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Weather Alerts for Massachusetts - South & East


Last updated: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 4:54 PM


Winter Weather Advisory

See the Estimated Snowfall in the "Winter Weather Center" panel on the home page

Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Taunton MA
317 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

CTZ004-MAZ007-013>016-RIZ001-170430-
/O.CAN.KBOX.WS.W.0002.180117T0600Z-180117T2300Z/
/O.EXB.KBOX.WW.Y.0005.180117T0600Z-180117T2300Z/
Windham CT-Eastern Essex MA-Western Norfolk MA-
Southeast Middlesex MA-Suffolk MA-Eastern Norfolk MA-
Northwest Providence RI-
Including the cities of Putnam, Willimantic, Gloucester,
Foxborough, Norwood, Cambridge, Boston, Quincy, Foster,
and Smithfield
317 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 6 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions. Total
snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of northern Connecticut, eastern and
northeastern Massachusetts and northern Rhode Island. This
includes the city of Boston.

* WHEN...From 1 AM to 6 PM EST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Light snow will overspread the region after
midnight and may be briefly heavy toward daybreak. The snow will
quickly change to rain by mid morning. Be prepared for hazardous
travel with snow covered roads late tonight and Wednesday
morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

 

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