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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
458 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...A MAJOR WINTER STORM EXPECTED VERY LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY
EVENING...

MAZ023-024-RIZ008-011800-
/O.UPG.KBOX.WS.A.0004.150202T0200Z-150203T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KBOX.WW.Y.0010.150202T0200Z-150203T0600Z/
DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET...
BLOCK ISLAND
458 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
1 AM EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...SLEET AND RAIN...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EST TUESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...THIS INCLUDES BLOCK ISLAND...MARTHAS VINEYARD AND
  NANTUCKET.

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

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW ALONG WITH A PERIOD OF SLEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. SNOW FALLS HEAVY
  AT TIMES INTO MID MORNING ON MONDAY. THE SNOW WILL CHANGE TO
  SLEET THEN RAIN BEFORE MIDDAY THEN CHANGE BACK TO SNOW MONDAY
  EVENING BEFORE ENDING.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH SNOW COVERED
  ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE HALF MILE OR LESS 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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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
431 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

MAZ023-024-RIZ008-020945-
DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
431 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM
EST TUESDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS
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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

$$



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