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Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 3:42 AM EST Feb. 8, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 7 am EST
Tuesday...

* locations... much of northern Connecticut into central and
western Massachusetts. This includes the cities and towns of
Hartford... Windsor Locks... Union... Vernon... Charlemont...
Greenfield... Orange... Barre... Fitchburg... Chesterfield...
Blandford... Amherst... Northampton... Springfield and Ayer.

* Hazard types... snow.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 3 to 6 inches.

* Timing... snow overspreads the area between 7 am and 10 am from
south to north. The snow will becoming steadier and somewhat
heavier thereafter and continuing into mid afternoon. The snow
should diminish in intensity by late afternoon and early
evening.

* Impacts... travel will be slow at best on well treated
surfaces... and quite difficult on any unplowed or untreated
surfaces.

* Winds... northeast 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Temperatures... in the mid 20s.

* Visibilities... one quarter to one half mile at times.

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.



Frank

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Public Information Statement
Issued: 8:57 AM EST Feb. 8, 2016 – National Weather Service

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 2
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Skywarn spotters... cooperative observers... media and
Highway departments for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/Boston

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Massachusetts

... Barnstable County...
   Centerville 3.5 848 am 2/08 social media
   1 NNW Falmouth 3.0 730 am 2/08 cocorahs
   Osterville 3.0 843 am 2/08 ham radio
   Mashpee 3.0 849 am 2/08 social media
   Marstons Mills 2.0 846 am 2/08 ham radio
   1 SSW Waquoit 2.0 730 am 2/08 cocorahs
   2 WSW Falmouth 1.6 700 am 2/08 cocorahs
   2 SSE Yarmouth 1.4 700 am 2/08 cocorahs
   3 NNW Falmouth 1.3 700 am 2/08 cocorahs
   3 E Falmouth 1.0 700 am 2/08 cocorahs
   1 SW Eastham 0.1 700 am 2/08 cocorahs

... Bristol County...
   Taunton 0.6 856 am 2/08 NWS office

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:2/08/2016, 848 am, MA, Barnstable, Centerville, , , 41.64872, -70.34808, snow, 3.5, inch, social media,
:2/08/2016, 730 am, MA, Barnstable, Falmouth, 1, NNW, 41.55380, -70.61150, snow, 3.0, inch, cocorahs,
:2/08/2016, 843 am, MA, Barnstable, Osterville, , , 41.62830, -70.38750, snow, 3.0, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 849 am, MA, Barnstable, Mashpee, , , 41.65000, -70.48330, snow, 3.0, inch, social media,
:2/08/2016, 846 am, MA, Barnstable, Marstons Mills, , , 41.65610, -70.41670, snow, 2.0, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 730 am, MA, Barnstable, Waquoit, 1, SSW, 41.58182, -70.52569, snow, 2.0, inch, cocorahs,
:2/08/2016, 700 am, MA, Barnstable, Falmouth, 2, WSW, 41.53950, -70.64100, snow, 1.6, inch, cocorahs,
:2/08/2016, 700 am, MA, Barnstable, Yarmouth, 2, SSE, 41.68178, -70.20484, snow, 1.4, inch, cocorahs,
:2/08/2016, 700 am, MA, Barnstable, Falmouth, 3, NNW, 41.58710, -70.63210, snow, 1.3, inch, cocorahs,
:2/08/2016, 700 am, MA, Barnstable, Falmouth, 3, E, 41.55306, -70.55036, snow, 1.0, inch, cocorahs,
:2/08/2016, 700 am, MA, Barnstable, Eastham, 1, SW, 41.82780, -69.97524, snow, 0.1, inch, cocorahs,
:2/08/2016, 856 am, MA, Bristol, Taunton, , , 41.90300, -71.09330, snow, 0.6, inch, NWS office,