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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
702 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

MAZ007-015-016-290015-
EASTERN ESSEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-
702 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

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

   COASTAL FLOOD WARNING.
   WINTER STORM WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...ACCUMULATING SNOW IS POSSIBLE WITH
ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...BUT ANTICIPATING LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS
AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
637 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...BLIZZARD WINDING DOWN BUT PERSIST ACROSS CAPE COD AND THE
ISLANDS THROUGH LATE EVENING...

MAZ005>007-012>018-020-021-RIZ001>008-280300-
/O.CAN.KBOX.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150128T0100Z/
/O.EXB.KBOX.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150128T0300Z/
CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN 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-
BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...
CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...FALL RIVER...
NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...
WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...
NEWPORT...BLOCK ISLAND
637 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...BLIZZARD WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING. THE
BLIZZARD WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* LOCATIONS...EASTERN AND SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS AS WELL AS
  ALL OF RHODE ISLAND. THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES AND TOWNS OF
  FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...CAMBRIDGE
   ...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...FALL
  RIVER... NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...
  PROVIDENCE... WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...
  NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY... NEWPORT AND BLOCK ISLAND.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL OF 18 TO 24 INCHES WITH LOCALIZED 36 INCH
  AMOUNTS.

* TIMING...BANDS OF REMAINING SNOW WILL WIND DOWN BETWEEN 8 AND
  10 PM.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL REMAIN SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY EVEN ONCE
  THE SNOW ENDS. GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO RESULT IN BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW THORUGH MIDNIGHT CREATING HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ALL UNNECESSARY TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED! THIS IS A SERIOUS LIFE-
THREATENING STORM!

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.

&&

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