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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
752 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

MAZ022>024-RIZ008-220900-
/O.NEW.KBOX.FG.Y.0001.170122T0052Z-170122T1500Z/
/O.CON.KBOX.HW.W.0001.170123T1400Z-170124T0900Z/
BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...
VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET...BLOCK ISLAND
752 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST SUNDAY...
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM MONDAY TO 4 AM
EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST SUNDAY.

* LOCATION...CAPE COD...MARTHAS VINEYARD...NANTUCKET...AND BLOCK
  ISLAND.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES TONIGHT INTO
  SUNDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH MONDAY
  MORNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING DUE TO LOW
  VISIBILITY. STRONG EAST WINDS WILL BE CAPABLE OF DOWNING TREES
  AND POWER LINES. THE WINDS MAY ALSO CAUSE PROPERTY DAMAGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW
DOWN...USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF
YOU.

A HIGH WIND WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 40 MPH ARE
EXPECTED FOR AT LEAST ONE HOUR...WITH GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR GREATER
AT ANY TIME. DAMAGE TO TREES...POWER LINES...AND PROPERTY ARE
POSSIBLE WITH WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE. POWER OUTAGES ARE LIKELY.
TAKE ACTION TO SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

&&

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