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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
422 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

MAZ005>007-012>017-020-RIZ001>007-092130-
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-
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-
WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
422 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

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...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
157 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

MAZ005>007-012>017-020-RIZ001>007-090300-
/O.CON.KBOX.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160209T1200Z/
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-
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-
BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...
CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...FALL RIVER...
NEW BEDFORD...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...WEST GREENWICH...
WARWICK...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT
157 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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

* LOCATIONS...RHODE ISLAND AND EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS. THIS
  INCLUDES THE CITIES AND TOWNS OF FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
  GLOUCESTER...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...
  CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...FALL RIVER... NEW
  BEDFORD...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...WEST GREENWICH...
  WARWICK...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY AND NEWPORT.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 5 TO 9 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW OF VARYING INTENSITY THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW
  INTENSITY SHOULD DIMINISH BY EARLY EVENING...BUT VERY
  LOCALIZED BANDS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW MAY PERSIST ALONG
  THE NORTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS COAST INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SLOW AT BEST ON WELL TREATED
  SURFACES...AND QUITE DIFFICULT ON ANY UNPLOWED OR UNTREATED
  SURFACES. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IS ALSO EXPECTED
  PARTICULARLY ALONG THE BOSTON TO PROVIDENCE CORRIDOR.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

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

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.

&&

$$



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