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Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 3:07 PM EST Feb. 14, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 1 PM Monday to 6 am EST

The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Winter Weather
Advisory for a wintry mix of snow... sleet... and freezing rain...
which is in effect from 1 PM Monday to 6 am EST Tuesday.

* Locations... include northern Connecticut... as well as southern
and central portions of Massachusetts.

* Hazard types... include snow... sleet and freezing rain.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches... along
with around a trace of ice.

* Timing... onset of snow will begin late Monday into Monday
evening before transitioning over to sleet then to freezing rain
overnight. Precipitation should change over to all rain by early
Tuesday morning.

* Impacts... include hazardous travel conditions with the
accumulation of ice and snow. Reduced visibilities at times
especially with snow of one half down to one quarter of a 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

Record Report
Issued: 8:35 AM EST Feb. 14, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Record low temperature set for Providence RI Sunday February

The low temperature at tf Green Airport was -9 this morning. This
sets a new record low temperature for Providence for February 14th.
The previous record low was -7 set an 1979

Weather records for the Providence area date back to 1904.