WINTER STORM WARNING

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URGENT - NE WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...BLOCK ISLAND.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL FALL THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. THE SNOW MAY
FALL HEAVILY FOR A TIME FROM 7 AM TO 1 PM.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS AND WALKWAYS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED.
STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE EVENING.
THIS MAY RESULT IN NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS FOR A TIME. IN
ADDITION...THE INITIALLY WET SNOW COMBINED WITH THE WIND COULD
RESULT IN SOME DOWNED TREE LIMBS AND A FEW POWER OUTAGES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN AN AVERAGE OF 6 OR MORE
INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR FOR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. TRAVEL WILL BE SLOW AT BEST ON WELL
TREATED SURFACES...AND QUITE DIFFICULT ON ANY UNPLOWED OR
UNTREATED SURFACES.

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
417 AM EST SUN FEB 17 2013

MAZ007-013-015>021-171730-
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EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-
NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GLOUCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...
BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...FALL RIVER...
NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT
417 AM EST SUN FEB 17 2013

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...NORTH SHORE AND SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS EXCEPT FOR
CAPE COD AND THE ISLANDS.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY THIS MORNING WITH MOST
SNOW FALLING BETWEEN 8 AM AND 1 PM. SNOW MAY FALL HEAVILY FOR A
TIME THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS AND WALKWAYS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED.
STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE EVENING.
THIS MAY RESULT IN NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS FOR A TIME. IN
ADDITION...THE INITIALLY WET SNOW COMBINED WITH THE WIND COULD
RESULT IN SOME DOWNED TREE LIMBS AND A FEW POWER OUTAGES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN AN AVERAGE OF 6 OR MORE
INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR FOR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. TRAVEL WILL BE SLOW AT BEST ON WELL
TREATED SURFACES...AND QUITE DIFFICULT ON ANY UNTREATED SURFACES.

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
417 AM EST SUN FEB 17 2013

MAZ022>024-171730-
/O.CON.KBOX.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-130218T0000Z/
BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...
VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET
417 AM EST SUN FEB 17 2013

WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...CAPE COD AND NANTUCKET.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES.

* TIMING...ANY MIXED PRECIPITATION SHOULD CHANGEOVER TO SNOW THIS
MORNING. THE SNOW MAY FALL HEAVILY FOR A TIME FROM 7 AM THROUGH
2 PM.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS AND WALKWAYS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED.
STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE EVENING.
THIS MAY RESULT IN NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS FOR A TIME. IN
ADDITION...THE INITIALLY WET SNOW COMBINED WITH THE WIND COULD
RESULT IN SOME DOWNED TREE LIMBS AND A FEW POWER OUTAGES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN AN AVERAGE OF 6 OR MORE
INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR FOR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. TRAVEL WILL BE SLOW AT BEST ON WELL
TREATED SURFACES...AND QUITE DIFFICULT ON ANY
UNTREATED SURFACES.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAYS A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...NEW YORK CITY...LONG ISLAND...COASTAL CONNECTICUT...SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER...HUDSON...EASTERN UNION AND EASTERN ESSEX COUNTIES.

* HAZARDS...STRONG WINDS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG...IN ADDITION TO MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT AT TIMES...COULD BRING DOWN BRANCHES AND SOME TREE LIMBS. THESE WINDS COULD ALSO CAUSE BLOWING SNOW...REDUCING VISIBILITIES BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES IN AREAS RECEIVING SNOWFALL THIS MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 31 TO 39 MPH... OR GUSTS OF 46 TO 57 MPH...ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

GALE WARNINGS ARE NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST MONDAY

* LOCATION...NEW YORK HARBOR.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE DURING THE DAY TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS SUSTAINED WINDS OR FREQUENT GUSTS OF 34 TO 47 KT ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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