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6:53 PM EST on February 08, 2016 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 108 ft 41.17 °N, 71.58 °W | Updated 18 minutes ago

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25 °F
Feels Like 12 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from North
Gusts 28 mph

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Pressure 29.72 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 1300 ft
Overcast 1900 ft
Windchill 12 °F
Dew Point 19 °F
Humidity 80%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:50 AM 5:11 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KBID 082335Z AUTO 36015G24KT 4SM BKN013 OVC019 M04/M07 A2972 RMK AO1
Pressure 29.72 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 1300 ft
Overcast 1900 ft
Windchill 12 °F
Dew Point 19 °F
Humidity 80%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:50 AM 5:11 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KBID 082335Z AUTO 36015G24KT 4SM BKN013 OVC019 M04/M07 A2972 RMK AO1
Winter Storm will continue impacting eastern New England through Monday night with a combination of heavy snow and strong winds, resulting in dangerous travel conditions. In parts of southeast Massachusetts, blizzard conditions are possible along with tree damage, some power outages and coastal flooding. As of late Monday morning, winds had gusted up to 57 mph on Nantucket Island and coastal flooding was reported in several locations along the Massachusetts coast.

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Blizzard Warning
Issued: 1:57 PM EST Feb. 8, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 7 PM EST this
evening...

* locations... Block Island.

* Hazard types... heavy wet snow and strong winds will likely
result in tree damage and scattered power outages. Strong
winds and heavy snow will create blizzard/white-out conditions
at times.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 6 to 8 inches.

* Timing... snow will fall heavy at times through the mid
afternoon. The heaviest snow will come to an end early this
evening... but areas of light snow will continue into the
overnight hours.

* Impacts... considerable falling and/or blowing and drifting
snow. Visibilities will become poor with whiteout conditions
at times. Those venturing outdoors may become lost or
disoriented... so persons in the warning area are advised to
stay indoors. Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour are
also expected at times through the afternoon. Heavy wet snow
and strong winds will result in tree damage and scattered
power outages.

* Winds... northeast 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

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

* Temperatures... in the lower 30s.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning is issued when sustained winds or frequent
gusts over 35 mph are expected with considerable falling and/or
blowing and drifting snow. Visibilities will become poor with
whiteout conditions at times. Those venturing outdoors may
become lost or disoriented... so persons in the warning area are
advised to stay indoors.