FRANKLIN County, Massachusetts
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Weather Alerts: FRANKLIN County, Massachusetts
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Wind Chill Advisory
MAZ003-312200-
/O.EXT.KBOX.WC.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150131T1600Z/
/O.CON.KBOX.WS.A.0004.150202T0000Z-150203T0600Z/
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENFIELD...ORANGE
859 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES AND TOWNS OF GREENFIELD...
ORANGE...BARRE...FITCHBURG...AMHERST... NORTHAMPTON

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS AND HEAVY SNOW.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 21 BELOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS BY MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT...HEAVIEST
DURING MONDAY...THEN TAPERING OFF MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND
CHILL INDEX OF -20.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH POOR
VISIBILITY IN HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO REACH -15 TO -24 DEGREES FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS.
FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND CHILL INDEX
OF -20. IF YOU ARE HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A
HAT AND GLOVES.

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.

&&

$$

Wind Chill Advisory
MAZ002-008-312200-
/O.CON.KBOX.WC.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150131T1600Z/
/O.CON.KBOX.WS.A.0004.150202T0000Z-150203T0600Z/
WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLEMONT...CHESTERFIELD
859 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...EAST SLOPES OF THE BERKSHIRES. THIS INCLUDES THE
CITIES AND TOWNS OF CHARLEMONT...CHESTERFIELD.

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS AND HEAVY SNOW.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 23 BELOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS BY MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT...HEAVIEST
DURING MONDAY...THEN TAPERING OFF MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND
CHILL INDEX OF -20.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH POOR
VISIBILITY IN HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO REACH -15 TO -24 DEGREES FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS.
FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND CHILL INDEX
OF -20. IF YOU ARE HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A
HAT AND GLOVES.

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.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Watch
MAZ002-008-312200-
/O.CON.KBOX.WC.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150131T1600Z/
/O.CON.KBOX.WS.A.0004.150202T0000Z-150203T0600Z/
WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLEMONT...CHESTERFIELD
859 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...EAST SLOPES OF THE BERKSHIRES. THIS INCLUDES THE
CITIES AND TOWNS OF CHARLEMONT...CHESTERFIELD.

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS AND HEAVY SNOW.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 23 BELOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS BY MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT...HEAVIEST
DURING MONDAY...THEN TAPERING OFF MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND
CHILL INDEX OF -20.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH POOR
VISIBILITY IN HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO REACH -15 TO -24 DEGREES FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS.
FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND CHILL INDEX
OF -20. IF YOU ARE HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A
HAT AND GLOVES.

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.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Watch
MAZ003-312200-
/O.EXT.KBOX.WC.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150131T1600Z/
/O.CON.KBOX.WS.A.0004.150202T0000Z-150203T0600Z/
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENFIELD...ORANGE
859 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES AND TOWNS OF GREENFIELD...
ORANGE...BARRE...FITCHBURG...AMHERST... NORTHAMPTON

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS AND HEAVY SNOW.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 21 BELOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS BY MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT...HEAVIEST
DURING MONDAY...THEN TAPERING OFF MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND
CHILL INDEX OF -20.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH POOR
VISIBILITY IN HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO REACH -15 TO -24 DEGREES FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS.
FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND CHILL INDEX
OF -20. IF YOU ARE HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A
HAT AND GLOVES.

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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