Barnstable Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 11:18 PM EST on March 02, 2015

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 3 PM Tuesday to
10 am EST Wednesday...

* locations... include most of southern New England excluding
Block Island... Marthas Vineyard... and Nantucket.

* Hazard types... snow... sleet and freezing rain.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches... along
with around a trace of ice.

* Timing... beginning as snow late Tuesday afternoon and then
transitioning to sleet and freezing rain from southwest to
northeast during the overnight hours before changing to rain
towards Wednesday morning.

* Impacts... untreated roads will be snow covered and slippery
Tuesday afternoon into evening impacting the commute. Sleet
and freezing rain which is expected to fall overnight Tuesday
into Wednesday will be an issue for the Wednesday morning rush
hour especially across interior New England.

* Visibilities... one quarter to one half mile at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory is issued when snow and/or ice is
forecast to develop in the affected areas... but accumulations are
expected to be light. Any snow or ice would result in slippery
conditions on untreated roadways and sidewalks. When temperatures
are below freezing... motorists need to be especially careful on
bridges and overpasses where slippery spots can easily develop.

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