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Rhode Island, Newport

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 10:53 AM EST on February 08, 2016

Expires 7:00 AM EST on February 09, 2016


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 7 am EST
Tuesday...

* locations... Rhode Island into south central and eastern
Massachusetts.

* Hazard types... heavy snow.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches.

* Timing... snow of varying intensity this afternoon. Snow
intensity should diminish by early evening... but very localized
bands of moderate to heavy snow may persist along the northeast
Massachusetts coast into the overnight hours.

* Impacts... travel will be slow at best on well treated
surfaces... and quite difficult on any unplowed or untreated
surfaces. Blowing and drifting snow is also expected
particularly along the Boston to Providence corridor.

* Winds... north 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* 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.





Local Storm Report



02/08/2016 1052 am

Little Compton, Newport County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Trained spotter




02/08/2016 1052 am

Little Compton, Newport County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Trained spotter




02/08/2016 1014 am

Little Compton, Newport County.

Snow m1.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:24 AM EST on February 08, 2016


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...
   West Falmouth 6.2 1110 am 2/08 ham radio
   Sandwich 5.5 1032 am 2/08 ham radio
   West Yarmouth 5.0 1105 am 2/08 ham radio
   East Wareham 3.8 1118 am 2/08 ham radio
   Harwich 3.0 1106 am 2/08 ham radio
   Wellfleet 2.0 1053 am 2/08 ham radio
   Orleans 1.4 1011 am 2/08 none

... Bristol County...
   west Acushnet 2.8 1100 am 2/08 ham radio
   Taunton 1.5 1122 am 2/08 NWS office

... Middlesex County...
   Somerville 0.5 1100 am 2/08 general public
   Lexington 0.1 1100 am 2/08 trained spotter

... Norfolk County...
   North Weymouth 1.0 1057 am 2/08 ham radio
   Quincy 0.5 1014 am 2/08 general public

... Plymouth County...
   East Wareham 2.5 1048 am 2/08 ham radio
   West Wareham 2.1 945 am 2/08 trained spotter
   Rockland 2.0 1035 am 2/08 ham radio

Rhode Island

... Newport County...
   Little Compton 3.0 1052 am 2/08 trained spotter

&&

*****metadata*****
:2/08/2016, 1110 am, MA, Barnstable, West Falmouth, , , 41.60420, -70.63500, snow, 6.2, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 1032 am, MA, Barnstable, Sandwich, , , 41.75890, -70.49440, snow, 5.5, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 1105 am, MA, Barnstable, West Yarmouth, , , 41.65000, -70.24170, snow, 5.0, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 1118 am, MA, Barnstable, East Wareham, , , 99.99000, -999.99000, snow, 3.8, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 1106 am, MA, Barnstable, Harwich, , , 41.68610, -70.07640, snow, 3.0, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 1053 am, MA, Barnstable, Wellfleet, , , 41.93750, -70.03330, snow, 2.0, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 1011 am, MA, Barnstable, Orleans, , , 41.78970, -69.99030, snow, 1.4, inch, none,
:2/08/2016, 1100 am, MA, Bristol, west Acushnet, , , 99.99000, -999.99000, snow, 2.8, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 1122 am, MA, Bristol, Taunton, , , 41.90300, -71.09330, snow, 1.5, inch, NWS office,
:2/08/2016, 1100 am, MA, Middlesex, Somerville, , , 42.38750, -71.10000, snow, 0.5, inch, general public,
:2/08/2016, 1100 am, MA, Middlesex, Lexington, , , 42.44720, -71.22500, snow, 0.1, inch, trained spotter,
:2/08/2016, 1057 am, MA, Norfolk, North Weymouth, , , 42.24580, -70.94720, snow, 1.0, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 1014 am, MA, Norfolk, Quincy, , , 42.25280, -71.00280, snow, 0.5, inch, general public,
:2/08/2016, 1048 am, MA, Plymouth, East Wareham, , , 41.75810, -70.67420, snow, 2.5, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 945 am, MA, Plymouth, West Wareham, , , 41.78970, -70.76080, snow, 2.1, inch, trained spotter,
:2/08/2016, 1035 am, MA, Plymouth, Rockland, , , 42.13060, -70.91670, snow, 2.0, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 1052 am, RI, Newport, Little Compton, , , 41.51000, -71.17170, snow, 3.0, inch, trained spotter,


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