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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 8:51 AM EST on January 27, 2015

Expires 1:00 AM EST on January 28, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 am EST
Wednesday...

* locations... portions of western and central Massachusetts.
This includes the cites and towns of Charlemont... Greenfield...
   Orange... Barre... Fitchburg... Chesterfield... Blandford...
Amherst... Northampton... Springfield and Ayer.

* Hazard types... heavy snow.

* Accumulations... 5 to 10 inches of snow across far western
Massachusetts to around 2 feet across portions of worceser
County.

* Timing... the worst of the storm will be through this
afternoon... then diminishing later tonight.

* Impacts... heavy snow and strong winds may result in white-out/
blizzard conditions with near zero visibility at times across
central Massachusetts. Travel will be difficult to near
impossible and life- threatening across central Massachusetts.
Meanwhile... across far western Massachusetts it will just be a
moderate snowstorm.

* Winds... north 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 to 40 mph. The
height of the winds will be through early afternoon.

* 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.

All unnecessary travel is discouraged! This is a serious life-
threatening storm!





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:07 AM EST on January 27, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 12
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 13.8 321 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Manchester 12.5 355 am 1/27 trained spotter
   glasonbury 12.0 846 am 1/27 ham radio
   Southington 11.2 835 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Somers 11.0 820 am 1/27 ham radio
   Windsor 10.0 850 am 1/27 ham radio
   Enfield 9.7 841 am 1/27 ham radio
   Granby 9.0 842 am 1/27 ham radio
   Wethersfield 9.0 851 am 1/27 ham radio
   Avon 7.5 731 am 1/27 trained spotter
   New Britain city 6.0 847 am 1/27 ham radio
   1 WNW Windsor Locks 4.9 657 am 1/27 Bradley Airport
   East Hartford 4.5 207 am 1/27 ham radio
   North Granby 4.0 848 am 1/27 trained spotter

... Tolland County...
   Tolland 14.0 701 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Somers 12.5 800 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Staffordville 11.5 449 am 1/27 co-op observer
   Coventry 6.5 230 am 1/27 trained spotter

... Windham County...
   Killingly 20.0 657 am 1/27 ham radio
   Ashford 18.0 837 am 1/27 ham radio
   Danielson 17.0 733 am 1/27 ham radio
   East Killingly 15.8 705 am 1/27 none
   Woodstock 12.0 521 am 1/27 ham radio
   Pomfret 10.0 712 am 1/27 ham radio
   Thompson 8.2 224 am 1/27 media

Massachusetts

... Barnstable County...
   Falmouth 19.0 718 am 1/27 ham radio
   Harwich 18.0 722 am 1/27 ham radio
   Sandwich 18.0 615 am 1/27 ham radio
   South Dennis 13.2 749 am 1/27 emergency manager
   Centerville 13.0 728 am 1/27 trained spotter
   East Falmouth 12.5 705 am 1/27 trained spotter
   North Falmouth 12.5 606 am 1/27 ham radio
   Cotuit 11.5 236 am 1/27 ham radio
   West Harwich 7.0 1202 am 1/27 ham radio
   Eastham 4.1 1030 PM 1/26 ham radio

... Bristol County...
   East Freetown 18.5 808 am 1/27 ham radio
   New Bedford 18.0 848 am 1/27 none
   Mansfield 14.8 829 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Taunton 14.0 620 am 1/27 NWS office
   North Attleboro 13.5 823 am 1/27 ham radio
   Acushnet 13.0 630 am 1/27 ham radio
   west Acushnet 12.4 800 am 1/27 ham radio
   Acushnet - north 11.5 614 am 1/27 none
   north Acushnet 11.5 603 am 1/27 ham radio
   Fall River 6.1 1108 PM 1/26 ham radio
   Fairhaven 5.9 1214 am 1/27 ham radio
   fairahven 5.0 1103 PM 1/26 ham radio

... Dukes County...
   Edgartown 16.0 905 am 1/27 co-op observer
   West Tisbury 10.0 607 am 1/27 ham radio
   Oak Bluffs 6.0 1017 PM 1/26 ham radio

... Essex County...
   Methuen 19.0 904 am 1/27 general public
   Peabody 15.0 828 am 1/27 ham radio
   Topsfield 14.8 853 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Salisbury 13.0 736 am 1/27 coop observer
   Newburyport 13.0 746 am 1/27 ham radio
   Lynn 11.5 750 am 1/27 ham radio
   Salem 9.0 248 am 1/27 ham radio
   Haverhill 6.9 446 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Nahant 5.7 1159 PM 1/26 trained spotter

... Franklin County...
   Leyden 5.5 819 am 1/27 ham radio
   Ashfield 5.0 828 am 1/27 none
   Shelburne Falls 4.0 820 am 1/27 social media

... Hampden County...
   Wales 12.0 845 am 1/27 ham radio
   Monson 12.0 552 am 1/27 broadcast media
   Agawam 9.5 836 am 1/27 ham radio
   Palmer 8.0 545 am 1/27 broadcast media
   Springfield 6.5 840 am 1/27 broadcast media
   Wilbraham 6.0 545 am 1/27 broadcast media
   Longmeadow 4.2 241 am 1/27 none
   Ludlow 4.1 102 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Holyoke 4.0 816 am 1/27 ham radio

... Hampshire County...
   Ware 8.0 840 am 1/27 broadcast media
   Belchertown 6.0 711 am 1/27 broadcast media
   South Hadley 4.0 724 am 1/27 trained spotter

... Middlesex County...
   Littleton 23.5 845 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Chelmsford 22.5 839 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Westford 22.0 903 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Tyngsboro 20.5 745 am 1/27 social media
   Dracut 20.1 800 am 1/27 general public
   north chelsmford 20.0 730 am 1/27 ham radio
   Burlington 19.5 805 am 1/27 ham radio
   North Reading 19.0 853 am 1/27 ham radio
   Pepperell 19.0 700 am 1/27 social media
   Wakefield 17.4 825 am 1/27 ham radio
   Stoneham 17.0 849 am 1/27 ham radio
   Tewksbury 16.2 741 am 1/27 none
   Wilmington 15.5 715 am 1/27 general public
   North Woburn 15.5 800 am 1/27 none
   Acton 15.0 743 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Groton 14.5 802 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Natick 14.0 741 am 1/27 general public
   Concord 14.0 530 am 1/27 general public
   Somerville 13.4 405 am 1/27 general public
   Bedford 12.8 709 am 1/27 ham radio
   Malden 12.0 820 am 1/27 social media
   Townsend 11.0 743 am 1/27 none
   Framingham 8.5 300 am 1/27 ham radio
   Sudbury 4.0 142 am 1/27 ham radio

... Norfolk County...
   Wrentham 18.0 824 am 1/27 ham radio
   Holbrook 16.0 832 am 1/27 ham radio
   Norwood 15.5 825 am 1/27 NWS employee
   Milton 15.1 849 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Dover 14.0 825 am 1/27 ham radio
   Millis 12.9 821 am 1/27 ham radio
   Stoughton 12.0 810 am 1/27 ham radio
   South Weymouth 7.5 244 am 1/27 media

... Plymouth County...
   South Plymouth 18.0 738 am 1/27 ham radio
   Kingston 16.0 849 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Plymouth 15.8 420 am 1/27 general public
   Hanson 14.0 753 am 1/27 ham radio
   Pembroke 12.0 313 am 1/27 ham radio
   Brockton 12.0 745 am 1/27 ham radio
   West Wareham 8.5 1200 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Rockland 7.0 1253 am 1/27 trained spotter

... Suffolk County...
   Boston 14.5 653 am 1/27 none
   1 N East Boston 11.8 700 am 1/27 Airport
   Winthrop 11.8 700 am 1/27 trained spotter

... Worcester County...
   Shrewsbury 26.2 748 am 1/27 ham radio
   Worcester 25.0 716 am 1/27 ham radio
   Auburn 23.5 830 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Clinton 23.5 804 am 1/27 none
   Berlin 22.2 806 am 1/27 none
   Milbury 21.0 856 am 1/27 ham radio
   Grafton 21.0 852 am 1/27 coop observer
   Whitinsville 20.2 825 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Sterling 20.0 818 am 1/27 general public
   Milford 20.0 818 am 1/27 trained spotter
   3 WNW Worcester 19.7 700 am 1/27 Airport
   Northbridge 19.0 844 am 1/27 ham radio
   Boylston 18.5 805 am 1/27 trained spotter
   southboro 18.3 827 am 1/27 ham radio
   Oxford 18.0 550 am 1/27 none
   West Boylston 16.2 600 am 1/27 none
   Southbridge 16.0 623 am 1/27 ham radio
   Sturbridge 12.0 619 am 1/27 ham radio
   Leominster 11.0 700 am 1/27 none
   Westminster 11.0 735 am 1/27 ham radio
   Charlton 11.0 526 am 1/27 ham radio
   West Leominster 6.0 743 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Ashburnham 5.5 730 am 1/27 co-op observer

Rhode Island

... Kent County...
   West Warwick 13.0 722 am 1/27 trained spotter
   2 NNW Warwick 10.3 706 am 1/27 tf Green Airport
   Coventry 7.0 1227 am 1/27 ham radio

... Newport County...
   Portsmouth 15.0 820 am 1/27 social media
   Little Compton 12.0 756 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Middletown 11.0 622 am 1/27 ham radio

... Providence County...
   Burrillville 19.5 837 am 1/27 general public
   west Glocester 16.6 742 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Smithfield 13.0 729 am 1/27 ham radio
   N. Cumberland 12.0 755 am 1/27 none
   Cranston 12.0 648 am 1/27 ham radio
   Providence 11.0 815 am 1/27 media
   Providence/north pro 11.0 646 am 1/27 general public

... Washington County...
   Charlestown 15.0 742 am 1/27 ham radio
   North Kingstown 12.2 852 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Richmond 11.0 834 am 1/27 ham radio
   Hopkinton 10.5 755 am 1/27 none
   Wakefield 7.0 1044 PM 1/26 ham radio
   Saunderstown 5.3 955 PM 1/26 general public
   westerly 5.0 1040 PM 1/26 trained spotter


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