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Winter Weather Advisory in Effect For Worcester County

Sunday, January 17, 2016

 

The National Weather Service has issued a weather advisory for the Worcester area regarding snow beginning on Sunday night and extending into Monday morning. 

WINDHAM CT-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-

WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-

WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-

EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-

EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-

BARNSTABLE MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-

SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-

BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...BARRE...

FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...GLOUCESTER...

MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...

QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...FALL RIVER...

NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...

AYER...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...WEST GREENWICH...

WARWICK...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT

426 PM EST SUN JAN 17 2016

 

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST MONDAY...

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER

WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST

MONDAY.

 

* LOCATIONS...EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS EXCEPT THE CAPE COD

  ISLANDS...RHODE ISLAND EXCEPT BLOCK ISLAND...AND WINDHAM COUNTY

  IN CONNECTICUT.

 

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

 

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES.

 

* TIMING...THIS EVENING THROUGH MID MORNING MONDAY.

 

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.

 

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

 

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S.

 

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.

 

Related Slideshow: Worcester’s Top Ten Highest Annual Snowfall Totals

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#10

Year: 1966-67

Total Amount of Snow: 94.2 inches

Month with Highest Amount of Snow: January '67 - 46.8 inchess

Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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#9

Year: 1957-58

Total Amount of Snow: 97.5 inches 

Month with Highest Amount of Snow: February '58 - 36.5 inches

Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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#8

Year: 1995-96

Total Amount of Snow: 97.9 inches 

Month with Highest Amount of Snow: January '96 - 45.2 inches

Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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#7

Year: 1947-48

Total Amount of Snow: 98.5 inches 

Month with Highest Amount of Snow: January '48 - 37.7 inches

Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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#6

Year: 1971-72

Total Amount of Snow: 99.3 inches

Month with Highest Amount of Snow: January '72 - 35 inches 

Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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#5

Year: 1993-94

Total Amount of Snow: 100 inches 

Month with Highest Amount of Snow: January '94  - 34 inches

Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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#4

Year: 1960-61

Total Amount of Snow: 104 inches

Month with Highest Amount of Snow: January '61 - 32 inches

Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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#3

Year: 2012-2013

Total Amount of Snow: 108.9 inches

Month with Highest Amount of Snow: February '13 - 44.44 inches

Source: Goldensnowglobe.com and U.S. Climate Data

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#2

Year: 2004-2005

Total Amount of Snow: 114 inches 

Month with Highest Amount of Snow: January '05 - 50.9 inches

Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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#1

Year: 1992-93

Total Amount of Snow: 114 inches

Month with Highest Amount of Snow: March '93 - 44 inches

Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

 
 

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