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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1000 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...ACCUMULATING SNOW LATE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY NIGHT...

MAZ005>007-014-026-301100-
/O.CON.KBOX.WS.W.0004.150130T0500Z-150131T1100Z/
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
1000 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS. THIS
  INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
  GLOUCESTER...CAMBRIDGE AND AYER.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

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

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS AFTER MIDNIGHT CONTINUES INTO FRIDAY AND
  FRIDAY NIGHT. MOST OF THE SNOW WILL BE LIGHT...BUT A PERIOD OF
  MODERATE SNOW IS EXPECTED AT TIMES LATE FRIDAY AND FRIDAY
  NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. POOR VISIBILITIES POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT AS WINDS GUST
  TO 30 MPH. ALSO ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 4 TO 8 INCHES WILL
  INCREASE SNOW LOADING AND STRESS ON ROOFS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASE FRIDAY NIGHT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  35 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1147 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

MAZ004>007-013>016-018-019-026-301700-
NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-
EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
1147 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM
EST SATURDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL
MASSACHUSETTS...EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS
AND SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

FRIDAY NIGHT...WIND CHILLS MAY REACH 15 TO 20 BELOW ZERO ACROSS
NORTH CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS. A WIND CHILL ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE
NEEDED.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...ANOTHER STORM MAY BRING ACCUMULATING
SNOW TO THE REGION. HOWEVER...THE TRACK OF THIS LOW REMAINS IN
QUESTION. LOW CONFIDENCE AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



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