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Coastal Flood Warning
MAZ007-015-016-019-241600-
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EASTERN ESSEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
337 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

* LOCATION...EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COAST FROM THE NEW HAMPSHIRE
BORDER TO PLYMOUTH COUNTY.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...3 TO 4 FEET.

* TIMING...5 AM TO 11 AM TUESDAY MORNING.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...WIDESPREAD MINOR FLOODING WITH POCKETS
OF MODERATE FLOODING LIKELY...ESPECIALLY NEAR NEWBURYPORT...
PLUM ISLAND AND SCITUATE.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION LIKELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING PRODUCES WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF
VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO THE HEIGHT OF THE
STORM TIDE AND/OR WAVE ACTION. NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES ARE NEEDED.
LIVES MAY BE AT RISK FOR PEOPLE WHO PUT THEMSELVES IN HARMS WAY.
ISOLATED STRUCTURAL DAMAGE MAY BE POSSIBLE.

&&

&&

TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

NEWBURYPORT

TOTAL RISK
TIDE DAY/TIME SURGE WAVES FLOOD WAVES
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY /FT/
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ---------- -------
11.2-11.7 24/09 AM 3.2/ 3.7 18-22 MODERATE 21-27
7.8- 8.3 24/09 PM 0.9/ 1.4 10-13 NONE 12-15
8.5- 9.0 25/09 AM 0.2/ 0.8 6-7 NONE 7-9
7.2- 7.7 25/10 PM 0.1/ 0.6 4-5 NONE 5-6
8.3- 8.8 26/10 AM 0.0/ 0.5 2-3 NONE 3-4
7.1- 7.6 26/11 PM -0.2/ 0.2 2 NONE 3
:

GLOUCESTER HARBOR

TOTAL RISK
TIDE DAY/TIME SURGE WAVES FLOOD WAVES
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY /FT/
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ---------- -------
12.0-12.5 24/09 AM 3.2/ 3.7 19-25 MINOR-MDT 20-27
8.9- 9.4 24/09 PM 1.1/ 1.6 11-13 NONE 12-14
9.5-10.0 25/09 AM 0.4/ 0.9 6-8 NONE 7-9
8.2- 8.7 25/10 PM 0.2/ 0.7 4-5 NONE 5-6
9.4- 9.9 26/10 AM 0.1/ 0.6 2-4 NONE 3-4
8.2- 8.7 26/11 PM -0.2/ 0.3 3 NONE 3
:

REVERE

TOTAL RISK
TIDE DAY/TIME SURGE WAVES FLOOD WAVES
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY /FT/
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ---------- -------
12.2-12.7 24/09 AM 3.2/ 3.7 14-18 MINOR 15-21
9.3- 9.8 24/09 PM 1.2/ 1.7 8-9 NONE 9-10
9.8-10.3 25/09 AM 0.5/ 1.0 5-6 NONE 6-7
8.7- 9.2 25/10 PM 0.2/ 0.8 3-4 NONE 4
9.9-10.4 26/10 AM 0.2/ 0.7 2-3 NONE 2-3
8.6- 9.1 26/11 PM -0.2/ 0.3 2 NONE 2-3
:

BOSTON HARBOR

TOTAL RISK
TIDE DAY/TIME SURGE WAVES FLOOD WAVES
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY /FT/
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ---------- -------
12.5-13.0 24/09 AM 3.2/ 3.7 2 MINOR 2
9.2- 9.7 24/09 PM 0.9/ 1.4 2 NONE 2
10.0-10.5 25/09 AM 0.4/ 0.9 2 NONE 2
8.8- 9.3 25/10 PM 0.2/ 0.7 1 NONE 1
10.0-10.5 26/10 AM 0.1/ 0.6 1 NONE 1
8.8- 9.3 26/11 PM -0.2/ 0.3 1-2 NONE 1-2
:

SCITUATE

TOTAL RISK
TIDE DAY/TIME SURGE WAVES FLOOD WAVES
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY /FT/
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ---------- -------
12.2-12.7 24/09 AM 3.2/ 3.7 15-21 MODERATE 17-24
9.1- 9.6 24/09 PM 1.2/ 1.7 9-10 NONE 10-11
9.6-10.1 25/09 AM 0.4/ 0.9 6-7 NONE 6-8
8.3- 8.8 25/10 PM 0.2/ 0.7 3-4 NONE 4-5
9.5-10.0 26/10 AM 0.1/ 0.6 2-3 NONE 2-3
8.1- 8.6 26/11 PM -0.2/ 0.2 2-3 NONE 2-3


$$

Flood Watch
MAZ005>007-013>021-RIZ001>007-241500-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-
WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-
EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...FOXBOROUGH...NORWOOD...CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...
TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...
MATTAPOISETT...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...COVENTRY...
WEST GREENWICH...EAST GREENWICH...WARWICK...WEST WARWICK...
BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT
352 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND...INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING IN MASSACHUSETTS...BRISTOL...CENTRAL ...AND
SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX...ESSEX...NORFOLK...PLYMOUTH AND SUFFOLK.
IN RHODE ISLAND...BRISTOL...KENT...NEWPORT...PROVIDENCE AND
WASHINGTON.

* UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING

* WIDESPREAD 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED
THROUGH MID MORNING.

* LOCATIONS THAT RECEIVE 3 OR MORE INCHES OF RAIN MAY EXPERIENCE
LOCALIZED URBAN AND PERHAPS SOME MINOR SMALL STREAM FLOODING.
LARGER MAINSTEM RIVERS SHOULD REMAIN WITHIN THEIR BANKS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS FLOODING IS POSSIBLE. IF YOU LIVE OR WORK IN
AN AREA PRONE TO FLOODING...TAKE THE TIME NOW TO PROTECT ANY
ITEMS THAT COULD BE DAMAGED BY FLOOD WATERS.

DRIVERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SLOWER THAN USUAL COMMUTES MONDAY
AFTERNOON AND POSSIBLY TUESDAY MORNING. KNOW ALTERNATE ROUTES IN
CASE ROADS BECOME FLOODED. NEVER DRIVE THROUGH A FLOODED ROADWAY!

&&

$$
High Wind Warning
MAZ007-241400-
/O.EXT.KBOX.HW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170124T1400Z/
EASTERN ESSEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...GLOUCESTER
348 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING...

* LOCATION...EASTERN ESSEX COUNTY INCLUDING CAPE ANN.

* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS EARLY THIS MORNING.

* WINDS...EAST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 50 AND 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS WILL BE CAPABLE OF DOWNING A FEW TREES
AND MAY RESULT IN ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES. IN ADDITION...
LOCALIZED PROPERTY DAMAGE IS POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 40 MPH ARE
EXPECTED FOR AT LEAST ONE HOUR...WITH GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR GREATER
AT ANY TIME. DAMAGE TO TREES...POWER LINES...AND PROPERTY ARE
POSSIBLE WITH WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE. POWER OUTAGES ARE LIKELY.
TAKE ACTION TO SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

&&

$$

Special Weather Statement
MAZ005>007-013>024-RIZ001>008-241230-
Central Middlesex MA-Western Essex MA-Eastern Essex MA-
Western Norfolk MA-Southeast Middlesex MA-Suffolk MA-
Eastern Norfolk MA-Northern Bristol MA-Western Plymouth MA-
Eastern Plymouth MA-Southern Bristol MA-Southern Plymouth MA-
Barnstable MA-Dukes MA-Nantucket MA-Northwest Providence RI-
Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI-Eastern Kent RI-
Bristol RI-Washington RI-Newport RI-Block Island RI-
Including the cities of...Framingham...Lowell...Lawrence...
Gloucester...Foxborough...Norwood...Cambridge...Boston...Quincy...
Taunton...Brockton...Plymouth...Fall River...New Bedford...
Mattapoisett...Chatham...Falmouth...Provincetown...
Vineyard Haven...NANTUCKET...Foster...Smithfield...Providence...
Coventry...West Greenwich...EAST GREENWICH...WARWICK...
WEST WARWICK...Bristol...Narragansett...Westerly...Newport...
BLOCK ISLAND
427 AM EST Tue Jan 24 2017

...Strong damaging wind gusts along with heavy rain/drainage
street flooding will impact the first part of the morning rush
hour along and southeast of the Boston to Providence corridor...

Heavy rain along with strong northeast wind gusts between 45 and
55 mph were occurring along and southeast of the Boston to
Providence corridor early this morning. Motorists may encounter
downed tree limbs which may block roadways along with heavy rain
resulting in poor drainage street flooding. This will make for a
a very messy start to the morning rush hour, so please drive with
extra caution and allow extra time to reach your destination.

The good news is that the heaviest of the rain and strongest winds
will be exiting the region between 6 and 8 this morning.
Nonetheless, the first part of the morning rush hour will be
difficult with heavy rain and damaging wind gusts.

$$

Wind Advisory
MAZ005-006-014>016-241400-
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CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY
348 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING...

* LOCATION...MUCH OF NORTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS INCLUDING THE BOSTON
METROPOLITAN AREA.

* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR THROUGH MID MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 40 AND 55
MPH...STRONGEST WIND CLOSER TO THE COAST.

* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS WILL BE CAPABLE OF DOWNING A FEW TREES
AND MAY RESULT IN ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES. IN ADDITION...
LOCALIZED PROPERTY DAMAGE IS POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 31 TO 39 MPH ARE
EXPECTED...WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 46 TO 57 MPH. WINDS THIS STRONG ARE
CAPABLE OF DOWNING SMALL TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES... POSSIBLY
CAUSING ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES. DRIVING CAN ALSO BE DIFFICULT...
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
MAZ002>006-008>012-026-241645-
/O.EXT.KBOX.WW.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170124T2100Z/
WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-
CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...ORANGE...
BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...SPRINGFIELD...
MILFORD...WORCESTER...AYER
344 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...MUCH OF INTERIOR MASSACHUSETTS.

* HAZARD TYPES...SLEET CHANGING TO FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2
INCHES EXCEPT 3 TO 5 INCHES ACROSS FAR NORTH CENTRAL
MASSACHUSETTS. A TRACE TO ONE TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCRETION
IS POSSIBLE TODAY, WITH ONE TENTH TO ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH
POSSIBLE ACROSS THE HIGH TERRAIN OF THE WORCESTER HILLS AND EAST
SLOPES OF THE BERKSHIRES.

* TIMING...SLEET WILL CHANGE TO FREEZING RAIN IN MOST LOCATIONS BY
MID MORNING. TEMPERATURES MAY REMAIN NEAR OR PERHAPS JUST BELOW
FREEZING ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE REGION THROUGH THE AFTERNOON
PARTICULARLY ACROSS HIGH TERRAIN. THIS MAY ALLOW POCKETS OF
FREEZING RAIN TO PERSIST INTO THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS AND WALKWAYS WILL BE SLIPPERY FOR THE
MORNING RUSH HOUR. IF TEMPERATURES REMAIN AT OR BELOW
FREEZING...UNTREATED ROADS MAY REMAIN ICY INTO THIS EVENING WITH
A POSSIBLE IMPACT ON THE EVENING RUSH HOUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

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