTS.

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

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES...ALONG
  WITH AROUND A TRACE OF ICE.

* TIMING...ONSET OF SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE MONDAY INTO MONDAY
  EVENING BEFORE TRANSITIONING OVER TO SLEET THEN TO FREEZING RAIN
  OVERNIGHT. PRECIPITATION SHOULD CHANGE OVER TO ALL RAIN BY EARLY
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...INCLUDE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITH THE
  ACCUMULATION OF ICE AND SNOW. REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES
  ESPECIALLY WITH SNOW OF ONE HALF DOWN TO ONE QUARTER OF A 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.

&&

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