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Special Weather Statements for the Region


Last updated: Sunday, January 7, 2018 9:26 AM

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Special Weather Statements
Wind Chill Advisories and Warnings

 

New Hampshire/Maine

 

Wind Chill Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gray ME
241 AM EST Sun Jan 7 2018

...BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS CONTINUE...

.The coldest temperatures and wind chill values of the weekend
will continue into this morning. Winds will begin to lighten up
this morning, but temperatures will still be brutally cold. Less
windy conditions this afternoon will finally provide a break from
the extreme wind chill values.

MEZ012>014-018>022-026>028-NHZ003>011-015-071545-
/O.CON.KGYX.WC.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180107T1700Z/
Southern Oxford-Southern Franklin-Southern Somerset-Interior York-
Interior Cumberland-Androscoggin-Kennebec-Interior Waldo-Lincoln-
Knox-Coastal Waldo-Northern Grafton-Northern Carroll-
Southern Grafton-Southern Carroll-Sullivan-Merrimack-Belknap-
Strafford-Cheshire-Western And Central Hillsborough-
Including the cities of 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, Hollis, Alfred, Lebanon, Sanford,
Goodwins Mills, Buxton, Limington, Berwick, 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,
Whitefield, Dresden, Alna, Bremen, Bristol, Damariscotta,
Newcastle, Boothbay Harbor, Wiscasset, Waldoboro, Owls Head,
Rockland, Appleton, Camden, Hope, Rockport, Thomaston, Belfast,
Northport, Searsmont, Lincolnville, Bethlehem, Lincoln,
Littleton, Sugar Hill, Thornton, Waterville Valley, Woodstock,
North Conway, Albany, Conway, Chatham, Crawford Notch, Lyme,
Ashland, Ellsworth, Holderness, Plymouth, Rumney, Wakefield,
Bridgewater, Brookfield, Ossipee, Tuftonboro, Wolfeboro,
Moultonborough, Claremont, Cornish, Croydon, Goshen, Grantham,
Lempster, Newport, Charlestown, Boscawen, Canterbury, Concord,
Dunbarton, Loudon, Hooksett, Laconia, Gilford, Meredith,
Barrington, Rochester, Dover, Rollinsford, Somersworth, Durham,
Madbury, Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry, Jaffrey,
Amherst, Milford, Mont Vernon, Goffstown, Peterborough, Sharon,
and Weare
241 AM EST Sun Jan 7 2018

...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

* WHAT...Dangerously cold wind chills expected. The dangerously
cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 10
minutes to exposed skin. Expect wind chills to range from 10
below zero to 30 below zero.

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

* WHEN...Until noon EST today.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Chill Warning means the combination of very cold air and
the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. Frost
bite can occur quickly and even hypothermia or death if
precautions are not taken.

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Wind Chill Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gray ME
241 AM EST Sun Jan 7 2018

...BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS CONTINUE...

.The coldest temperatures and wind chill values of the weekend
will continue into this morning. Winds will begin to lighten up
this morning, but temperatures will still be brutally cold. Less
windy conditions this afternoon will finally provide a break from
the extreme wind chill values.

MEZ023>025-NHZ012>014-071545-
/O.CON.KGYX.WC.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-180107T1700Z/
Coastal York-Coastal Cumberland-Sagadahoc-Eastern Hillsborough-
Interior Rockingham-Coastal Rockingham-
Including the cities of Biddeford, Saco, Old Orchard Beach,
Kittery, Portland, Cape Elizabeth, South Portland, Westbrook,
Yarmouth, Brunswick, Arrowsic, Bath, Phippsburg, Bowdoinham,
Topsham, Bowdoin, Manchester, Pelham, Nashua, Salem, Atkinson,
Newton, Plaistow, Chester, Derry, Hampstead, Exeter, Greenland,
Portsmouth, Rye, Hampton, Hampton Falls, North Hampton,
and Seabrook
241 AM EST Sun Jan 7 2018

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills
will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed
skin. Expect wind chills to range from 5 below zero to 25
below zero.

* WHERE...Portions of southern New Hampshire and south central
and southwest Maine.

* WHEN...Until noon EST today.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.

 

 

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Mass.

Wind Chill Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Taunton MA
255 AM EST Sun Jan 7 2018

MAZ005>007-013>022-RIZ001>007-071500-
/O.CON.KBOX.WC.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-180107T1500Z/
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-Northwest Providence RI-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, Foster, Smithfield, Providence,
Coventry, West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick,
Bristol, Narragansett, Westerly, and Newport
255 AM EST Sun Jan 7 2018

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills
will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed
skin. Expect wind chills to range from 10 below zero to 20
below zero.

* WHERE...Portions of eastern, northeastern and southeastern
Massachusetts and northern and southern Rhode Island.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM EST this morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.

 

 

 

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Taunton MA
347 AM EST Sun Jan 7 2018

MAZ002>004-008>012-026-080900-
Western Franklin MA-Eastern Franklin MA-Northern Worcester MA-
Western Hampshire MA-Western Hampden MA-Eastern Hampshire MA-
Eastern Hampden MA-Southern Worcester MA-Northern Middlesex MA-
347 AM EST Sun Jan 7 2018

...WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for western and central
Massachusetts.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

Wind Chill Warning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

 

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Upstate New York - Albany Area


Wind Chill Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albany NY
316 AM EST Sun Jan 7 2018

CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-NYZ039>043-047>054-058>061-063-066-083-084-
VTZ013>015-071500-
/O.CON.KALY.WC.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180107T1500Z/
Northern Litchfield-Southern Litchfield-Northern Berkshire-
Southern Berkshire-Southern Fulton-Montgomery-Northern Saratoga-
Northern Warren-Northern Washington-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 Dutchess-Southeast Warren-
Southern Washington-Bennington-Western Windham-Eastern Windham-
Including the cities of Torrington, Oakville, Gaylordsville,
New Milford, Terryville, Thomaston, Dalton, Hancock, Pittsfield,
Florida, North Adams, Sandisfield, Great Barrington,
South Egremont, Gloversville, Johnstown, Amsterdam,
Saratoga Lake, Saratoga Springs, Bolton Landing, Johnsburg,
North Creek, North River, Warrensburg, Hague, Huletts Landing,
Whitehall, Granville, 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, Pawling, Wingdale, Dover Plains, Millbrook,
Stanfordville, Pine Plains, Amenia, Glens Falls,
West Glens Falls, Hudson Falls, Fort Edward, Cambridge,
Greenwich, Middle Falls, North Easton, Stamford, Bennington,
Woodford State Park, Pownal, Stratton, Londonderry, Brattleboro,
Guilford Center, West Brattleboro, and Bellows Falls
316 AM EST Sun Jan 7 2018

...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

* WHAT...Dangerously cold wind chills. Expect wind chills to
range from 15 below zero to 35 below zero.

* WHERE...The central and eastern Mohawk Valley, Schoharie Valley,
Lake George Saratoga Region, greater Capital District, eastern
Catskills, northern portions of the mid Hudson Valley, and
Taconics of eastern New York, southern Vermont, northwestern
Connecticut, and western Massachusetts.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM EST this morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The dangerously cold wind chills will cause
frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed skin.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Chill Warning means the combination of very cold air and
the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. Frost
bite can occur quickly and even hypothermia or death if
precautions are not taken.


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