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Weather Alerts for Massachusetts - South & East


Last updated: Saturday, April 1, 2017 9:32 AM


Winter Weather Advisory

See the Estimated Snowfall Page for accumulation detials

Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Taunton MA
407 AM EDT Sat Apr 1 2017

MAZ013-016-RIZ001-011615-
/O.CON.KBOX.WW.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-170401T2000Z/
Western Norfolk MA-Eastern Norfolk MA-Northwest Providence RI-
Including the cities of Foxborough, Norwood, Quincy, Foster,
and Smithfield
407 AM EDT Sat Apr 1 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...Northwest Rhode Island and Norfolk county in
eastern Massachusetts.

* HAZARD TYPES...Snow and sleet with some pockets of freezing
rain possible across the hills of northwest Rhode Island.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Total snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 5
inches, along with around a trace of ice.

* TIMING...Mixed precipitation will change back to a period of
snow in the morning before tapering off to snow showers by
afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Snow and ice accumulations will make many roads
treacherous and impassable. The weight of the snow and ice on
tree limbs and power lines could produce isolated outages.
Strong winds will lead to blowing snow, reduced visibility,
and additional power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet, or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving.

 

 

 

 

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