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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
454 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

MAZ020>022-RIZ003>007-042200-
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-
WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
454 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

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

   WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

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

   WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.
   WINTER STORM WATCH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$



Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
449 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...A WINTRY MIX OF WEATHER EXPECTED THIS EVENING INTO EARLY
WEDNESDAY FOLLOWED BY SNOW ON THE SOUTH COAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

MAZ020>022-RIZ006-007-040600-
/O.NEW.KBOX.WS.A.0009.150305T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
/O.CON.KBOX.WW.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-150304T1500Z/
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-
WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...
MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...NARRAGANSETT...
WESTERLY...NEWPORT
449 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

* LOCATIONS...SOUTH COASTAL RHODE ISLAND AND MASSACHUSETTS.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW TONIGHT ALONG WITH A
  TRACE OF ICE ACCUMULATION. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION
  EXPECTED WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW THIS EVENING WILL CHANGE TO SLEET AND FREEZING
  RAIN FROM SOUTH TO NORTH DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS BEFORE
  CHANGING TO RAIN EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THIS
  EVENING AND MAY IMPACT THE TAIL END OF THE EVENING COMMUTE.
  SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OVERNIGHT MAY MAKE FOR SLIPPERY
  CONDITIONS AND SIGNIFICANT WEIGHT ON AREA ROOFTOPS AS A
  TRANSITION TO RAIN OCCURS.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...RISING INTO THE LOWER 30S.

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.

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.

&&

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
449 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...A WINTRY MIX OF WEATHER EXPECTED THIS EVENING INTO EARLY
WEDNESDAY FOLLOWED BY SNOW ON THE SOUTH COAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

MAZ020>022-RIZ006-007-040600-
/O.NEW.KBOX.WS.A.0009.150305T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
/O.CON.KBOX.WW.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-150304T1500Z/
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-
WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...
MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...NARRAGANSETT...
WESTERLY...NEWPORT
449 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

* LOCATIONS...SOUTH COASTAL RHODE ISLAND AND MASSACHUSETTS.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW TONIGHT ALONG WITH A
  TRACE OF ICE ACCUMULATION. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION
  EXPECTED WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW THIS EVENING WILL CHANGE TO SLEET AND FREEZING
  RAIN FROM SOUTH TO NORTH DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS BEFORE
  CHANGING TO RAIN EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THIS
  EVENING AND MAY IMPACT THE TAIL END OF THE EVENING COMMUTE.
  SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OVERNIGHT MAY MAKE FOR SLIPPERY
  CONDITIONS AND SIGNIFICANT WEIGHT ON AREA ROOFTOPS AS A
  TRANSITION TO RAIN OCCURS.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...RISING INTO THE LOWER 30S.

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.

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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