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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
350 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...

CTZ011-012-NJZ004-006-104>108-NYZ071>075-078>081-176>179-011100-
/O.CON.KOKX.WS.A.0003.150202T0000Z-150202T2300Z/
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-
EASTERN BERGEN-WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-
EASTERN UNION-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-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-
350 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...THE NEW YORK CITY AND NEW JERSEY METROPOLITAN
  AREAS...LONG ISLAND...AND SOUTHEASTERN COASTAL CONNECTICUT.

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

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES...WITH A
  TENTH TO A QUARTER INCH OF ICE ACROSS NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE
  NEW YORK CITY AND NEW JERSEY METROPOLITAN AREAS AND NORTHWESTERN
  LONG ISLAND. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 6 INCHES AND A FEW
  HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE ACROSS SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE NEW
  YORK CITY AND NEW JERSEY METROPOLITAN AREAS AND SOUTHEASTERN
  PORTIONS OF LONG ISLAND AND COASTAL CONNECTICUT.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S.

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

* TIMING...LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND
  SIGNIFICANT SNOW...SLEET AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
942 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...A MAJOR WINTER STORM EXPECTED VERY LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
MONDAY EVENING...

MAZ020>022-RIZ005>007-011045-
/O.CON.KBOX.WS.A.0004.150202T0200Z-150203T0600Z/
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-BRISTOL RI-
WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...
MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...BRISTOL...
NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT
942 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTH COASTS OF BOTH MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE
  ISLAND AS WELL AS CAPE COD.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW ALONG WITH A PERIOD OF SLEET AND
  FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 5 TO 9 INCHES...ALONG
  WITH A TRACE OF ICE ACCRETION POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS AFTER MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT. SNOW FALLS
  HEAVY AT TIMES MONDAY MORNING AT THE RATE OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER
  HOUR AND IMPACTS THE MORNING RUSH HOUR. SNOW MAY MIX WITH AND
  CHANGE TO A PERIOD OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN FOR A TIME LATE
  MONDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PRECIPITATION MAY CHANGE TO A
  PERIOD OF ALL RAIN ACROSS PORTIONS OF CAPE COD. ANY MIXED
  PRECIPITATION SHOULD CHANGE BACK TO SNOW MONDAY EVENING BEFORE
  ENDING.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  POOR VISIBILITY. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ALSO EXPECTED.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
745 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...A SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM IS POSSIBLE FROM LATE SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE LOCATED OVER THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS THIS EVENING
WILL PROGRESS TO THE EAST. THE LOW IS FORECAST TO MOVE UP THE OHIO
RIVER VALLEY ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY NIGHT AND IT SHOULD
PASS OVER OUR REGION ON MONDAY.

NJZ009-010-012-PAZ101-103-105-011100-
/O.CON.KPHI.WS.A.0002.150202T0000Z-150202T1800Z/
HUNTERDON-SOMERSET-MIDDLESEX-WESTERN CHESTER-WESTERN MONTGOMERY-
UPPER BUCKS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGTON...SOMERVILLE...
NEW BRUNSWICK...HONEY BROOK...OXFORD...COLLEGEVILLE...POTTSTOWN...
CHALFONT...PERKASIE
745 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...THE POTENTIAL FOR 2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...THE POTENTIAL FOR ONE TENTH TO ONE QUARTER
  INCH OF INCH.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW IS FORECAST TO SPREAD INTO THE REGION FROM
  THE WEST LATE ON SUNDAY. THE SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
  SUNDAY NIGHT AND IT SHOULD MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO SLEET AND
  FREEZING RAIN FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING. SOME
  LOCATIONS COULD SEE A CHANGE TO ALL RAIN, AS WELL. THE MIXED
  PRECIPITATION MAY CHANGE BACK TO ALL SNOW BEFORE ENDING
  GRADUALLY ON MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THERE WILL BE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ON SUNDAY
  NIGHT AND MONDAY. MONDAY MORNING`S COMMUTE MAY BE PARTICULARLY
  DIFFICULT.

* WINDS...EAST TO NORTH AT 10 MPH OR LESS FOR SUNDAY NIGHT AND
  MONDAY MORNING, BECOMING NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 20 MPH ON MONDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN A HALF MILE AT TIMES FROM SUNDAY NIGHT
  INTO MONDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES...MAINLY FROM THE UPPER 20 TO THE LOWER 30S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THAT THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR
SIGNIFICANT SNOW, SLEET OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT
TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

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