Winter Storm Watch for Tues/Wed Mar 25-26

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1037 AM EDT MON MAR 24 2014

…POWERFUL WINTER STORM LIKELY TO AFFECT SOUTHEAST NEW ENGLAND…

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…TAUNTON…BROCKTON…PLYMOUTH…
FALL RIVER…NEW BEDFORD…MATTAPOISETT…NEWPORT
1037 AM EDT MON MAR 24 2014

…WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING…

* LOCATIONS…PLYMOUTH AND BRISTOL COUNTIES IN SOUTHEAST
MASSACHUSETTS AND NEWPORT COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST RHODE ISLAND.

* HAZARD TYPES…POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY SNOW WITH BLOWING AND
DRIFTING.

* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 INCHES OR MORE IS
POSSIBLE DEPENDING UPON THE EXACT TRACK OF THE STORM.

* TIMING…TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS…SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATION ALONG WITH BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW THAT MAY MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

* WINDS…NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…AROUND 30.

* VISIBILITIES…ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE 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.

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