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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 5:37 PM EST on March 05, 2015

Expires 10:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning now in effect until 10 PM EST this
evening...

* locations... Cape Cod and the islands.

* Hazard types... snow.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches.

* Timing... snow... light to moderate will taper off between 7 PM
and 10 PM.

* Impacts... travel will be slow at best on well treated
surfaces... and quite difficult on any unplowed or untreated
surfaces. Poor visibility will also be a concern. The heavy wet
snow may aggravate snow-loading concerns especially for flat
roofs.

* 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.





Record Report

Statement as of 4:36 PM EST on March 05, 2015


... Record daily maximum snowfall set at Providence RI...

So far today a record snowfall of 5.8 inches was set at Providence
RI today. This breaks the old record of 3.8 set in 1931. This
statement may be updated at 7 PM if additional snowfall occurs.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:14 PM EST on March 05, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 6
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

Connecticut

... Hartford County...
   Marlborough 2.3 1249 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Southington 0.6 452 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Manchester 0.3 120 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Tolland County...
   Columbia 2.5 113 PM 3/05 ham radio

... Windham County...
   Moosup 3.0 110 PM 3/05 ham radio
   East Killingly 2.0 409 PM 3/05 public

Massachusetts

... Barnstable County...
   Sandwich 12.0 537 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Bourne 10.2 609 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   South Dennis 9.5 550 PM 3/05 emergency manager
   Marstons Mills 9.5 527 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Eastham 9.5 548 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Brewster 9.5 554 PM 3/05 general public
   Centerville 9.2 556 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Chatham 9.0 357 PM 3/05 ham radio
   West Barnstable 9.0 531 PM 3/05 ham radio
   West Harwich 9.0 358 PM 3/05 ham radio
   harwichport 9.0 335 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Harwich 8.0 306 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Orleans 7.8 513 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Yarmouth 7.5 334 PM 3/05 ham radio
   East Falmouth 7.1 259 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   North Truro 7.0 535 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Woods Hole 6.0 226 PM 3/05 co-op observer

... Bristol County...
   New Bedford 10.0 525 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Fairhaven 9.2 433 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Acushnet 9.0 524 PM 3/05 ham radio
   East Freetown 8.5 421 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Westport 8.3 312 PM 3/05 ham radio
   South Dartmouth 8.2 311 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Fall River 8.0 445 PM 3/05 ham radio
   new brdford 7.5 254 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Taunton 7.0 447 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Raynham 6.3 350 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Dighton 6.2 332 PM 3/05 NWS employee

... Dukes County...
   Vineyard Haven 7.0 345 PM 3/05 ham radio

... Nantucket County...
   Nantucket 6.0 222 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Norfolk County...
   Quincy 0.1 237 PM 3/05 general public

... Plymouth County...
   West Wareham 8.8 530 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Plymouth 6.5 510 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Wareham 6.5 333 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   Middleboro 6.1 458 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Duxbury 4.8 452 PM 3/05 ham radio

Rhode Island

... Kent County...
   East Greenwich 8.0 557 PM 3/05 public
   West Warwick 7.8 457 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Greene 4.5 549 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Newport County...
   Tiverton 9.0 410 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Little Compton 8.6 320 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Middletown 8.5 534 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Portsmouth 7.3 558 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Providence County...
   Cranston 6.0 249 PM 3/05 general public
   Scituate 5.0 117 PM 3/05 broadcast media
   East Providence 4.2 415 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Providence 3.8 500 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   North Providence 3.0 203 PM 3/05 general public
   N. Cumberland 2.2 436 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Washington County...
   westerly 7.0 312 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   North Kingstown 7.0 523 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Richmond 7.0 202 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Hope Valley 6.5 224 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Narragansett 5.5 211 PM 3/05 general public
   Hopkinton 5.5 208 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Saunderstown 5.0 155 PM 3/05 general public


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