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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 3:58 PM EST on January 25, 2015

Expires 1:00 AM EST on January 28, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 7 PM Monday to 1 am EST
Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for heavy snow... which is in effect from 7 PM Monday to 1
am EST Wednesday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* Locations... portions of western and central Massachusetts.

* Hazard types... heavy snow along with considerable blowing and
drifting snow. Near blizzard conditions are possible.

* Accumulations... snow accumulations of around 20 to 30 inches...
with locally higher amounts. Snowfall rates of 2 to 4 inches an
hour at times.

* Timing... while the storm is expected late Monday lingering into
early Wednesday... the worst of the storm will be Monday night
through Tuesday afternoon.

* Impacts... heavy snow and strong winds may result in white-out /
blizzard conditions with near zero visibility at times. Travel
will be difficult to near impossible and life-threatening across
the entire region.

* Winds... north-northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts around 35 to
45 mph. The height of the winds will be late Monday night into
Tuesday.

* Visibilities... one quarter mile or less 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.

All unnecessary travel is discouraged beginning Monday afternoon...
to allow people already on the Road to safely reach their
destination before the heavy snow begins... and to allow snow
removal equipment to begin to clear roads.






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