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Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 4:15 AM EST on March 01, 2015

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from noon today to
7 am EST Monday...

* locations... include areas of Massachusetts north of the
Massachusetts Turnpike.

* Hazard types... snow.

* Accumulations... 3 to 6 inches of snow.

* Timing... areas of light snow will develop this afternoon. The
snow will increase in intensity by late afternoon. The bulk of
the accumulating snow will occur between 4 PM and 1 am. The
snow will taper off to flurries toward daybreak Monday.

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

* Visibilities... one half mile or less 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.



Frank

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Public Information Statement
Statement as of 12:53 am EST on March 1, 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
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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
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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
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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
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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.