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More Snow Friday

There's more snow on the way! Friday will bring anywhere from 1-6" of new snow to our area.  A winter weather advisory has been issued for NW Providence and Northern Bristol (MA) Counties where the most snow will fall.  Most areas will see 1-3" of new snow.

Here's the full advisory:

CTZ004-MAZ012-017-RIZ001-300515-
/O.EXA.KBOX.WW.Y.0009.150130T0500Z-150131T1100Z/
WINDHAM CT-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...MILFORD...
WORCESTER...TAUNTON...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD
408 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
6 AM EST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 6 AM EST SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS...THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES AND TOWNS OF...PUTNAM...
WILLIMANTIC...MILFORD...WORCESTER...TAUNTON...FOSTER AND
SMITHFIELD.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS AROUND OR JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND
CONTINUES INTO FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. MOST OF THE SNOW WILL BE
LIGHT...BUT A PERIOD OF MODERATE SNOW IS LIKELY AT TIMES FRIDAY
EVENING AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW COVERED
ROADS. POOR VISIBILITIES POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT AS WINDS GUST TO
30 MPH. ALSO ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 3 TO 6 INCHES WILL INCREASE
SNOW LOADING/STRESS ON ROOFS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST INCREASE FRIDAY NIGHT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF 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
DEVELOP.



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