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Massachusetts, Northern Worcester

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 4:29 PM EST on January 26, 2015

Expires 1:00 AM EST on January 28, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 am EST
Wednesday...

* locations... portions of western and central Massachusetts.

* Hazard types... heavy snow along with considerable blowing and
drifting snow. Near blizzard conditions are possible.

* Accumulations... snow accumulations around 18 to 24 inches... with
locally higher amounts. Snowfall rates of 2 to 4 inches an hour
at times.

* Timing... while the storm is expected to linger into early
Wednesday... the worst of the storm will be tonight through
Tuesday afternoon.

* Impacts... heavy snow and strong winds may result in white-out /
blizzard conditions with near zero visibility at times. Travel
will be difficult to near impossible and life-threatening
across the entire region.

* Winds... north 10 to 20 mph with gusts up around 30 to 40 mph.
The height of the winds will be late tonight into Tuesday.

* Visibilities... one quarter mile or less at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning is issued when an average of 6 or more
inches of snow is expected in a 12 hour period... or for 8 or more
inches in a 24 hour period. Travel will be slow at best on well
treated surfaces... and quite difficult on any unplowed or
untreated surfaces.

All unnecessary travel is discouraged! This is a serious life-
threatening storm!





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