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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
702 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

MAZ019-022-290015-
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-
702 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EST THIS EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

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

   COASTAL FLOOD WARNING.
   BLIZZARD WARNING.

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

THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...ACCUMULATING SNOW IS POSSIBLE WITH
ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...BUT ANTICIPATING LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS
AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
637 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...BLIZZARD WINDING DOWN BUT PERSIST ACROSS CAPE COD AND THE
ISLANDS THROUGH LATE EVENING...

MAZ022-023-280300-
/O.EXT.KBOX.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150128T0300Z/
BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...
VINEYARD HAVEN
637 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...CAPE COD AND MARTHAS VINEYARD. THIS INCLUDES THE
  TOWNS OF CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN AND VINEYARD HAVEN.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW...STRONG WINDS AND BLIZZARD
  CONDITIONS. CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. STRONG TO
  DAMAGING WINDS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 12 TO 24 INCHES WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* TIMING...BANDS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW CONTINUE INTO MID
  EVENING. THE STEADY SNOW SHOULD TAPER OFF TO SCATTERED SNOW
  SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN WHITE-OUT
  AND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AT TIMES THROUGH THE EVENING. TRAVEL
  WILL BE IMPOSSIBLE AND LIFE THREATENING ACROSS THE ENTIRE
  REGION. STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN DOWNED TREE LIMBS AND
  ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES.

* WINDS...NORTHERLY WIND GUSTS OF 45 TO 55 MPH WILL GRADUALLY
  DIMINISH THIS EVENING. HOWEVER...IT WILL REMAIN WINDY WITH
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW CONTINUING INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OR FREQUENT
GUSTS OVER 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH CONSIDERABLE FALLING AND/OR
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. VISIBILITIES WILL BECOME POOR WITH
WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES. THOSE VENTURING OUTDOORS MAY BECOME
LOST OR DISORIENTED...SO PERSONS IN THE WARNING AREA ARE ADVISED
TO STAY INDOORS.

ALL UNNECESSARY TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED! THIS IS A SERIOUS LIFE-
THREATENING STORM!

&&

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