NEWPORT County, Rhode Island
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Winter Weather Advisory
CTZ002>004-MAZ002>022-026-RIZ001>007-030445-
/O.NEW.KBOX.WW.Y.0020.150303T2000Z-150304T1500Z/
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER 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-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...
ORANGE...BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...
SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...
CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...
FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...
PROVINCETOWN...AYER...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...
WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...
NEWPORT
338 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM TUESDAY TO 10 AM
EST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 3 PM TUESDAY TO 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATIONS...INCLUDE MOST OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND EXCLUDING BLOCK
ISLAND...MARTHAS VINEYARD...AND NANTUCKET.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ON AVERAGE OF AROUND 2 TO 3
INCHES...ALONG WITH UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCRETION.

* TIMING...BEGINNING AS SNOW LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND THEN
TRANSITIONING TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN FROM SOUTHWEST TO
NORTHEAST DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS BEFORE CHANGING TO RAIN
TOWARDS WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY
TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO EVENING IMPACTING THE COMMUTE. SLEET AND
FREEZING RAIN WHICH IS EXPECTED TO FALL OVERNIGHT TUESDAY INTO
WEDNESDAY WILL BE AN ISSUE FOR THE WEDNESDAY MORNING RUSH HOUR
ESPECIALLY ACROSS INTERIOR NEW ENGLAND.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES ESPECIALLY
IN SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SNOW AND/OR ICE IS
FORECAST TO DEVELOP IN THE AFFECTED AREAS...BUT ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT. ANY SNOW OR ICE WOULD RESULT IN SLIPPERY
CONDITIONS ON UNTREATED ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS. WHEN TEMPERATURES
ARE BELOW FREEZING...MOTORISTS NEED TO BE ESPECIALLY CAREFUL ON
BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WHERE SLIPPERY SPOTS CAN EASILY DEVELOP.

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