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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
951 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...A MODERATE SNOWFALL EVENT SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY
MORNING...

MAZ002>008-010-014-026-011100-
/O.CON.KBOX.WW.Y.0019.150301T1700Z-150302T1200Z/
WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-
CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-
WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...ORANGE...
BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...GLOUCESTER...
CHESTERFIELD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...CAMBRIDGE...AYER
951 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO
7 AM EST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...INCLUDE AREAS OF MASSACHUSETTS NORTH OF THE
  MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW DEVELOPS DURING THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON
  HOURS ON SUNDAY...PICKING UP IN INTENSITY SUNDAY EVENING INTO
  SUNDAY NIGHT. THE SNOW CONCLUDES BY DAYBREAK MONDAY.

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

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF 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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