Provincetown, Massachusetts, United States (02657)
Lat: 42.06N, Lon: 70.18W
Wx Zone: MAZ022
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Coastal Flood Warning
 Issued: 1044 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015
 Expires: 700 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015
 
Blizzard Warning
 Issued: 353 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015
 Expires: 1200 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015
 
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COASTAL FLOOD WARNING
Issue Date: 1044 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015
Expiration: 700 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SIGNIFICANT COASTAL FLOODING AND SEVERE BEACH EROSION EXPECTED
FOR THE EARLY TUESDAY MORNING AND LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON HIGH
TIDES...

MAZ007-015-016-019-022-024-262345-
/O.UPG.KBOX.CF.A.0001.150127T2000Z-150128T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KBOX.CF.W.0002.150127T2000Z-150128T0000Z/
/O.CON.KBOX.CF.W.0001.150127T0800Z-150127T1200Z/
EASTERN ESSEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-NANTUCKET MA-
1044 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015



...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 AM EST
TUESDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM TO 7 P
241e
M EST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS A COASTAL FLOOD
WARNING IN EFFECT FOR BOTH THE EARLY MORNING AND LATE AFTERNOON HIGH
TIDES ON TUESDAY.

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COAST INCLUDING CAPE COD 
AND NANTUCKET.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WIDESPREAD MODERATE WITH POCKETS OF MAJOR
COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED ALONG WITH SEVERE BEACH EROSION.

* TIMING...DURING THE EARLY TUESDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE AND AGAIN
FOR THE LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND BASEMENTS
EXPECTED DURING THE TUESDAY EARLY MORNING AND LATE AFTERNOON
HIGH TIDES. SOME STRUCTURAL DAMAGE IS LIKELY IN THE MOST
VULNERABLE LOCATIONS. SEVERE BEACH EROSION IS EXPECTED FOR BOTH
TUESDAY HIGH TIDE CYCLES. EROSION WILL BE A PARTICULAR CONCERN
FOR PORTIONS OF PLUM ISLAND AND ALONG THE EAST FACING SHORELINES
OF ORLEANS...CHATHAM AND NANTUCKET. THIS STORM HAS ENOUGH
INTENSITY THAT COULD CAUSE NEW INLETS TO BE FORMED ALONG BARRIER
BEACHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT MODERATE OR MAJOR COASTAL
FLOODING IS LIKELY. MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING PRODUCES WIDESPREAD
FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO THE
HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE AND/OR WAVE ACTION. NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES
ARE NEEDED. LIVES MAY BE AT RISK FOR PEOPLE WHO PUT THEMSELVES IN
HARMS WAY. ISOLATED STRUCTURAL DAMAGE MAY BE OBSERVED.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

NEWBURYPORT

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
8.7    26/04 PM     8.7      0.0      3-5       NONE
11.9    27/05 AM     9.2      2.7     13-18    MDT-MAJOR
11.2    27/05 PM     8.2      3.0     17-21    MODERATE
10.4    28/06 AM     8.9      1.5      8-10      NONE
7.7    28/06 PM     7.7      0.0      3-4       NONE
8.7    29/07 AM     8.7      0.0       2        NONE

GLOUCESTER HARBOR

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
9.6    26/04 PM     9.5      0.1      4-6       NONE
13.0    27/04 AM    10.0      3.0     14-17    MODERATE
12.2    27/05 PM     9.0      3.2     19-25     MINOR
11.3    28/05 AM     9.8      1.5     10-11     MINOR
8.5    28/06 PM     8.5      0.0      4-5       NONE
9.6    29/07 AM     9.6      0.0       2        NONE

REVERE

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
10.1    26/04 PM    10.0      0.1      4-6       NONE
13.7    27/04 AM    10.4      3.3     12-16    MINOR-MDT
12.9    27/05 PM     9.4      3.5     16-21     MINOR
11.4    28/06 AM    10.1      1.3      7-9       NONE
9.0    28/06 PM     9.0      0.0      3-4       NONE
9.9    29/07 AM     9.9      0.0       2        NONE

BOSTON HARBOR

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
10.2    26/04 PM    10.1      0.1       2        NONE
13.8    27/04 AM    10.5      3.3      2-3     MINOR-MDT
13.0    27/05 PM     9.5      3.5       2       MINOR
11.7    28/05 AM    10.2      1.5       2        NONE
9.1    28/06 PM     9.1      0.0       2        NONE
10.0    29/06 AM    10.0      0.0       1        NONE

SCITUATE

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
10.0    26/04 PM     9.9      0.1      4-6       NONE
13.8    27/04 AM    10.4      3.4     13-21    MDT-MAJOR
13.2    27/05 PM     9.4      3.8     19-27    MDT-MAJOR
11.9    28/06 AM    10.2      1.7      9-12     MINOR
8.9    28/06 PM     8.9      0.0      4-5       NONE
10.0    29/07 AM    10.0      0.0       2        NONE

SANDWICH HARBOR

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
9.3    26/04 PM     9.2      0.1      4-6       NONE
12.5    27/04 AM     9.6      2.9     10-13    MODERATE
12.5    27/05 PM     8.7      3.8     16-18    MODERATE
11.2    28/05 AM     9.3      1.9      7-10      NONE
8.2    28/06 PM     8.2      0.0       2        NONE
9.1    29/06 AM     9.1      0.0      1-2       NONE

PROVINCETOWN HARBOR

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
10.0    26/04 PM    10.0      0.0      2-4       NONE
13.2    27/05 AM    10.3      2.9       6      MINOR-MDT
12.4    27/05 PM     9.4      3.0      4-6     MINOR-MDT
10.4    28/06 AM    10.1      0.3       3        NONE
9.0    28/06 PM     9.0      0.0       3        NONE
9.8    29/07 AM     9.8      0.0       2        NONE

CHATHAM - EAST COAST

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
6.6    26/05 PM     6.4      0.2      5-9       NONE
10.3    27/05 AM     6.8      3.5     19-27     MAJOR
9.8    27/06 PM     6.0      3.8     20-21    MDT-MAJOR
8.4    28/06 AM     6.7      1.7     10-12      NONE
5.7    28/07 PM     5.7      0.0      4-6       NONE
6.6    29/07 AM     6.6      0.0       3        NONE

CHATHAM - SOUTH COAST

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
4.4    26/05 PM     4.2      0.2      2-3       NONE
7.4    27/05 AM     4.6      2.8      3-4       NONE
6.6    27/06 PM     4.0      2.6      4-6       NONE
4.6    28/07 AM     4.6      0.0       3        NONE
3.8    28/07 PM     3.8      0.0      2-3       NONE
4.6    29/07 AM     4.6      0.0       1        NONE

BUZZARDS BAY - WOODS HOLE

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
1.8    26/01 PM     1.8      0.0      2-4       NONE
4.1    27/01 AM     2.0      2.1      2-3       NONE
3.1    27/02 PM     1.5      1.6       4        NONE
1.9    28/03 AM     1.9      0.0       3        NONE
1.4    28/03 PM     1.4      0.0      1-2       NONE
1.9    29/04 AM     1.9      0.0       1        NONE

WINGS NECK

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
4.0    26/02 PM     3.9      0.1      2-3       NONE
6.2    27/02 AM     4.2      2.0       3        NONE
5.1    27/03 PM     3.5      1.6       3        NONE
4.0    28/03 AM     4.0      0.0       3        NONE
3.2    28/04 PM     3.2      0.0      1-2       NONE
3.9    29/05 AM     3.9      0.0       1        NONE

NANTUCKET HARBOR

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
3.4    26/05 PM     3.2      0.2      2-4       NONE
6.4    27/05 AM     3.5      2.9      8-10    MODERATE
6.2    27/06 PM     3.0      3.2      8-9     MODERATE
4.8    28/07 AM     3.4      1.4      4-5      MINOR
2.9    28/07 PM     2.9      0.0      2-3       NONE
3.4    29/07 AM     3.4      0.0       1        NONE

NANTUCKET EAST COAST - EROSION IMPACTS

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
3.4    26/04 PM     3.2      0.2      5-7       NONE
3.4    26/05 PM     3.2      0.2      5-8       NONE
7.0    27/05 AM     3.4      3.6     20-23     MAJOR
7.0    27/06 PM     3.1      3.9     16-18    MDT-MAJOR
5.0    28/06 AM     3.3      1.7       9        NONE
2.9    28/07 PM     2.9      0.0      4-5       NONE
3.2    29/07 AM     3.2      0.0       3        NONE

NANTUCKET - MADAKET AREA EROSION IMPACTS

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
2.6    26/04 PM     2.4      0.2      4-5       NONE
2.6    26/05 PM     2.4      0.2       4        NONE
5.0    27/05 AM     2.5      2.5      7-8       NONE
4.4    27/06 PM     2.3      2.1      7-8       NONE
2.4    28/06 AM     2.4      0.0       5        NONE
2.2    28/07 PM     2.2      0.0      2-3       NONE
2.4    29/07 AM     2.4      0.0       1        NONE

BLIZZARD WARNING
Issue Date: 353 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015
Expiration: 1200 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...A CRIPPLING AND POTENTIALLY HISTORIC BLIZZARD WILL IMPACT THE
AREA MAINLY FROM LATE TODAY INTO TUESDAY...LINGERING INTO EARLY
WEDNESDAY...

MAZ022-023-261700-
/O.CON.KBOX.BZ.W.0001.150127T0000Z-150127T1700Z/
BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...
VINEYARD HAVEN
353 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015



...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON EST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...CAPE COD AND THE ISLANDS.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW...STRONG WINDS AND BLIZZARD 
CONDITIONS. CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. STRONG TO 
DAMAGING WINDS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF AROUND 10 TO 18 INCHES...
WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS TOWARDS THE CAPE COD CANAL. SNOWFALL RATES
OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES.

* TIMING...WHILE THE STORM IS EXPECTED LATE TODAY LINGERING INTO
EARLY WEDNESDAY...THE WORST OF THE STORM WILL BE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THERE WILL BE A PERIOD WHERE HEAVY SNOW WILL
CHANGE OVER TO RAIN...MAINLY DURING THE DAY TUESDAY... BEFORE
CHANGING BACK OVER TO SNOW. ESPECIALLY ON THE OUTER ARM OF CAPE
COD.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN WHITE-OUT 
/ BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AT TIMES. 
TRAVEL WILL BE IMPOSSIBLE AND LIFE THREATENING ACROSS THE 
ENTIRE REGION. ALSO SNOW WILL BE WET ENOUGH TO RESULT IN 
DOWNED TREES AND POWER OUTAGES IN ADDITION TO THE HURRICANE 
FORCE WINDS.

* WINDS...NORTH-NORTHEAST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 70 TO 80
MPH. THE HEIGHT OF THE WINDS WILL BE LATE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

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.

ALL UNNECESSARY TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED BEGINNING MONDAY
AFTERNOON... TO ALLOW PEOPLE ALREADY ON THE ROAD TO SAFELY REACH
THEIR DESTINATION BEFORE THE HEAVY SNOW BEGINS...AND TO ALLOW
SNOW REMOVAL EQUIPMENT TO BEGIN TO CLEAR ROADS.

&&

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