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Dense Fog Advisory, Wind Advisory

Statement as of 12:42 PM EST on March 01, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on March 02, 2017


... Dense fog advisory now in effect until 10 PM EST this
evening...

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 1 am to 7 PM EST
Thursday...

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

* Location... south coastal Rhode Island and Massachusetts
including Narragansett Bay and offshore islands.

* Fog timing and impacts... dense fog will continue into early this
evening. Dense fog will make for hazardous travel.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph Thursday.

* Timing... the strongest winds are expected after sunrise on
Thursday continuing through Thursday afternoon. Winds should
begin to diminish a bit by early Thursday evening.

* Impacts... some downed tree limbs are expected. There also is
the risk for isolated power outages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile, for at least 3 hours. If
driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of
distance ahead of you.

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph are
expected, with gusts between 46 to 57 mph. Winds this strong are
capable of Downing small tree limbs and branches, possibly
causing isolated power outages. Driving can also be difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.






Special Statement

Statement as of 12:13 PM EST on March 01, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on March 01, 2017


... Strong thunderstorm in southern Plymouth... Bristol... northeastern
Washington... Newport... northeastern Kent... southeastern Providence
and Bristol counties...

At 1212 PM EST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Cranston to Jamestown. Movement was east
at 50 mph.

Pea size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will accompany these
storms.

Locations impacted include...
Providence, New Bedford, Fall River, Warwick, Cranston, Pawtucket,
Plymouth, Taunton, East Providence, Dartmouth, Johnston, Bridgewater,
North Kingstown, Marshfield, Newport, Bristol, Marion, Attleboro,
Middleborough and Wareham.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Get indoors when these storms approach. Winds may be strong enough to
produce minor damage, such as a few downed branches.

Frequent lightning was occurring. Lightning can strike far away from
the storm. Go inside a building or vehicle. Wait at least 30 minutes
until after the storm has passed to resume outdoor activities.


Lat... Lon 4159 7143 4159 7140 4160 7141 4162 7140
      4162 7141 4163 7140 4165 7141 4165 7143
      4164 7145 4182 7151 4212 7069 4170 7064
      4144 7138
time... Mot... loc 1712z 249deg 70kt 4177 7144 4153 7136


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