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Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
911 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

MAZ018-019-021>024-081015-
/O.CON.KBOX.BZ.W.0002.160208T0900Z-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
911 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 7 PM EST
MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...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 MAY RESULT IN
  DOWN TREE LIMBS AND POSSIBLE POWER OUTAGES. STRONG WINDS AND
  HEAVY SNOW WILL CREATE BLIZZARD/WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES...BUT
  POTENTIALLY UP TO 18 INCHES OVER PARTS OF PLYMOUTH COUNTY AND
  UPPER CAPE COD. LESS SNOWFALL OF 4 TO 8 INCHES IS EXPECTED FOR
  NANTUCKET.

* TIMING...SNOW OVERSPREADS THE AREA BETWEEN 3 AM TO 5 AM MONDAY
  MORNING WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOW OCCURRING AFTER 7 AM AND INTO THE
  EARLY AFTERNOON. SNOW INTENSITY WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH BETWEEN 4
  PM TO 7 PM. SNOW MAY BEGIN AS A BRIEF PERIOD OF RAIN ACROSS
  PORTIONS OF THE CAPE AND ISLANDS...BUT WILL QUICKLY FLIP TO
  SNOW BY DAYBREAK IF THAT HAPPENS.

* 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.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 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.

&&

$$



Coastal Flood Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
907 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

MAZ007-015-016-023-081015-
/O.CON.KBOX.CF.Y.0003.160208T1400Z-160208T1800Z/
EASTERN ESSEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-DUKES MA-
907 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 1 PM EST MONDAY...

* LOCATION...MARTHAS VINEYARD AND THE NORTH SHORE OF MASSACHUSETTS FROM BOSTON
  NORTHWARD TO THE MA/NH BORDER.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED.

* TIMING...FROM 9 AM TO 1 PM MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR
  BASEMENTS DUE TO THE HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE OR WAVE SPLASHOVER. THE MAJORITY
  OF ROADS REMAIN PASSABLE WITH ONLY ISOLATED CLOSURES. THERE IS NO
  SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO LIFE AND ANY IMPACT ON PROPERTY IS MINIMAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF THE MOST
VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO THE HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE OR WAVE
SPLASHOVER.  THE MAJORITY OF ROADS REMAIN PASSABLE WITH ONLY ISOLATED CLOSURES.
THERE IS NO SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO LIFE AND ANY IMPACT ON PROPERTY IS MINIMAL.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

NEWBURYPORT

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    7.5- 8.0    07/11 PM   -0.5/ 0.0    3-8       NONE
   10.7-11.2    08/11 AM    1.5/ 2.0   11-12     MINOR
    9.8-10.3    09/12 AM    1.5/ 2.0   11-12      NONE
    9.7-10.2    09/12 PM    0.2/ 0.7    8-10      NONE
    8.9- 9.4    10/12 AM    0.2/ 0.7    4-6       NONE
    9.3- 9.8    10/01 PM   -0.3/ 0.2    2-3       NONE

GLOUCESTER HARBOR

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    8.3- 8.8    07/10 PM   -0.3/ 0.2    3-7       NONE
   11.8-12.3    08/11 AM    1.8/ 2.2   13-15     MINOR
   10.9-11.4    08/11 PM    1.8/ 2.2   12-14      NONE
   10.8-11.3    09/11 AM    0.5/ 1.0   10-12      NONE
    9.9-10.4    10/12 AM    0.4/ 0.9    5-7       NONE
   10.5-11.0    10/12 PM    0.0/ 0.5    3-4       NONE

REVERE

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    9.2- 9.7    07/11 PM   -0.2/ 0.3    2-7       NONE
   12.6-13.1    08/11 AM    1.8/ 2.2   10-11     MINOR
   11.6-12.1    08/11 PM    1.7/ 2.2   10-11     MINOR
   11.3-11.8    09/12 PM    0.2/ 0.8    7-8       NONE
   10.7-11.2    10/12 AM    0.4/ 0.9    4-6       NONE
   11.2-11.7    10/12 PM    0.0/ 0.5    2-3       NONE

BOSTON HARBOR

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    9.5-10.0    07/11 PM   -0.2/ 0.2    2-3       NONE
   12.9-13.4    08/11 AM    1.7/ 2.2     3       MINOR
   11.8-12.3    08/11 PM    1.6/ 2.0    2-3      MINOR
   11.8-12.3    09/12 PM    0.2/ 0.8     1        NONE
   10.9-11.4    10/12 AM    0.2/ 0.8     1        NONE
   11.5-12.0    10/12 PM   -0.2/ 0.3     1        NONE

VINEYARD HAVEN

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    3.1- 3.6    08/08 AM    1.1/ 1.6     4        NONE
    2.7- 3.2    09/10 AM    0.8/ 1.3     2        NONE
    1.7- 2.2    10/11 AM   -0.2/ 0.3     1        NONE

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
358 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

MAZ023-082100-
DUKES MA-
358 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 7 PM EST MONDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 1 PM EST MONDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON 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.

.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.

   BLIZZARD WARNING.
   COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY.

ACCUMULATING SNOW IS ALSO POSSIBLE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$



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