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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
940 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...VERY STRONG NORTHEAST WIND GUSTS WILL AFFECT THE EXTREME EAST
COAST OF MASSACHUSETTS AND RESULT IN WIND DAMAGE AND POWER
OUTAGES THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...

CTZ004-MAZ012-013-017-018-020-021-NHZ012-RIZ001>007-230945-
/O.EXA.KBOX.WI.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-141023T1200Z/
WINDHAM CT-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-
NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...MILFORD...
WORCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...FALL RIVER...
NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...MANCHESTER...NASHUA...FOSTER...
SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...
NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT
940 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THURSDAY.

* LOCATION...FOR MUCH EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS INTO WORCESTER COUNTY
  AND SOUTHWARD INTO NORTHEAST CONNECTICUT AND ALL OF RHODE
  ISLAND. THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING CITIES AND TOWNS OF
  PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBORO...
  NORWOOD...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...
  MATTAPOISETT...MANCHESTER...NASHUA...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...
  PROVIDENCE...WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...
  NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY AND NEWPORT.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR TONIGHT IN HEAVY RAIN
  SQUALLS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

* IMPACTS...THESE STRONG WINDS MAY RESULT IN SOME DOWNED TREE
  LIMBS AND EVEN ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES. THE HEAVY RAIN COMBINED
  WITH MANY FULLY LEAFED TREES WILL LIKELY EXACERBATE THE
  POTENTIAL FOR DOWNED TREE LIMBS.

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
410 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>004-008>012-023-024-NHZ011-RIZ001>008-232015-
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-CHESHIRE NH-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
410 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN MAY LEAD TO MINOR NUISANCE AND POOR DRAINAGE
FLOODING ACROSS THE REGION MAINLY THIS EVENING INTO THE EARLY HALF
OF THE DAY THURSDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN MAY LEAD TO MINOR NUISANCE AND POOR DRAINAGE
FLOODING ACROSS THE REGION MAINLY THIS EVENING INTO THE EARLY HALF
OF THE DAY THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.

$$



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