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Blizzard Warning

Statement as of 3:42 AM EST on February 08, 2016

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 08, 2016


... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 7 PM EST this
evening...

* locations... extreme southeast Massachusetts including Cape Cod
and the islands. This includes the cities and towns of
Brockton... Plymouth... Mattapoisett... Chatham... Falmouth...
Provincetown... Vineyard Haven and Nantucket

* hazard types... heavy wet snow and strong winds will likely
result in tree damage and scattered power outages. Strong winds
and heavy snow will create blizzard/white-out conditions at
times.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches along with
localized higher amounts up to 14 inches possible.

* Timing... snow overspreads the region from south to north through
7 am. The snow may begin as a brief period of rain across Cape
Cod and the islands... but quickly change to snow. Snow will
fall heavy at times through late afternoon. Snow intensity will
begin to diminish by early evening... but localized bands of
moderate to heavy snow may persist into the overnight hours.

* Impacts... considerable falling and/or blowing and drifting snow.
Visibilities will become poor with whiteout conditions at times.
Those venturing outdoors may become lost or disoriented... so
persons in the warning area are advised to stay indoors. Heavy
wet snow and strong winds will result in tree damage and
scattered power outages.

* Winds... northeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Visibilities... one quarter mile or less at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning is issued when sustained winds or frequent
gusts over 35 mph are expected with considerable falling and/or
blowing and drifting snow. Visibilities will become poor with
whiteout conditions at times. Those venturing outdoors may
become lost or disoriented... so persons in the warning area are
advised to stay indoors.





Coastal Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:06 AM EST on February 08, 2016

Expires 1:00 PM EST on February 08, 2016


... Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect until 1 PM EST this afternoon...

* location... eastern Massachusetts coastline from Plymouth County
south through Cape Cod and Nantucket.

* Coastal flooding... areas of moderate coastal flooding are
expected during the late morning high tide cycle. Most
vulnerable areas will experience inundation above ground to 2 or
3 feet... and minor coastal flooding is likely during the high
tide cycle very late this evening... but today/S high tide
remains the bigger concern.

* Timing... within a couple of hours before and after the late
morning high tide cycle... specifically 9 am to 1 PM.

* Impacts... moderate coastal flooding produces widespread flooding
of vulnerable shore roads and/or basements due to the height of
storm tide and/or wave action. Sand and cobble debris will
likely be deposited along vulnerable shore roads. Some shore
roads will likely be closed for at least several hours today.
Isolated structure damage may be observed with isolated damage
to exposed decks... docks and any weakened sea walls possible.
Lives may be at risk for people who put themselves in harms way.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Warning means that moderate or major coastal flooding is
expected. Moderate coastal flooding produces widespread flooding of vulnerable
shore roads and/or basements due to the height of storm tide and/or wave
action. Numerous Road closures may be needed. Lives may be at risk for people
who put themselves in harms way. Isolated structural damage may be observed.


Thompson



All tide heights are relative to mean lower low water.
Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

Scituate

     total
      tide day/time surge waves flood
      /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
    12.7-13.2 08/11 am 2.2/ 2.7 14-19 moderate
   11.4-11.9 08/11 PM 1.9/ 2.3 11-16 minor
   10.6-11.1 09/12 PM -0.2/ 0.3 7-8 none
   10.5-11.0 10/12 am 0.6/ 1.1 5-6 none
   10.9-11.4 10/12 PM 0.0/ 0.5 3 none
   10.2-10.7 11/01 am -0.2/ 0.3 2 none

Sandwich / Dennis

     total
      tide day/time surge waves flood
      /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
    12.9-13.4 08/11 am 2.7/ 3.2 8-10 minor-MDT
   11.6-12.1 08/11 PM 2.2/ 2.7 6-9 minor
   10.7-11.2 09/11 am 0.2/ 0.7 3-4 none
   10.4-10.9 10/12 am 0.7/ 1.1 2-3 none
   10.7-11.2 10/12 PM 0.1/ 0.6 1 none
   10.0-10.5 11/01 am 0.0/ 0.5 1 none

Provincetown Harbor

     total
      tide day/time surge waves flood
      /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
    13.2-13.7 08/11 am 2.2/ 2.7 6 moderate
   12.1-12.6 08/11 PM 2.1/ 2.6 4-6 minor
   11.2-11.7 09/12 PM 0.0/ 0.5 2 none
   11.1-11.6 10/12 am 0.7/ 1.1 2 none
   11.4-11.9 10/12 PM 0.1/ 0.6 2 none
   10.7-11.2 11/01 am 0.0/ 0.5 2 none

Chatham - East Coast

     total
      tide day/time surge waves flood
      /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
    9.3- 9.8 08/11 am 2.3/ 2.8 15-22 minor-MDT
    7.8- 8.3 09/12 am 1.9/ 2.3 12-14 minor
    7.0- 7.5 09/12 PM 0.0/ 0.5 8-9 none
    6.9- 7.4 10/01 am 0.6/ 1.1 5-6 none
    7.2- 7.7 10/01 PM 0.1/ 0.6 5 none
    6.5- 7.0 11/02 am 0.0/ 0.5 4 none

Chatham - South Coast

     total
      tide day/time surge waves flood
      /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
    6.6- 7.1 08/11 am 2.0/ 2.5 3 none
    5.5- 6.0 09/12 am 1.7/ 2.2 2-3 none
    4.7- 5.2 09/12 PM 0.0/ 0.5 2 none
    4.6- 5.1 10/01 am 0.6/ 1.1 1-2 none
    4.7- 5.2 10/01 PM 0.0/ 0.5 2 none
    4.2- 4.7 11/01 am 0.0/ 0.5 2 none

Buzzards Bay - Woods Hole

     total
      tide day/time surge waves flood
      /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
    3.5- 4.0 08/08 am 1.0/ 1.5 2-3 none
    4.0- 4.5 08/08 PM 2.1/ 2.6 1-2 none
    3.4- 3.9 09/09 am 0.9/ 1.4 1 none
    2.7- 3.2 09/09 PM 0.5/ 1.0 1 none
    3.0- 3.5 10/09 am 0.5/ 1.0 1 none
    2.2- 2.7 10/10 PM 0.1/ 0.6 1 none

Wings Neck

     total
      tide day/time surge waves flood
      /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
    5.0- 5.5 08/09 am 0.2/ 0.8 4 none
    5.9- 6.4 08/09 PM 1.8/ 2.2 2-3 none
    5.7- 6.2 09/09 am 1.0/ 1.5 1 none
    4.9- 5.4 09/10 PM 0.5/ 1.0 1 none
    5.2- 5.7 10/10 am 0.4/ 0.9 1 none
    4.5- 5.0 10/11 PM 0.0/ 0.5 1 none

Nantucket Harbor

     total
      tide day/time surge waves flood
      /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
    6.0- 6.5 08/12 PM 2.3/ 2.8 6-7 moderate
    5.1- 5.6 09/12 am 1.9/ 2.3 4-5 minor
    3.7- 4.2 09/12 PM 0.1/ 0.6 3 none
    3.9- 4.4 10/01 am 0.6/ 1.1 2 none
    3.7- 4.2 10/01 PM 0.0/ 0.5 2 none
    3.2- 3.7 11/02 am -0.2/ 0.3 2 none

Nantucket East Coast - erosion impacts

     total
      tide day/time surge waves flood
      /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
    6.4- 6.9 08/11 am 2.7/ 3.2 11-18 MDT-major
    5.2- 5.7 09/12 am 2.0/ 2.5 10-12 minor
    3.7- 4.2 09/12 PM 0.1/ 0.6 7-8 none
    4.0- 4.5 10/01 am 0.7/ 1.1 5 none
    3.7- 4.2 10/01 PM 0.0/ 0.5 5-6 none
    3.5- 4.0 11/02 am 0.0/ 0.5 5 none

Nantucket - Madaket area erosion impacts

     total
      tide day/time surge waves flood
      /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
    4.9- 5.4 08/11 am 2.2/ 2.7 5-6 none
    4.4- 4.9 09/12 am 1.9/ 2.3 6-7 none
    2.7- 3.2 09/12 PM 0.0/ 0.5 4 none
    3.2- 3.7 10/01 am 0.6/ 1.1 3-4 none
    2.7- 3.2 10/01 PM 0.0/ 0.5 4-5 none
    2.6- 3.1 11/02 am 0.0/ 0.5 5 none




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 8:57 AM EST on February 08, 2016


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 2
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Skywarn spotters... cooperative observers... media and
Highway departments for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/Boston

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Massachusetts

... Barnstable County...
   Centerville 3.5 848 am 2/08 social media
   1 NNW Falmouth 3.0 730 am 2/08 cocorahs
   Osterville 3.0 843 am 2/08 ham radio
   Mashpee 3.0 849 am 2/08 social media
   Marstons Mills 2.0 846 am 2/08 ham radio
   1 SSW Waquoit 2.0 730 am 2/08 cocorahs
   2 WSW Falmouth 1.6 700 am 2/08 cocorahs
   2 SSE Yarmouth 1.4 700 am 2/08 cocorahs
   3 NNW Falmouth 1.3 700 am 2/08 cocorahs
   3 E Falmouth 1.0 700 am 2/08 cocorahs
   1 SW Eastham 0.1 700 am 2/08 cocorahs

... Bristol County...
   Taunton 0.6 856 am 2/08 NWS office

&&

*****metadata*****
:2/08/2016, 848 am, MA, Barnstable, Centerville, , , 41.64872, -70.34808, snow, 3.5, inch, social media,
:2/08/2016, 730 am, MA, Barnstable, Falmouth, 1, NNW, 41.55380, -70.61150, snow, 3.0, inch, cocorahs,
:2/08/2016, 843 am, MA, Barnstable, Osterville, , , 41.62830, -70.38750, snow, 3.0, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 849 am, MA, Barnstable, Mashpee, , , 41.65000, -70.48330, snow, 3.0, inch, social media,
:2/08/2016, 846 am, MA, Barnstable, Marstons Mills, , , 41.65610, -70.41670, snow, 2.0, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 730 am, MA, Barnstable, Waquoit, 1, SSW, 41.58182, -70.52569, snow, 2.0, inch, cocorahs,
:2/08/2016, 700 am, MA, Barnstable, Falmouth, 2, WSW, 41.53950, -70.64100, snow, 1.6, inch, cocorahs,
:2/08/2016, 700 am, MA, Barnstable, Yarmouth, 2, SSE, 41.68178, -70.20484, snow, 1.4, inch, cocorahs,
:2/08/2016, 700 am, MA, Barnstable, Falmouth, 3, NNW, 41.58710, -70.63210, snow, 1.3, inch, cocorahs,
:2/08/2016, 700 am, MA, Barnstable, Falmouth, 3, E, 41.55306, -70.55036, snow, 1.0, inch, cocorahs,
:2/08/2016, 700 am, MA, Barnstable, Eastham, 1, SW, 41.82780, -69.97524, snow, 0.1, inch, cocorahs,
:2/08/2016, 856 am, MA, Bristol, Taunton, , , 41.90300, -71.09330, snow, 0.6, inch, NWS office,


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