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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
857 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SNOW AND MIXED PRECIPITATION WILL TAPER OFF BETWEEN 10 PM AND
MIDNIGHT MOST AREAS...

MAZ002>004-008>011-026-NHZ011-012-015-271000-
/O.CON.KBOX.WS.W.0009.000000T0000Z-141127T1200Z/
WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-
WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-CHESHIRE NH-
EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...ORANGE...
BARRE...FITCHBURG...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...
NORTHAMPTON...SPRINGFIELD...AYER...JAFFREY...KEENE...MANCHESTER...
NASHUA...PETERBOROUGH...WEARE
857 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...WESTERN AND CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS AS WELL AS
  SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE...

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES...ALONG
  WITH AROUND A TRACE OF ICE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TO SCATTERED FLURRIES BY AROUND
  MIDNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...PRIMARY IMPACTS ARE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL AND DOWNED LIMBS
  AND WIRES DUE TO THE HEAVY WET SNOW. TRAVEL WILL REMAIN
  HAZARDOUS THROUGH MIDNIGHT DUE TO A COMBINATION OF LIGHT TO
  MODERATE SNOW AND TEMPERATURES DROPPING ANOTHER DEGREE OR TWO
  BELOW FREEZING. ROAD CONDITIONS SHOULD GRADUALLY IMPROVE AFTER
  MIDNIGHT...BUT DRIVERS NEED TO BE WARY OF PATCHES OF BLACK ICE
  THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

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
412 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>006-008>012-026-NHZ011-012-015-272115-
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-
EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-CHESHIRE NH-EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-
WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
412 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THURSDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN
CONNECTICUT...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...CENTRAL
MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND SOUTHERN NEW
HAMPSHIRE.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

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

   WINTER STORM WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

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

   WINTER STORM WARNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$



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