WINTER STORM WARNING – Monday Feb 8

236 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016 …

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM MONDAY TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM MONDAY TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY.

LOCATIONS……FALL RIVER…NEW BEDFORD…FOSTER…SMITHFIELD…PROVIDENCE…WARWICK…BRISTOL AND NEWPORT

* HAZARD TYPES…HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES.

* TIMING…SNOW OVERSPREADS THE AREA MONDAY MORNING 4 AM TO 7 AM THEN BECOMES HEAVY AT TIMES AFTER 8 AM AND CONTINUES INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON. SNOW INTENSITY BEGINS TO DIMINISH BY MID AFTERNOON. * IMPACTS…TRAVEL WILL BE SLOW AT BEST ON WELL TREATED SURFACES…AND QUITE DIFFICULT ON ANY UNPLOWED OR UNTREATED SURFACES. * WINDS…NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH. * VISIBILITIES…ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES

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