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Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 9:51 PM EST on February 28, 2015

Expires 7:00 AM EST on March 02, 2015


... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Sunday afternoon
through Monday morning...

* locations... include along and south of the Massachusetts
Turnpike to the immediate South Coast. This includes northern
Connecticut... all of Rhode Island and southeast Massachusetts
including Cape Cod. The Hartford... Providence and Boston
metropolitan areas are included in the watch.

* Hazard types... snow.

* Snow accumulations... 4 to 8 inches.

* Timing... light snow develops during the mid to late afternoon
hours on Sunday... picking up in intensity Sunday evening into
Sunday night. The snow concludes by daybreak Monday.

* Impacts... untreated roads will become snow covered and
slippery by Sunday evening along with poor visibility at times.

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

* Uncertainty... we are confident that within the watch area
snowfall amounts at or in excess of 6-inches will be observed.
But we remain uncertain as to exactly where as the forecast
continues to wobble.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch is issued for the potential of accumulating
snow of 6 or more inches in a 12 hour period... or 8 or more
inches in a 24 hour period. Anyone traveling in the next 24 to
36 hours should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to modify
travel plans should winter weather develop.




For the latest updates... please visit our webpage at
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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 12:53 AM EST on March 01, 2015


... Winter 2014-2015 in review...

All data presented herein is preliminary and subject to revision.

Any monthly records falling within the top ten of the period of
record will be annotated in the remarks section immediately right.

                             Boston

            ... period of record: 1872 to present...

       avg high avg low avg mean pcpn snow remarks
       -------- ------- -------- ---- ---- -------

Dec: 43.7 32.7 38.2 6.56 0.3
          +2.5 +4.5 +3.5 +2.78 -8.7

Jan: 33.1 19.0 26.1 3.57 34.3 6th snowiest
          -2.7 -3.2 -2.9 +0.21 +21.4

Feb: 27.8 10.1 19.0 3.37 64.8 2nd coldest
         -10.9 -14.6 -12.7 +0.12 +53.9 all-time snowiest

Seasonal summary
------------------

Winter: 34.9 20.6 27.8 13.50 99.4 all-time snowiest
          -3.7 -4.5 -4.0 +3.11 +66.6

Records
-------
12/09... record daily precipitation... 2.90... previously 1.29 in 1956.
12/25... record maximum low temperature... 44... previously 43 in 1888.
01/27... record daily snowfall... 22.1... previously 8.8 in 2011.
02/02... record daily snowfall... 16.2... previously 11.1 in 1974.
02/09... tied record daily snowfall... 14.8... also set in 2013.
02/15... record daily snowfall... 13.0... previously 11.0 in 1940.
Feb... record monthly snowfall... 64.8... previously 41.6 in 2003.
Winter... record seasonal snowfall... 99.4... previously 81.5 in 1993-1994.
All-time... monthly snowfall... 64.8... previously 43.3 in January 2005.
All-time... 2nd coldest monthly avg... 19.0... record is 17.5 - Feb 1934.

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                            Hartford

            ... period of record: 1905 to present...

       avg high avg low avg mean pcpn snow remarks
       -------- ------- -------- ---- ---- -------

Dec: 42.0 29.3 35.7 4.55 0.7 9th least snowiest
          +2.3 +5.9 +4.1 +1.11 -6.7

Jan: 32.3 14.3 23.3 3.23 17.1
          -2.2 -3.4 -2.8 0.00 +4.8

Feb: 27.2 4.9 16.1 2.95 31.9 all-time coldest
         -11.3 -16.0 -13.6 +0.06 +20.9 3rd snowiest

Seasonal summary
------------------

Winter: 33.8 16.2 25.0 10.73 49.7
          -3.7 -4.5 -4.1 +1.17 +19.0

Records
-------
12/09... record daily precipitation... 1.77... previously 1.33 in 1978.
12/25... record maximum low temperature... 43... previously 42 in 1987.
01/18... record daily precipitation... 1.32... previously 0.99 in 2006.
02/02... record daily snowfall... 10.8... previously 6.5 in 1916.
02/06... record low temperature... -7... previously -5 in 1988/1910.
02/20... record low temperature... -4... previously -3 in 1936.
02/21... record low temperature... -9... previously -2 in 1972/1950.
02/24... record low temperature... -8... previously -4 in 1907.
Feb... record coldest monthly avg temp... 16.1... prev 16.5 in 1934.
All-time... coldest monthly avg temp... 16.1... prev 16.5 in Feb 1934.

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                           Providence

            ... period of record: 1905 to present...

       avg high avg low avg mean pcpn snow remarks
       -------- ------- -------- ---- ---- -------

Dec: 44.8 31.0 37.9 6.25 0.9
          +2.5 +4.7 +3.6 +2.03 -7.8

Jan: 34.2 18.2 26.2 3.62 25.6 5th snowiest
          -3.2 -2.8 -3.0 -0.24 +16.6

Feb: 28.3 8.5 18.4 2.73 31.8 2nd coldest
         -12.0 -15.1 -13.6 -0.56 +23.3 all-time snowiest

Seasonal summary
----------------

Winter: 35.8 19.2 27.5 12.60 58.3 3rd snowiest
          -4.2 -4.4 -4.3 +1.23 +32.1

Records
-------
12/09... record daily precipitation... 2.74... previously 1.55 in 1978.
12/24... record high temperature... 64... previously 60 in 1990.
12/25... tied record high temperature... 63... also set in 1964.
01/26... tied record daily snowfall... 3.1... also set in 1987.
01/27... record daily snowfall... 16.0... previously 6.7 in 2011.
02/02... record daily snowfall... 7.9... previously 6.5 in 1934.
02/21... record low temperature... -5... previously -3 in 1950.
02/24... tied record low temperature... -3... also set in 1907.
Feb... record monthly snowfall... 31.8... previously 30.9 in 1962.
All-time... 2nd monthly snowfall... 31.8... record is 37.4 - Jan 2005.
All-time... 2nd coldest monthly avg... 18.4... record is 17.4 - Feb 1934.

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                           Worcester

            ... period of record: 1892 to present...

       avg high avg low avg mean pcpn snow remarks
       -------- ------- -------- ---- ---- -------

Dec: 37.9 27.3 32.6 4.90 1.5 9th least snowiest
          +1.6 +4.7 +3.2 +1.08 -12.9

Jan: 28.4 13.5 21.0 5.03 46.5 4th snowiest
          -2.9 -3.3 -3.1 +1.54 +29.4

Feb: 23.3 5.1 14.2 3.28 53.4 all-time coldest
         -11.3 -14.3 -12.8 +0.05 +37.8 all-time snowiest

Seasonal summary
----------------

Winter: 29.9 15.3 22.6 13.21 101.4 all-time snowiest
          -4.1 -4.3 -4.2 +2.67 +54.3

Records
-------
01/18... record daily precipitation... 1.30... previously 1.21 in 2006.
01/27... record daily snowfall... 31.9... previously 11.0 in 2011.
02/02... record daily snowfall... 17.4... previously 8.4 in 1974.
Feb... record coldest monthly avg temp... 14.2... prev 14.4 in 1934.
Feb... record monthly snowfall... 53.4... prev 45.2 in 1996/1962.
Winter... record seasonal snowfall... 101.4... prev 86.7 in 2004-2005.
All-time... coldest monthly avg temp... 14.2... prev 14.4 in Feb 1934.
All-time... monthly snowfall... 53.4... prev 50.9 in January 2005.


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