Northwest Providence Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 3:14 PM EST on November 25, 2014

...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 7 am Wednesday to 7 am EST Thursday...

* locations...include eastern and southeastern Massachusetts as well as northern and central Rhode Island.

* Hazard types...snow.

* Accumulations...ranging around 3 to 6 inches with a trace of ice.

* Timing...rain initially beginning around daybreak changing over to a wintry mix of snow and sleet by midday into afternoon before changing to all snow by evening. Snow tapers off into Thursday morning.

* Impacts...this storm will significantly impact Holiday travel making driving dangerous at times. Visibilities in heavy snow expected to be significantly reduced to one quarter mile or less at times.

* Visibilities...one half mile or less at times.

* Winds...north 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

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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