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Dense Fog Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Taunton MA
1053 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

MAZ020>024-RIZ002>008-251200-
/O.NEW.KBOX.FG.Y.0005.170225T0400Z-170225T1200Z/
Southern Bristol MA-Southern Plymouth MA-Barnstable MA-Dukes MA-
Nantucket MA-Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI-
Eastern Kent RI-Bristol RI-Washington RI-Newport RI-
Block Island RI-
Including the cities of Fall River, New Bedford, Mattapoisett,
Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown, Vineyard Haven, NANTUCKET,
Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich, EAST GREENWICH, WARWICK,
WEST WARWICK, Bristol, Narragansett, Westerly, Newport,
and BLOCK ISLAND
1053 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Dense Fog
Advisory, which is in effect until 7 AM EST Saturday.

* Location...South Coast region of Massachusetts and Rhode Island,
  Narragansett Bay region of Rhode Island.

* Visibilities...One quarter mile or less at times.

* Timing...Until 7 am Saturday.

* Impacts...Locally poor visibility in fog.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile, for at least 3 hours. If
driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of
distance ahead of you.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Taunton MA
354 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>024-026-RIZ001>008-252100-
Hartford CT-Tolland CT-Windham CT-Western Franklin MA-
Eastern Franklin MA-Northern Worcester MA-Central Middlesex MA-
Western Essex MA-Eastern Essex MA-Western Hampshire MA-
Western Hampden MA-Eastern Hampshire MA-Eastern Hampden MA-
Southern Worcester MA-Western Norfolk MA-Southeast Middlesex MA-
Suffolk MA-Eastern Norfolk MA-Northern Bristol MA-
Western Plymouth MA-Eastern Plymouth MA-Southern Bristol MA-
Southern Plymouth MA-Barnstable MA-Dukes MA-Nantucket MA-
Northern Middlesex MA-Northwest Providence RI-
Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI-Eastern Kent RI-Bristol RI-
Washington RI-Newport RI-Block Island RI-
354 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northern Connecticut, all of
Massachusetts except Berkshire County, and Rhode Island.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Areas of fog expected to develop tonight. Low risk for patchy dense
fog after midnight into Saturday morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

We will need to monitor rising water levels across southern New
England into early next week. Much, if not all, of our snowpack
has, or will have, melted this weekend. There is still much more
snowpack upstream, over northern new England, that will push into the
headwaters and head downstream. Some river levels could approach
action stage, especially along the lower Connecticut River.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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