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Special Weather Statements for the Region


Last updated: Sunday, March 10, 2019 12:11 PM

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Special Weather Statements
Winter Weather Advisories

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New Hampshire/Maine

Winter Weather Advisory
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gray ME
1132 AM EDT Sun Mar 10 2019

...SLIPPERY TRAVEL TODAY INTO TONIGHT...

NHZ011-015-102345-
/O.EXB.KGYX.WW.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-190311T0100Z/
Cheshire-Western And Central Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry,
Jaffrey, Amherst, Milford, Mont Vernon, Goffstown, Peterborough,
Sharon, Hollis, and Weare
1132 AM EDT Sun Mar 10 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation. Additional snow accumulations of 1
to 3 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze.

* WHERE...Cheshire and Western and Central Hillsborough Counties.

* WHEN...Until 9 PM EDT this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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South Central New Hampshire/Maine - North

Winter Weather Advisory
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gray ME
830 AM EDT Sun Mar 10 2019

...SNOW EXPECTED TODAY...

.Low pressure tracking to our west will hand off energy to new
low pressure forming along the coast as it arrives in our area on
today. This will spread snow across the region. While a
transition to rain is expected in southern and coastal areas,
inland areas should stay mostly snow or sleet. This will allow
accumulations to reach the 3 to 6 inch range through Sunday
night.

MEZ007>009-012>014-019>022-NHZ001-002-004-006-102030-
/O.CON.KGYX.WW.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-190311T0400Z/
Northern Oxford-Northern Franklin-Central Somerset-
Southern Oxford-Southern Franklin-Southern Somerset-
Interior Cumberland-Androscoggin-Kennebec-Interior Waldo-
Northern Coos-Southern Coos-Northern Carroll-Southern Carroll-
Including the cities of Upton, Wilsons Mills, Andover, Byron,
Middle Dam, Roxbury, South Arm, Coburn Gore, Davis, Oquossoc,
Rangeley, Avon, Kingfield, Phillips, New Portland, Brassua,
Long Pond, Moosehead, Pittston Farm, Seboomook, Bingham, Jackman,
Bethel, Bryant Pond, Hanover, Locke Mills, Milton, Newry,
Rumford, Norway, Fryeburg, Oxford, Farmington, New Sharon,
New Vineyard, Temple, Wilton, Chesterville, Jay, Athens,
Cornville, Skowhegan, Palmyra, Pittsfield, Embden, Madison,
New Gloucester, Gray, North Windham, Gorham, Bridgton, Greene,
Lewiston, Sabattus, Wales, Minot, Turner, Auburn,
Livermore Falls, Augusta, Sidney, Windsor, Vassalboro,
Waterville, China, Palermo, Brooks, Jackson, Knox, Liberty,
Montville, Morrill, Waldo, Winterport, Unity, Errol, Millsfield,
Colebrook, Berlin, Dummer, Milan, York Pond, Lancaster,
North Conway, Albany, Conway, Chatham, Crawford Notch, Wakefield,
Bridgewater, Brookfield, Ossipee, Tuftonboro, Wolfeboro,
and Moultonborough
830 AM EDT Sun Mar 10 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation. Additional snow accumulations of 3
to 5 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze. Winds
gusting as high as 25 mph.

* WHERE...Portions of northern New Hampshire and south central,
southwest, west central and western Maine.

* WHEN...Until midnight EDT tonight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Gusty
winds could bring down tree branches.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

========================================

 

Mass.

Winter Weather Advisory
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
333 AM EDT Sun Mar 10 2019

MAZ002-004-008-009-026-101545-
/O.EXT.KBOX.WW.Y.0018.190310T0900Z-190310T2100Z/
Western Franklin MA-Northern Worcester MA-Western Hampshire MA-
Western Hampden MA-Northern Middlesex MA-
Including the cities of Charlemont, Barre, Fitchburg,
Chesterfield, Blandford, and Ayer
333 AM EDT Sun Mar 10 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Mixed wintry precipitation. Total snow and sleet
accumulations of 1 to 2 inches. Low risk of up to 3 inches
across northwest Massachusetts. Ice accretion of up to one tenth
of an inch expected.

* WHERE...The high terrain along the east slopes of the
Berkshires as well as the northern Worcester Hills.

* WHEN...Until 5 PM EDT this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...A brief burst of snow and sleet will
overspread the region between 6 and 8 am this morning, resulting
in roads becoming slippery along with reduced visibility. Snow
and sleet will change to a period of light freezing rain by
early afternoon. Lingering light freezing rain should change to
rain or come to an end by late afternoon or early evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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SE Mass


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA

501 AM EDT Sun Mar 10 2019

MAZ005>007-013>022-RIZ002>007-101445-
Central Middlesex MA-Western Essex MA-Eastern Essex MA-
Western Norfolk MA-Southeast Middlesex MA-Suffolk MA-
Eastern Norfolk MA-Northern Bristol MA-Western Plymouth MA-
Eastern Plymouth MA-Southern Bristol MA-Southern Plymouth MA-
Barnstable MA-Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI-
Eastern Kent RI-Bristol RI-Washington RI-Newport RI-
Including the cities of Framingham, Lowell, Lawrence, Gloucester,
Foxborough, Norwood, Cambridge, Boston, Quincy, Taunton,
Brockton, Plymouth, Fall River, New Bedford, Mattapoisett,
Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown, Providence, Coventry,
West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol,
Narragansett, Westerly, and Newport
501 AM EDT Sun Mar 10 2019

...A BRIEF BURST OF SNOW AND SLEET WILL RESULT IN SLIPPERY TRAVEL
THIS MORNING...

A brief burst of snow and sleet will overspread the region between
7 and 9 am this morning. Most locations will see a coating to 1
inch of snow with perhaps up to 2 inches near the New Hampshire
border. Roads will become slippery for a time this morning along
with reduced visibility. Precipitation should change to all rain
by afternoon in most locations.

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Upstate New York - Albany Area


Winter Weather Advisory
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albany NY
713 AM EDT Sun Mar 10 2019

CTZ001-013-MAZ025-NYZ047>054-058>061-063>066-101700-
/O.CON.KALY.WW.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-190310T1700Z/
Northern Litchfield-Southern Litchfield-Southern Berkshire-
Schoharie-Western Schenectady-Eastern Schenectady-
Southern Saratoga-Western Albany-Eastern Albany-
Western Rensselaer-Eastern Rensselaer-Western Greene-
Eastern Greene-Western Columbia-Eastern Columbia-Western Ulster-
Eastern Ulster-Western Dutchess-Eastern Dutchess-
Including the cities of Torrington, Oakville, Gaylordsville,
New Milford, Terryville, Thomaston, Sandisfield,
Great Barrington, South Egremont, Cobleskill, Breakabeen, Gilboa,
Livingstonville, Middleburgh, North Blenheim, Jefferson,
Mariaville, Delanson, Duanesburg, Schenectady, Rotterdam,
Burnt Hills, Ballston Spa, Mechanicville, Clifton Park,
Waterford, Westerlo, Altamont, Berne, Knox, Preston Hollow,
Albany, Troy, Berlin, Eagle Bridge, Hoosick Falls, Stephentown,
Hunter, Tannersville, Windham, Prattsville, Catskill, Coxsackie,
Athens, Cairo, Jefferson Heights, Hudson, New Lebanon,
Ellenville, Woodstock, West Hurley, West Shokan, Kerhonkson,
Napanoch, Sundown, Kingston, New Paltz, Poughkeepsie, Beacon,
Arlington, Pawling, Wingdale, Dover Plains, Millbrook,
Stanfordville, Pine Plains, and Amenia
713 AM EDT Sun Mar 10 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet
accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulation of a light
glaze expected for most areas. Accumulations of 1 to 3 inches
of snow and sleet and around a tenth of an inch of ice over the
eastern Catskills, Litchfield Hills and southern Berkshires.
Winds gusting as high as 50 mph across the Taconics and southern
Berkshires.

* WHERE...The Capital District, Helderbergs, Schoharie Valley,
eastern Catskills, Mid Hudson Valley, and Taconics of east
central New York, Litchfield County in Connecticut, and the
southern Berkshires of Massachusetts.

* WHEN...From 4 AM to 1 PM EDT Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

=========================================================================

New York City

Winter Weather Advisory
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service New York NY
919 AM EDT Sun Mar 10 2019

CTZ007-008-101600-
/O.CON.KOKX.WW.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-190310T1600Z/
Northern Middlesex-Northern New London-
919 AM EDT Sun Mar 10 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT
TODAY...

* WHAT...A wintry mix. Little to no snow and sleet accumulation.
Pockets of light icing.

* WHERE...Northern New London and Northern Middlesex Counties.

* WHEN...Until noon EDT today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Pockets of icing will pose a hazard to
travelers and pedestrians.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Check local Department of Transportation information services for
the latest road conditions.


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