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Freezing Rain Advisory
Issued: 7:54 AM EDT Mar. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Freezing Rain Advisory until 11 am EDT this morning...

* locations... western and central Massachusetts, especially the
higher terrain of the Berkshires and Worcester Hills.

* Hazard types... freezing rain.

* Accumulations... mainly a glaze of ice, yet accumulations up to
around a tenth of an inch are expected across higher terrain.
Already reports have been received in Rowe MA up at 1700 feet of
a tenth of an inch of ice accretion.

* Timing... until 11 asm.

* Impacts... untreated surfaces will become slippery, especially
those that are elevated and exposed to the elements, leading to
hazardous travel during the Monday morning commute. Greater
concern is along the Route 2 and I-91 corridors in northwest
Massachusetts.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Freezing Rain Advisory means that periods of freezing rain or
freezing drizzle will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads. Slow down and use caution while driving.



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