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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
408 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-
EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-
WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-
DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-
WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
408 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...
CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS...EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHEASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS...SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...WESTERN
MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

THERE IS A LOW PROBABILITY OF A FEW PATCHES OF LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING ACROSS
NORTHWESTERN MASSACHUSETTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PASS WEST OF SOUTHERN NEW
ENGLAND ON CHRISTMAS EVE INTO CHRISTMAS MORNING. THIS SYSTEM WILL
BRING HEAVY RAINFALL WITH POTENTIAL FOR SOME URBAN/POOR DRAINAGE
FLOODING.

ALSO...A BRIEF PERIOD OF SOUTHERLY WIND GUSTS OF 35 TO 50 MPH IS
POSSIBLE CHRISTMAS EVE NIGHT ON THE COASTAL PLAIN. A BETTER CHANCE
FOR THESE WIND GUSTS WILL OCCUR CHRISTMAS AFTERNOON AND NIGHT
ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION...AS THE WINDS TURN WEST.

FINALLY...SPLASH OVER AND MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS LIKELY ON THE
EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS DURING THE MIDDAY HIGH TIDES TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ON THE SOUTH COAST
DURING THE WEDNESDAY EVENING HIGH TIDE.

THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY WITH THIS SYSTEM SO STAY TUNED TO
THE LATEST FORECAST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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