Winter Storm Watch!

Winter Storm Watch!

Warning Description: Winter Storm Watch

Warning Date: 4:38 am EST on January 10, 2011

WarningSum:...Winter Storm Watch In Effect From Late Tuesday Night Through
Wednesday Evening...

Warning Message:The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Winter Storm
Watch...which is in effect from late Tuesday night through
Wednesday evening.
* Locations...most of Massachusetts except Nantucket and Berkshire
County...northern Connecticut...Rhode Island and Hillsborough
and Cheshire counties of southern New Hampshire.
* Hazard types...snow...which will fall heavily at times.
* Accumulations...7 to 12 inches of snow...with locally higher
amounts possible. Snowfall rates of one to two inches an hour
are possible for a time.
* Timing...highest amounts are expected to fall late Tuesday
night and Wednesday morning.
* Impacts...hazardous travel conditions are expected Tuesday night
and at least through the day Wednesday. Visibilities will be
poor. Commute on Wednesday morning will be very challenging.
* Winds...north to northeast at 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph
at times.
* Temperatures...in the mid 20s to lower 30s.
* Visibilities...one half mile or less.
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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