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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 4:24 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... include Nantucket.

* Hazard types... heavy wet snow along with near blizzard
conditions possible.

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

* Timing... heavy wet snow may mix with or change to a period of
rain this morning before switching back to snow during the
afternoon.

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

* Winds... north 35 to 50 mph with gusts up to 70 to 80 mph.

* Visibilities... one quarter to one half mile 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!




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Coastal Flood Warning

Statement as of 3:48 AM EST on January 27, 2015

Expires 7:00 PM EST on January 27, 2015


... Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect until 7 am EST this
morning...
... Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect from 3 PM this
afternoon to 7 PM EST this evening...

* location... the eastern Massachusetts coast including Cape Cod
and Nantucket.

* Coastal flooding... widespread moderate with pockets of major
coastal flooding expected along with severe beach erosion.

* Timing... high tide this morning and again late this afternoon.

* Impacts... flooding of vulnerable shore roads and basements will
occur early this morning and late this afternoon high tides.
Some structural damage is likely in the more vulnerable
locations. Severe beach erosion is expected for both high tide
cycles. Erosion will be a particular concern for portions of
Plum Island and along the east facing shorelines of Orleans...
Chatham and Nantucket for both tide cycles. Severe erosion is
also possible along the north side of Cape Cod from Sandwich to
Eastham during the late afternoon high tide. This storm has
enough intensity to possibly cause a New Inlet or two to be
formed along barrier beaches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Warning means that moderate or major coastal
flooding is likely. Moderate coastal flooding produces widespread
flooding of vulnerable shore roads and/or basements due to the
height of storm tide and/or wave action. Numerous Road closures
are needed. Lives may be at risk for people who put themselves in
harms way. Isolated structural damage may be observed.



All tide heights are relative to mean lower low water.
Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

Newburyport

   total astro
    tide day/time tide surge waves flood
    /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
    11.9 27/05 am 9.2 2.7 18-22 major
    11.2 27/05 PM 8.2 3.0 21-26 MDT-major
    10.4 28/06 am 8.9 1.5 8-11 minor
     7.8 28/06 PM 7.7 0.1 4-5 none
     8.7 29/07 am 8.7 0.0 2-3 none
     7.4 29/07 PM 7.4 0.0 2 none

Gloucester Harbor

   total astro
    tide day/time tide surge waves flood
    /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
    13.0 27/04 am 10.0 3.0 20-25 MDT-major
    12.2 27/05 PM 9.0 3.2 25-32 MDT-major
    11.3 28/05 am 9.8 1.5 10-14 minor
     8.6 28/06 PM 8.5 0.1 5-6 none
     9.6 29/07 am 9.6 0.0 2-3 none
     8.3 29/07 PM 8.3 0.0 2 none

Revere

   total astro
    tide day/time tide surge waves flood
    /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
    13.7 27/04 am 10.4 3.3 17-20 moderate
    12.9 27/05 PM 9.4 3.5 20-25 moderate
    11.5 28/06 am 10.1 1.4 7-10 none
     9.1 28/06 PM 9.0 0.1 4-5 none
     9.9 29/07 am 9.9 0.0 2-3 none
     8.8 29/07 PM 8.7 0.1 1-2 none

Boston Harbor

   total astro
    tide day/time tide surge waves flood
    /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
    13.8 27/04 am 10.5 3.3 2 minor-MDT
    13.0 27/05 PM 9.5 3.5 2 minor
    11.7 28/05 am 10.2 1.5 2 none
     9.2 28/06 PM 9.1 0.1 2 none
    10.0 29/06 am 10.0 0.0 1 none
     8.9 29/07 PM 8.8 0.1 1 none

Scituate

   total astro
    tide day/time tide surge waves flood
    /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
    13.8 27/04 am 10.4 3.4 21-26 major
    13.2 27/05 PM 9.4 3.8 25-32 MDT-major
    11.8 28/06 am 10.2 1.6 10-13 minor
     9.5 28/06 PM 8.9 0.6 5-6 none
    10.0 29/07 am 10.0 0.0 2-3 none
     8.8 29/07 PM 8.7 0.1 2 none

Sandwich Harbor

   total astro
    tide day/time tide surge waves flood
    /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
    12.5 27/04 am 9.6 2.9 14-17 moderate
    12.5 27/05 PM 8.7 3.8 21-22 moderate
    11.6 28/05 am 9.3 2.3 8-12 minor
     9.3 28/06 PM 8.2 1.1 3-4 none
     9.2 29/06 am 9.1 0.1 2 none
     8.0 29/07 PM 8.0 0.0 1 none

Provincetown Harbor

   total astro
    tide day/time tide surge waves flood
    /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
    13.2 27/05 am 10.3 2.9 6 moderate
    12.4 27/05 PM 9.4 3.0 3-6 minor-MDT
    10.4 28/06 am 10.1 0.3 2-3 none
     9.0 28/06 PM 9.0 0.0 2 none
     9.8 29/07 am 9.8 0.0 1-2 none
     8.7 29/07 PM 8.7 0.0 2 none

Chatham - East Coast

   total astro
    tide day/time tide surge waves flood
    /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
    10.3 27/05 am 6.8 3.5 26-31 major
     9.8 27/06 PM 6.0 3.8 17-24 MDT-major
     8.4 28/06 am 6.7 1.7 12-15 minor
     6.4 28/07 PM 5.7 0.7 5-7 none
     6.6 29/07 am 6.6 0.0 3-4 none
     5.5 29/08 PM 5.5 0.0 2 none

Chatham - South Coast

   total astro
    tide day/time tide surge waves flood
    /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
     7.4 27/05 am 4.6 2.8 5 none
     6.6 27/06 PM 4.0 2.6 4-5 none
     4.6 28/07 am 4.6 0.0 3-4 none
     3.8 28/07 PM 3.8 0.0 2 none
     4.6 29/07 am 4.6 0.0 1-2 none
     3.7 29/08 PM 3.7 0.0 1-2 none

Buzzards Bay - Woods Hole

   total astro
    tide day/time tide surge waves flood
    /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
     3.5 27/05 am 1.4 2.1 4-5 none
     3.1 27/02 PM 1.5 1.6 5-6 none
     1.9 28/03 am 1.9 0.0 2-3 none
     1.4 28/03 PM 1.4 0.0 2 none
     1.9 29/04 am 1.9 0.0 1 none
     1.3 29/04 PM 1.3 0.0 1 none

Wings Neck

   total astro
    tide day/time tide surge waves flood
    /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
     6.0 27/03 am 4.0 2.0 3 none
     5.1 27/03 PM 3.5 1.6 3 none
     4.0 28/03 am 4.0 0.0 2-3 none
     3.2 28/04 PM 3.2 0.0 2 none
     3.9 29/05 am 3.9 0.0 1 none
     3.1 29/05 PM 3.1 0.0 1 none

Nantucket Harbor

   total astro
    tide day/time tide surge waves flood
    /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
     6.4 27/05 am 3.5 2.9 10-11 MDT-major
     6.2 27/06 PM 3.0 3.2 7-9 moderate
     5.3 28/07 am 3.4 1.9 4-6 minor
     3.5 28/07 PM 2.9 0.6 3 none
     3.4 29/08 am 3.4 0.0 1-2 none
     2.8 29/08 PM 2.8 0.0 1 none

Nantucket East Coast - erosion impacts

   total astro
    tide day/time tide surge waves flood
    /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
     7.0 27/05 am 3.4 3.6 17-18 MDT-major
     7.0 27/06 PM 3.1 3.9 12-16 MDT-major
     5.0 28/06 am 3.3 1.7 11-12 minor
     2.9 28/07 PM 2.9 0.0 5 none
     3.2 29/07 am 3.2 0.0 3-4 none
     2.8 29/08 PM 2.8 0.0 2 none

Nantucket - Madaket area erosion impacts

   total astro
    tide day/time tide surge waves flood
    /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
     5.0 27/05 am 2.5 2.5 8-9 none
     4.4 27/06 PM 2.3 2.1 7-8 none
     2.4 28/06 am 2.4 0.0 4-5 none
     2.2 28/07 PM 2.2 0.0 2-3 none
     2.4 29/07 am 2.4 0.0 1-2 none
     2.1 29/08 PM 2.1 0.0 1-2 none





High Wind Warning

Statement as of 4:39 AM EST on January 27, 2015

Expires 1:00 AM EST on January 28, 2015


... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 1 am EST Wednesday...

* location... Nantucket.

* Winds... north 35 to 50 mph with gusts up to 80 mph.

* Timing... the strongest winds will occur through abount midday.

* Impacts... hurricane force wind gusts will likely result in
downed trees and power outages. This is especially true where
heavy wet snow accumulates adding to the potential for wind
damage.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning is issued when sustained winds of 40 mph are
expected for at least an hour... with gusts of 58 mph or greater
at any time. Damage to trees... power lines... and property are
possible with wind of this magnitude. Power outages are likely.
Take action now to secure any loose outdoor objects.




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Local Storm Report



01/26/2015 1004 PM

2 miles ESE of Nantucket, Nantucket County.

High sust winds m45 mph, reported by ASOS.





01/26/2015 1056 PM

2 miles ESE of Nantucket, Nantucket County.

High sust winds m51 mph, reported by ASOS.





01/27/2015 1246 am

2 miles ESE of Nantucket, Nantucket County.

High sust winds m55 mph, reported by ASOS.





01/26/2015 1101 PM

2 miles ESE of Nantucket, Nantucket County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m65 mph, reported by ASOS.





01/26/2015 1127 PM

Nantucket, Nantucket County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m73 mph, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




01/26/2015 1138 PM

Nantucket, Nantucket County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m77 mph, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




01/27/2015 1219 am

2 miles ESE of Nantucket, Nantucket County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m69 mph, reported by ASOS.





01/27/2015 1244 am

Nantucket, Nantucket County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m78 mph, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




01/27/2015 1245 am

2 miles ESE of Nantucket, Nantucket County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m70 mph, reported by ASOS.





01/26/2015 1004 PM

2 miles ESE of Nantucket, Nantucket County.

High sust winds m45 mph, reported by ASOS.





01/26/2015 1056 PM

2 miles ESE of Nantucket, Nantucket County.

High sust winds m51 mph, reported by ASOS.





01/27/2015 1246 am

2 miles ESE of Nantucket, Nantucket County.

High sust winds m55 mph, reported by ASOS.





01/26/2015 1101 PM

2 miles ESE of Nantucket, Nantucket County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m65 mph, reported by ASOS.





01/26/2015 1127 PM

Nantucket, Nantucket County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m73 mph, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




01/26/2015 1138 PM

Nantucket, Nantucket County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m77 mph, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




01/27/2015 1219 am

2 miles ESE of Nantucket, Nantucket County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m69 mph, reported by ASOS.





01/27/2015 1244 am

Nantucket, Nantucket County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m78 mph, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




01/27/2015 1245 am

2 miles ESE of Nantucket, Nantucket County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m70 mph, reported by ASOS.





01/26/2015 0959 PM

2 miles ESE of Nantucket, Nantucket County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust M59 mph, reported by ASOS.





01/26/2015 1004 PM

2 miles ESE of Nantucket, Nantucket County.

High sust winds m45 mph, reported by ASOS.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:32 AM EST on January 27, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 5
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
   Windsor 8.0 510 am 1/27 ham radio
   East Hartford 4.5 207 am 1/27 ham radio
   West Hartford 3.5 208 am 1/27 ham radio

... Tolland County...
   Staffordville 11.5 449 am 1/27 none
   Tolland 10.0 439 am 1/27 broadcast media
   Coventry 6.5 230 am 1/27 trained spotter

... Windham County...
   East Killingly 13.0 546 am 1/27 none
   Woodstock 12.0 521 am 1/27 ham radio
   Ashford 9.0 527 am 1/27 none
   Thompson 8.2 224 am 1/27 media

Massachusetts

... Barnstable County...
   Sandwich 18.0 615 am 1/27 ham radio
   North Falmouth 12.5 606 am 1/27 ham radio
   Cotuit 11.5 236 am 1/27 ham radio
   South Dennis 9.5 312 am 1/27 emergency manager

... Bristol County...
   Taunton 12.5 620 am 1/27 NWS office
   Acushnet - north 11.5 614 am 1/27 none
   north Acushnet 11.5 603 am 1/27 ham radio
   New Bedford 11.0 245 am 1/27 ham radio
   East Freetown 11.0 437 am 1/27 ham radio

... Dukes County...
   West Tisbury 10.0 607 am 1/27 ham radio

... Essex County...
   Topsfield 11.0 600 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Salem 9.0 248 am 1/27 ham radio
   Lynn 8.5 330 am 1/27 ham radio
   Haverhill 6.9 446 am 1/27 none

... Hampden County...
   Monson 12.0 552 am 1/27 broadcast media
   Palmer 8.0 545 am 1/27 broadcast media
   Wilbraham 6.0 545 am 1/27 broadcast media
   Longmeadow 4.2 241 am 1/27 none
   Chicopee 3.5 552 am 1/27 broadcast media

... Middlesex County...
   Wilmington 14.0 613 am 1/27 ham radio
   Dracut 13.6 502 am 1/27 general public
   Concord 10.0 610 am 1/27 ham radio
   Littleton 10.0 608 am 1/27 ham radio
   Burlington 8.5 411 am 1/27 ham radio
   Framingham 8.5 300 am 1/27 ham radio
   Somerville 8.2 400 am 1/27 general public
   North Reading 7.5 323 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Sudbury 4.0 142 am 1/27 ham radio

... Norfolk County...
   South Weymouth 7.5 244 am 1/27 media

... Plymouth County...
   Plymouth 15.8 420 am 1/27 general public
   Pembroke 12.0 313 am 1/27 ham radio

... Worcester County...
   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
   Shrewsbury 14.8 403 am 1/27 ham radio
   Berlin 14.3 605 am 1/27 general public
   Clinton 12.5 506 am 1/27 general public
   Sturbridge 12.0 619 am 1/27 ham radio
   Charlton 11.0 526 am 1/27 ham radio
   Westminster 6.9 621 am 1/27 ham radio

Rhode Island

... Kent County...
   West Warwick 10.0 447 am 1/27 trained spotter

... Newport County...
   Middletown 11.0 622 am 1/27 ham radio

... Providence County...
   Providence 10.0 604 am 1/27 media
   N. Cumberland 5.5 348 am 1/27 none

... Washington County...
   Charlestown 8.0 448 am 1/27 ham radio
   Hopkinton 7.0 536 am 1/27 none


***********************peak wind gust***********************

Location Max wind time/date comments
                        gust of
                         mph measurement

Massachusetts

... Barnstable County...
   Sagamore 70 313 am 1/27 general public
   Wellfleet 65 515 am 1/27 ham radio
   Barnstable 63 325 am 1/27 ham radio
   East Falmouth 56 621 am 1/27 none
   South Dennis 55 312 am 1/27 emergency manager
   Bourne 53 147 am 1/27 ham radio

... Bristol County...
   Fairhaven 64 340 am 1/27 ham radio

... Dukes County...
   aquinnah 74 133 am 1/27 general public

... Nantucket County...
   2 ESE Nantucket 76 535 am 1/27 ASOS

... Plymouth County...
   Humarock 74 553 am 1/27 broadcast media
   Scituate 58 251 am 1/27 ham radio
   Norwell 50 236 am 1/27 ham radio


***********************sustained wind***********************

Location wind time/date comments
                        speed of
                         mph measurement

Massachusetts

... Barnstable County...
   Wellfleet 52 515 am 1/27 ham radio
   East Falmouth 44 621 am 1/27 none

... Nantucket County...
   2 ESE Nantucket 59 609 am 1/27 ASOS


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