Winter Storm Watch Sat Feb 14 – Sun Feb 15

From the Taunton office of the National Weather Service:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
427 AM EST FRI FEB 13 2015
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...CENTRAL AND EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS AWAY FROM THE
  COAST AS WELL AS ALL OF RHODE ISLAND.

* HAZARD TYPES...PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES.

* TIMING...LATE SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL CONDITIONS
  SLIPPERY AND LEAD TO LOW VISIBILITIES. GUSTY WINDS AND BLOWING
  SNOW COULD LEAD TO ROOF COLLAPSES ON AREA ROOFS NOT CLEARED
  FROM PREVIOUS SNOWS.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS 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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