Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States (02554)
Lat: 41.28N, Lon: 70.1W
Wx Zone: MAZ024
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Winter Storm Watch
 Issued: 1103 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015
 Expires: 100 AM EST TUE FEB 03 2015
 
Wind Advisory
 Issued: 852 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015
 Expires: 900 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015
 
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WINTER STORM WATCH
Issue Date: 1103 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015
Expiration: 100 AM EST TUE FEB 03 2015

...A SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY
EVENING...

MAZ023-024-RIZ008-010015-
/O.CON.KBOX.WS.A.0004.150202T0000Z-150203T0600Z/
DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET...
BLOCK ISLAND
1103 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015



...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...THIS INCLUDES BLOCK ISLAND...MARTHAS VINEYARD AND 
NANTUCKET.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS AFTER MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT. THE SNOW 
MAY MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO SLEET AND RAIN MONDAY AFTERNOON 
BEFORE CHANGING BACK TO SNOW.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH POOR 
VISIBILITY IN SNOW AND BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE POTENTIAL OF ACCUMULATING
SNOW OF 6 OR MORE INCHES IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE NEXT 24 TO
36 HOURS SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO MODIFY
TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD WINTER WEATHER DEVELOP.

&&

WIND ADVISORY
Issue Date: 852 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015
Expiration: 900 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...STRONG GUSTY NORTHWEST TODAY...

MAZ022>024-RIZ008-312200-
/O.CON.KBOX.WI.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150201T0200Z/
BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...
VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET...BLOCK ISLAND
852 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015



...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...THE CITIES AND TOWNS OF...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH... 
PROVINCETOWN... VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET AND BLOCK ISLAND.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...THROUGH TODAY.

* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG ARE CAPABLE OF DOWNING SMALL TREE 
LIMBS AND BRANCHES...POSSIBLY CAUSING ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES. 
DRIVING CAN ALSO BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE 
VEHICLES. THESE WIND GUSTS WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW WHICH COULD
DROP VISIBILITIES TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BE
31 TO 39 MPH OR GUSTS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 46 AND 57 MPH. WINDS
THIS STRONG ARE CAPABLE OF DOWNING SMALL TREE LIMBS AND
BRANCHES...POSSIBLY CAUSING ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES.  DRIVING CAN
ALSO BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

&&

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