WINTER STORM WARNING FROM 7 AM SATURDAY TO 1 AM EST SUNDAY.

From the National Weather Service in Taunton MA:

WINTER STORM WARNING FROM 7 AM SATURDAY TO 1 AM EST SUNDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SATURDAY TO 1 AM
EST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS…INCLUDE EAST COASTAL AND INTERIOR SOUTHEASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS…ALL OF RHODE ISLAND INCLUDING BLOCK ISLAND.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION…OF 4 TO 8 INCHES.

* TIMING…SNOW OVERSPREADS THE AREA SATURDAY MORNING BECOMING
HEAVY AT TIMES SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING…THEN TAPERING
OFF LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS…UNTREATED ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.
VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED. TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS AS SNOW
BECOMES HEAVY AT TIMES ALONG WITH GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS RESULTING
IN CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW.

* WINDS…NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES…ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TRAVEL WILL BE SLOW AT BEST ON WELL TREATED SURFACES…AND QUITE DIFFICULT ON UNTREATED SURFACES. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY.

IF YOU MUST TRAVEL…KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT…FOOD…AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. CARRY A FULLY CHARGED CELL PHONE AND A CAR CHARGER.

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