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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1258 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...ACCUMULATING SNOW ACROSS SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE
ISLAND THIS AFTERNOON...

MAZ020>022-RIZ003>007-060000-
/O.UPG.KBOX.WW.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
/O.EXA.KBOX.WS.W.0009.000000T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-
WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-
NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...
MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...
WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...
NEWPORT
1258 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTH COASTAL
  MASSACHUSETTS. THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES AND TOWNS OF FALL
  RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...
  PROVINCETOWN...WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...
  NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY AND NEWPORT.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON WILL
  TAPER OFF BETWEEN 4 PM AND 7 PM.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS AND SIDEWALKS WILL BE SLIPPERY...
  MAKING FOR DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES. POOR VISIBILITY WILL ALSO
  BE A CONCERN.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR MINOR SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
WHICH CAN HAVE AN AFFECT ON TRAVEL. ALLOW EXTRA TRAVEL TIME AND
BE ALERT FOR SLIPPERY ROADS...ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND
OVERPASSES.

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN AN AVERAGE OF 6 OR MORE
INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR FOR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. TRAVEL WILL BE SLOW AT BEST ON WELL
TREATED SURFACES...AND QUITE DIFFICULT ON ANY UNPLOWED OR
UNTREATED SURFACES.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1258 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...ACCUMULATING SNOW ACROSS SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE
ISLAND THIS AFTERNOON...

MAZ023-024-RIZ008-060000-
/O.CON.KBOX.WS.W.0009.000000T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET...
BLOCK ISLAND
1258 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...BLOCK ISLAND...MARTHAS VINEYARD...AND NANTUCKET.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND SLEET.

* ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON
  BEGINS TO TAPER OFF BETWEEN 5 PM AND 7 PM.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS AND SIDEWALKS WILL BE SLIPPERY...
  MAKING FOR DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES. POOR VISIBILITY WILL ALSO
  BE A CONCERN.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLAN ON EXTRA TRAVEL TIME IF YOU MUST DRIVE TODAY. THE BEST PLAN
IS TO STAY INDOORS IF POSSIBLE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
113 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...SNOW AND PLUMMETING TEMPERATURES TODAY...

CTZ011-012-052200-
/O.UPG.KOKX.WW.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
/O.EXA.KOKX.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-
113 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING
FOR SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX AND SOUTHERN NEW LONDON COUNTIES...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX AND SOUTHERN NEW LONDON COUNTIES
  IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 5 TO 7 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES UNTIL 4 PM...BEFORE
  TAPERING OFF LATER THIS AFTERNOON.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 20S.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO FALLING
  TEMPERATURES AND ROAD ICING...REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND
  ACCUMULATING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
113 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...SNOW AND PLUMMETING TEMPERATURES TODAY...

NJZ006-106>108-NYZ072>075-078>081-176>179-052200-
/O.CON.KOKX.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
HUDSON-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHERN QUEENS-
NORTHERN NASSAU-SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
113 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...EASTERN ESSEX...UNION...AND HUDSON COUNTIES IN NEW
  JERSEY...AND NEW YORK CITY AND LONG ISLAND IN NEW YORK.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 8 INCHES WITH ISOLATED
  HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES UNTIL 4 PM...TAPERING OFF
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO FALLING
  TEMPERATURES AND ROAD ICING...GREATLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND
  SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW
  IS POSSIBLE LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

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