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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1000 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...ACCUMULATING SNOW LATE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY NIGHT...

CTZ004-MAZ004-012-013-015>019-RIZ001-301100-
/O.CON.KBOX.WW.Y.0009.150130T0500Z-150131T1100Z/
WINDHAM CT-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-
WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-
NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...BARRE...
FITCHBURG...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...BOSTON...
QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD
1000 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES BOSTON...BARRE...
  FITCHBURG...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...QUINCY...BROCKTON AND PLYMOUTH.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS AFTER MIDNIGHT CONTINUES INTO FRIDAY AND
  FRIDAY NIGHT. MOST OF THE SNOW WILL BE LIGHT...BUT A PERIOD OF
  MODERATE SNOW IS LIKELY AT TIMES LATE FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. POOR VISIBILITIES POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT AS WINDS GUST
  TO 30 MPH. ALSO ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 3 TO 6 INCHES WILL
  INCREASE SNOW LOADING/STRESS ON ROOFS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASE FRIDAY NIGHT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  35 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE HALF MILE 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
1147 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

CTZ002>004-MAZ002-003-008>012-017-020>024-RIZ001>008-301700-
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-
EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-
NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-
BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-
WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
1147 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...CENTRAL
MASSACHUSETTS...SOUTHEASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...AND RHODE ISLAND.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

LIGHT SNOW WILL BEGIN ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT. AMOUNTS OF 1 TO
POSSIBLY 3 INCHES ARE FORECAST...HIGHEST OVER THE HIGHER INLAND
TERRAIN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE.
ANOTHER INCH OR TWO IS POSSIBLE THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

FRIDAY NIGHT...WIND CHILLS MAY REACH 15 TO 20 BELOW ZERO ACROSS
PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS. A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...ANOTHER STORM MAY BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW
TO THE REGION. HOWEVER...THE TRACK OF THIS LOW REMAINS IN
QUESTION. LOW CONFIDENCE AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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