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Rhode Island, Block Island

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 2:55 PM EST on March 05, 2015

Expires 7:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 7 PM EST this
evening...

* locations... Block Island... Marthas Vineyard... and Nantucket.

* Hazard types... snow.

* Accumulations... 6 to 10 inches of snow.

* Timing... snow... moderate to heavy at times this afternoon
begins to taper off between 5 PM and 7 PM.

* Impacts... untreated roads and sidewalks will be slippery...
making for difficult travel at times. Poor visibility will also
be a concern. The wetness of the snow may aggravate snow-loading
concerns for some structures.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Plan on extra travel time if you must drive today. The best plan
is to stay indoors if possible.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 1:47 PM EST on March 05, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 6
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Skywarn spotters... cooperative observers... media and
Highway departments for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/Boston

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Connecticut

... Hartford County...
   Marlborough 2.3 1249 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Manchester 0.3 120 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Tolland County...
   Columbia 2.5 113 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Coventry 1.0 807 am 3/05 trained spotter

... Windham County...
   Moosup 3.0 110 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Ashford 1.0 900 am 3/05 trained spotter

Massachusetts

... Barnstable County...
   South Dennis 6.0 135 PM 3/05 emergency manager
   Harwich 5.0 100 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Woods Hole 4.7 111 PM 3/05 co-op observer
   Centerville 4.7 1238 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   East Falmouth 4.6 1231 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   east Mashpee 3.6 1106 am 3/05 ham radio
   Barnstable 3.6 1019 am 3/05 ham radio
   Hyannis 3.3 947 am 3/05 ham radio
   South Yarmouth 2.8 1104 am 3/05 ham radio
   1 SW Eastham 2.8 1000 am 3/05 cocorahs
   1 NW Wellfleet 2.0 800 am 3/05 cocorahs
   1 E Orleans 1.0 830 am 3/05 cocorahs

... Bristol County...
   East Freetown 6.2 1145 am 3/05 ham radio
   Acushnet 6.0 1232 PM 3/05 ham radio
   New Bedford 6.0 1212 PM 3/05 ham radio
   East Taunton 5.5 1208 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Fall River 5.0 1103 am 3/05 ham radio
   Fairhaven 5.0 1211 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Dighton 4.5 100 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   2.6 NW Taunton 4.5 129 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Raynham 4.1 1209 PM 3/05 ham radio
   north Fall River 4.0 1126 am 3/05 ham radio
   Taunton 3.0 1109 am 3/05 general public
   west Acushnet 2.5 901 am 3/05 ham radio

... Nantucket County...
   Nantucket 3.0 119 PM 3/05 ham radio

... Norfolk County...
   Sharon 1.0 816 am 3/05 public

... Plymouth County...
   Plymouth 4.5 1053 am 3/05 ham radio
   Middleboro 4.0 1144 am 3/05 ham radio
   Carver 3.3 915 am 3/05 public
   Kingston 2.6 1041 am 3/05 trained spotter
   West Wareham 2.3 820 am 3/05 trained spotter
   Duxbury 2.0 821 am 3/05 ham radio
   Brant Rock 1.5 853 am 3/05 amateur radio
   Marshfield 1.5 854 am 3/05 ham radio

Rhode Island

... Bristol County...
   Barrington 3.5 1118 am 3/05 ham radio
   Bristol 3.3 935 am 3/05 public

... Kent County...
   Coventry 4.5 918 am 3/05 ham radio
   West Warwick 4.5 1117 am 3/05 trained spotter

... Newport County...
   Tiverton 6.0 1225 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Little Compton 5.0 1142 am 3/05 trained spotter
   Portsmouth 4.2 1140 am 3/05 NWS employee
   Middletown 3.8 1117 am 3/05 ham radio
   Newport 3.0 958 am 3/05 ham radio

... Providence County...
   Scituate 5.0 117 PM 3/05 broadcast media
   Cranston 4.5 1122 am 3/05 general public
   Pawtucket 4.0 1135 am 3/05 ham radio
   East Providence 3.4 1259 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Burrillville 3.0 1102 am 3/05 general public
   west Glocester 2.0 846 am 3/05 trained spotter
   Providence 2.0 1001 am 3/05 ham radio
   3 se west Glocester 1.8 800 am 3/05 cocorahs

... Washington County...
   North Kingstown 5.0 112 PM 3/05 ham radio
   Richmond 4.5 1124 am 3/05 ham radio
   Narragansett 3.8 1200 PM 3/05 general public
   westerly 3.0 925 am 3/05 public
   Wakefield 2.3 900 am 3/05 ham radio


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