Latest Winter Weather Watch/Warning/Advisory by KBOX
Issued 1/25/2015 3:52 AM America/New_York.
Valid through 1/27/2015 12:00 PM America/New_York.
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barnstable ma-dukes ma-
including the cities of...chatham...falmouth...provincetown...
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
* 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
* 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
* 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.
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.