Winter Weather Advisory for Suffolk County (Zone MAZ015)

 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 
314 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014 
 
...NOR'EASTER TO IMPACT SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND WEDNESDAY AND 
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AFFECTING THANKSGIVING TRAVEL... 
 
MAZ007-013>016-RIZ001>003-260415- 
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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 
314 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 HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES. 
 
* WINDS...NORTH 15 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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