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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
451 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL AFFECT MUCH OF EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS
AND RHODE ISLAND RESULTING IN AREAS OF WIND DAMAGE AND POWER
OUTAGES THROUGH THIS MORNING...

CTZ004-MAZ005-006-012-013-017-018-020-021-NHZ012-RIZ001>007-
231700-
/O.EXT.KBOX.WI.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-141024T0300Z/
WINDHAM CT-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-
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...FRAMINGHAM...
LOWELL...LAWRENCE...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...
TAUNTON...BROCKTON...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...
MANCHESTER...NASHUA...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...
WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...
NEWPORT
451 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* 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 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.

&&

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