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Wind Chill Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
922 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

MAZ020-021-RIZ005>007-131030-
/O.CON.KBOX.WC.W.0001.160213T1800Z-160214T1700Z/
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-
NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...
MATTAPOISETT...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT
922 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO
NOON EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...THE SOUTH COASTS OF BOTH RHODE ISLAND AND
  MASSACHUSETTS.

* HAZARD TYPES...POTENTIAL LIFE THREATENING WIND CHILLS AND
  STRONG WIND GUSTS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 25 BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING...THE WORST OF THE WIND CHILLS WILL OCCUR SATURDAY
  NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING. THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS WILL OCCUR
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...WIND CHILLS THIS COLD CAN BRING ON FROSTBITE IN AS
  LITTLE AS 15 MINUTES! OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED IN
  THESE CONDITIONS. STRONG WINDS SATURDAY AFTER ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING MAY DOWN A FEW LARGE TREE LIMBS.

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

* AIR TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
  MORNING WILL FALL TO NEAR RECORD COLD VALUES OF ZERO TO 5
  BELOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO FALL TO -25 DEGREES OR COLDER FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS. A
WIND CHILL INDEX BELOW -30 CAN BRING ABOUT FROSTBITE IN AS LITTLE
AS 10 MINUTES. OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED. IF YOU ARE
HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND KEEP YOUR HANDS AND HEAD
COVERED TO PROTECT AGAINST FROSTBITE

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
453 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

MAZ020-021-RIZ005>007-132200-
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-
NEWPORT RI-
453 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO NOON EST
SUNDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WIND CHILL WARNING.

RISK OF COASTAL FLOODING NEXT TUESDAY ALONG THE SOUTH COAST OF MA
AND RI.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



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