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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
415 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...LIGHT SNOW DEVELOPS LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON BUT THE
BULK OF THE ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL OCCUR THIS EVENING WITH THE
HIGHEST AMOUNTS EXPECTED SOUTH OF THE MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE...

CTZ002>004-MAZ009-011-RIZ001-011715-
/O.UPG.KBOX.WS.A.0008.150301T1700Z-150302T1200Z/
/O.EXA.KBOX.WW.Y.0019.150301T1700Z-150302T1200Z/
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-
EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...BLANDFORD...SPRINGFIELD...
FOSTER...SMITHFIELD
415 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 AM EST
MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN CONNECTICUT AND NORTHWEST RHODE ISLAND.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW.

* TIMING...AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON. THE
  SNOW WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY BY LATE AFTERNOON. THE BULK OF
  THE ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 3 PM AND 1 AM...WHEN
  SNOWFALL RATES MAY BRIEFLY REACH 1 INCH PER HOUR. THE SNOW WILL
  TAPER OFF TO FLURRIES TOWARD DAYBREAK MONDAY.

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

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 20S.

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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
355 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>016-022>024-026-RIZ001-008-020900-
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
355 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

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

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...CENTRAL
MASSACHUSETTS...EASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...SOUTHEASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND AND
SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND.

.DAY ONE...TODAY 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...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

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

   WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...ANOTHER STORM WILL LIKELY BRING A
PERIOD OF SNOW TUESDAY NIGHT THAT CHANGES TO ICE IN THE INTERIOR
AND RAIN ALONG THE COAST. PRECIPITATION MAY CHANGE TO RAIN IN ALL
AREAS MIDDAY WEDNESDAY. CONFIDENCE IN THE DETAILS IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



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