Suffolk Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Watch
Statement as of 04:06 AM EST on Februar 28, 2015

... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Sunday afternoon through
late Sunday night...

The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Winter Storm
Watch... which is in effect from Sunday afternoon through late
Sunday night.

* Locations... along and south of the Massachusetts Turnpike
excluding the immediate South Coast. This includes northeast
Connecticut... northern Rhode Island and southeast Massachusetts
away from the immediate South Coast. The Hartford... Providence
and Boston metropolitan areas are included in the watch.

* Hazard types... snow

* accumulations... snow accumulation of 4 to 7 inches are possible.

* Timing... light snow develops during the mid to late afternoon
hours on Sunday. The snow will then pickup in intensity Sunday
evening... perhaps falling at an inch per hour at times Sunday
night. The snow will come to an end by daybreak Monday. Although
the snow will have come to an end by the Monday morning rush
hour... untreated roads will remain snow covered and slippery.

* Impacts... untreated roads will become snow covered and slippery
by Sunday evening along with poor visibility at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch is issued for the potential of accumulating
snow of 6 or more inches in a 12 hour period... or 8 or more
inches in a 24 hour period. Anyone traveling in the next 24 to
36 hours should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to modify
travel plans should winter weather develop.



Frank

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