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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
454 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>019-026-RIZ001-002-042200-
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-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-
454 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

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

.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 WEATHER ADVISORY.

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

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

   WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

THERE IS THE MODERATE THREAT FOR MORE ACCUMULATING SNOW WEDNESDAY
NIGHT INTO THURSDAY. THE HIGHEST TOTALS WILL BE CLOSEST TO OR ON
THE SOUTH COASTS OF RI AND MA. WARNING LEVEL SNOWS ARE POSSIBLE
THERE...ELSEWHERE LESS SNOW IS EXPECTED WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF
ONLY VERY LIGHT SNOW NORTH OF THE MASS PIKE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
449 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...A WINTRY MIX OF WEATHER EXPECTED THIS EVENING INTO EARLY
WEDNESDAY FOLLOWED BY SNOW ON THE SOUTH COAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

CTZ002>004-MAZ003>007-010>019-026-RIZ001-002-040600-
/O.CON.KBOX.WW.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-150304T1500Z/
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-
NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-
EASTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...GREENFIELD...ORANGE...BARRE...
FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...GLOUCESTER...
AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...
FOXBORO...NORWOOD...CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...
BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...AYER...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE
449 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...MOST OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND...AWAY FROM THE SOUTH
  COAST AND THE BERKSHIRES.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 5 INCHES...ALONG WITH
  AROUND A TRACE OF ICE.

* TIMING...SNOW THIS EVENING CHANGES TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN
  FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST DURING THE NIGHT...THEN CHANGES TO
  RAIN EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY
  IMPACTING THE LATTER PART OF THE EVENING COMMUTE. SLEET AND
  FREEZING RAIN OVERNIGHT AND EARLY WEDNESDAY WILL BE AN ISSUE
  FOR THE MORNING RUSH HOUR ESPECIALLY ACROSS INTERIOR NEW
  ENGLAND. THE ADDED ICE AND LIQUID WATER WILL ADD SIGNIFICANT
  WEIGHT TO AREA ROOFS.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE HALF MILE TO ONE 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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