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Rhode Island, Northwest Providence

Wind Advisory

Statement as of 9:40 PM EDT on October 22, 2014

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on October 23, 2014


... Wind Advisory in effect until 8 am EDT Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect until 8 am EDT Thursday.

* Location... for much eastern Massachusetts into Worcester County
and southward into northeast Connecticut and all of Rhode
Island. This includes the following cities and towns of
Putnam... Willimantic... Milford... Worcester... Foxboro...
Norwood... Taunton... Brockton... Fall River... New Bedford...
Mattapoisett... Manchester... Nashua... Foster... Smithfield...
Providence... West Greenwich... Warwick... Bristol...
Narragansett... westerly and Newport.

* Winds... north 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing... the strongest winds will occur tonight in heavy rain
squalls and isolated thunderstorms.

* Impacts... these strong winds may result in some downed tree
limbs and even isolated power outages. The heavy rain combined
with many fully leafed trees will likely exacerbate the
potential for downed tree limbs.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57 mph. Winds
this strong are capable of Downing small tree limbs and
branches... possibly causing isolated power outages. Driving can
also be difficult... especially for high profile vehicles.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 3:40 AM EDT on October 23, 2014


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 13
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 rainfall********************

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

Massachusetts

... Bristol County...
   Taunton 2.49 249 am 10/23 amateur radio

... Middlesex County...
   Natick 2.47 248 am 10/23 amateur radio

... Norfolk County...
   Norwood 2.29 249 am 10/23 amateur radio
   Sharon 2.22 250 am 10/23 amateur radio
   Walpole 2.02 248 am 10/23 amateur radio

... Plymouth County...
   West Wareham 2.40 251 am 10/23 amateur radio
   Hanover 2.08 250 am 10/23 amateur radio


***********************peak wind gust***********************

Location Max wind time/date comments
                        gust of
                         mph measurement

Connecticut

... Windham County...
   3 NE Willimantic 42 939 PM 10/22 Willimantic Airport

Massachusetts

... Barnstable County...
   2 NE Hyannis 43 525 PM 10/22 Hyannis Airport

... Bristol County...
   3 NW New Bedford 55 910 PM 10/22 New Bedford Airport
   Fairhaven 52 758 PM 10/22 West Island
   4 ESE Taunton 42 911 PM 10/22 Taunton Airport

... Dukes County...
   3 S Vineyard Haven 43 856 PM 10/22 ASOS

... Essex County...
   Rockport 53 710 PM 10/22 amateur radio
   3 NE Lawrence 48 754 PM 10/22 Lawrence Airport
   5 WNW Beverly 47 520 PM 10/22 Beverly Airport
   Marblehead 47 714 PM 10/22 amateur radio

... Middlesex County...
   Cambridge 46 602 PM 10/22 amateur radio
   Wakefield 45 737 PM 10/22 trained spotter
   2 WSW Bedford 44 1245 am 10/23 Bedford Airport

... Norfolk County...
   3 SSW Milton 59 751 PM 10/22 Blue Hill observatory
   1 ENE Norwood 49 842 PM 10/22 Norwood Airport
   Cohasset 46 710 PM 10/22 trained spotter

... Plymouth County...
   Hull 60 905 PM 10/22 mesonet
   Scituate 50 644 PM 10/22 Humarock section
   4 SW Plymouth 49 756 PM 10/22 Plymouth Airport

... Suffolk County...
   Winthrop 56 954 PM 10/22 amateur radio
   1 N East Boston 54 1213 am 10/23 Logan Airport
   South Boston 46 515 PM 10/22 trained spotter

... Worcester County...
   3 WNW Worcester 46 940 PM 10/22 Worcester Airport

New Hampshire

... Cheshire County...
   Rindge 35 652 PM 10/22 ham radio

... Hillsborough County...
   3 SSE Manchester 40 942 PM 10/22 Manchester Airport

Rhode Island

... Kent County...
   2 NNW Warwick 43 459 PM 10/22 ASOS

... Newport County...
   4 NE Newport 45 821 PM 10/22 Newport Airport

... Washington County...
   Charlestown 47 600 PM 10/22 amateur radio
   Block Island 46 515 PM 10/22 AWOS
   2 SSE westerly 43 917 PM 10/22 westerly Airport


***********************sustained wind***********************

Location wind time/date comments
                        speed of
                         mph measurement

Massachusetts

... Barnstable County...
   2 NE Hyannis 32 526 PM 10/22 Hyannis Airport

... Bristol County...
   3 NW New Bedford 40 911 PM 10/22 New Bedford Airport

... Dukes County...
   3 S Vineyard Haven 32 811 PM 10/22 ASOS

... Essex County...
   3 NE Lawrence 40 755 PM 10/22 Lawrence Airport
   5 WNW Beverly 30 523 PM 10/22 Beverly Airport

... Middlesex County...
   2 WSW Bedford 31 1015 PM 10/22 ASOS

... Norfolk County...
   3 SSW Milton 36 908 PM 10/22 Blue Hill observatory

... Plymouth County...
   Hull 46 954 PM 10/22 mesonet
   4 SW Plymouth 32 250 PM 10/22 ASOS

... Suffolk County...
   1 N East Boston 44 1206 am 10/23 ASOS

... Worcester County...
   3 WNW Worcester 30 920 PM 10/22 Worcester Airport

Rhode Island

... Kent County...
   2 NNW Warwick 32 1117 PM 10/22 tf Green Airport

... Newport County...
   4 NE Newport 33 538 PM 10/22 Newport Airport

... Washington County...
   Block Island 33 515 PM 10/22 Block Island Airport


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