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Massachusetts, Southern Worcester

Blizzard Warning

Statement as of 3:53 AM EST on January 26, 2015

Expires 1:00 AM EST on January 28, 2015


... Blizzard Warning remains in effect from 7 PM this evening to
1 am EST Wednesday...

* locations... portions of central Massachusetts as well as
northern Connecticut.

* Hazard types... heavy snow... strong winds and blizzard
conditions. Considerable blowing and drifting snow.

* Accumulations... snow accumulations of around 20 to 30 inches...
with locally higher amounts. Snowfall rates of 2 to 4 inches an
hour at times.

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

* Impacts... heavy snow and strong winds will result in white-out
/ blizzard conditions with near zero visibility. Travel will
be impossible and life threatening across the entire region.
Also snow may be wet enough to result in downed tree limbs and
power outages in addition to the winds.

* Winds... north-northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts around 35 to 45
mph. The height of the winds will be late tonight into Tuesday.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning is issued when sustained winds or frequent
gusts over 35 mph are expected with considerable falling and/or
blowing and drifting snow. Visibilities will become poor with
whiteout conditions at times. Those venturing outdoors may
become lost or disoriented... so persons in the warning area are
advised to stay indoors.

All unnecessary travel is discouraged beginning Monday
afternoon... to allow people already on the Road to safely reach
their destination before the heavy snow begins... and to allow
snow removal equipment to begin to clear roads.





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