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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1111 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

MAZ007-013>016-RIZ001>003-261215-
/O.CON.KBOX.WW.Y.0019.141126T1200Z-141127T1200Z/
EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GLOUCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...
CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...
WEST GREENWICH
1111 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM WEDNESDAY
TO 7 AM EST THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...INCLUDE EASTERN AND SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS AS
  WELL AS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL RHODE ISLAND.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...RANGING AROUND 3 TO 6 INCHES WITH A TRACE OF
  ICE.

* TIMING...RAIN INITIALLY BEGINNING AROUND DAYBREAK CHANGING
  OVER TO A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW AND SLEET BY MIDDAY INTO
  AFTERNOON BEFORE CHANGING TO ALL SNOW BY EVENING. SNOW TAPERS
  OFF INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THIS STORM WILL SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT HOLIDAY TRAVEL
  MAKING DRIVING DANGEROUS AT TIMES. VISIBILITIES IN HEAVY SNOW
  EXPECTED TO BE SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR
  LESS AT TIMES.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SNOW AND/OR ICE IS
FORECAST TO DEVELOP IN THE AFFECTED AREAS...BUT ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT. ANY SNOW OR ICE WOULD RESULT IN SLIPPERY
CONDITIONS ON UNTREATED ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS.  WHEN
TEMPERATURES ARE BELOW FREEZING...MOTORISTS NEED TO BE ESPECIALLY
CAREFUL ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WHERE SLIPPERY SPOTS CAN EASILY
DEVELOP.

&&

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