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Hazardous Weather Outlook

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

MAZ023-024-042200-
DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-
454 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

SOME HEAVY WET SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS EVENING...BUT ONLY A COUPLE
OF INCHES OR LESS IS EXPECTED. THE SNOW MAY CHANGE TO A BRIEF
PERIOD OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN...BUT IS MOST LIKELY EXPECTED TO
TRANSITION TO STRAIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

.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 STORM WATCH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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Winter Storm Watch

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...

MAZ023-024-RIZ008-040600-
/O.NEW.KBOX.WS.A.0009.150305T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET...
BLOCK ISLAND
449 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

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

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND SLEET.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW BEGINS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUES THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.
  TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 30.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE POTENTIAL OF ACCUMULATING
SNOW OF 6 OR MORE INCHES IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE NEXT 24 TO
36 HOURS SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO MODIFY
TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD WINTER WEATHER DEVELOP.

&&

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