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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1103 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...A SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY
EVENING...

CTZ002>004-MAZ011>013-015>022-RIZ001>007-010015-
/O.CON.KBOX.WS.A.0004.150202T0000Z-150203T0600Z/
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SUFFOLK MA-
EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-
BARNSTABLE MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-
WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-
NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...
WORCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...
BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...
CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...
PROVIDENCE...WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...
WESTERLY...NEWPORT
1103 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHEAST CONNECTICUT...RHODE ISLAND AND EASTERN
  MASSACHUSETTS.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS AFTER MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT...HEAVIEST
  DURING MONDAY...THEN TAPERING OFF MONDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH POOR
  VISIBILITY IN HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS 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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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
852 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...STRONG GUSTY NORTHWEST TODAY...

MAZ007-015-016-019>021-RIZ005>007-312200-
/O.CON.KBOX.WI.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150131T2300Z/
EASTERN ESSEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-
BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GLOUCESTER...BOSTON...QUINCY...
PLYMOUTH...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...BRISTOL...
NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT
852 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...INCLUDING THE CITIES AND TOWNS OF OF...GLOUCESTER...
   BOSTON...QUINCY...PLYMOUTH...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...
  MATTAPOISETT... BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY AND NEWPORT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...THROUGH TODAY.

* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG ARE CAPABLE OF DOWNING SMALL TREE
  LIMBS AND BRANCHES...POSSIBLY CAUSING ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES.
  DRIVING CAN ALSO BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES. THESE WIND GUSTS WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW WHICH COULD
  DROP VISIBILITIES TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BE
31 TO 39 MPH OR GUSTS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 46 AND 57 MPH. WINDS
THIS STRONG ARE CAPABLE OF DOWNING SMALL TREE LIMBS AND
BRANCHES...POSSIBLY CAUSING ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES.  DRIVING CAN
ALSO BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
431 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

MAZ007-015-016-019>021-RIZ005>007-010945-
EASTERN ESSEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-
NEWPORT RI-
431 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...SOUTHEASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND.

.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.

   WIND ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

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...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.

$$



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