Western Essex Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 3:42 AM EST on January 29, 2015

...Winter Weather Advisory in effect from midnight tonight to 6 am EST Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow...which is in effect from midnight tonight to 6 am EST Saturday.

* Locations...north central and northeast Massachusetts...mainly north of the Mass Pike.

* Hazard types...snow.

* Accumulations...snow accumulation of 4 to 6 inches.

* Timing...snow develops around or just after midnight tonight and continues into Friday and Friday night. Most of the snow will be light...but a period of moderate snow is possible at times Friday and Friday night.

* Impacts...hazardous driving conditions due to snow covered roads.

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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Record Report
Statement as of 12:55 am EST on January 28, 2015

...Record daily maximum snowfall set at Boston MA...

A record snowfall of 22.1 inches was set at Boston MA On Jan 27th. This breaks the old record of 8.8 set in 2011.