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Blizzard Warning

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

MAZ018-019-021>024-090000-
/O.CON.KBOX.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160209T0000Z/
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-
BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...MATTAPOISETT...
CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET
157 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...EXTREME SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS INCLUDING CAPE COD
  AND THE ISLANDS. THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES AND TOWNS OF
  BROCKTON... PLYMOUTH...MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...
  PROVINCETOWN... VINEYARD HAVEN AND NANTUCKET

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY WET SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL LIKELY
  RESULT IN TREE DAMAGE AND SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES. STRONG
  WINDS AND HEAVY SNOW WILL CREATE BLIZZARD/WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS
  AT TIMES.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES ALONG WITH
  LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO 14 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL FALL HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.
  SNOW INTENSITY WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH BY EARLY EVENING...BUT
  LOCALIZED BANDS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW MAY PERSIST INTO THE
  OVERNIGHT HOURS.

* IMPACTS...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. HEAVY WET SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN
  TREE DAMAGE AND SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* 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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
357 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

MAZ023-090900-
DUKES MA-
357 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 1 PM
EST THIS AFTERNOON...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS.

.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.

   BLIZZARD WARNING.
   COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY.

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

ACCUMULATING SNOW IS ALSO POSSIBLE IN SNOW SHOWERS TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$



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