URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
316 AM EST Sun Feb 7 2021
Northern Bristol MA-Western Plymouth MA-Eastern Plymouth MA-
Southern Bristol MA-Southern Plymouth MA-Barnstable MA-
Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI-Eastern Kent RI-
Bristol RI-Washington RI-Newport RI-
Including the cities of Taunton, Brockton, Plymouth, Fall River,
New Bedford, Mattapoisett, Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown,
Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick,
West Warwick, Bristol, Narragansett, Westerly, and Newport
316 AM EST Sun Feb 7 2021
..WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 1 AM EST MONDAY…
* WHAT…Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.
* WHERE…Portions of southeastern Massachusetts and northern and southern Rhode Island.
* WHEN…From 7 AM this morning to 1 AM EST Monday.
* IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. Wet snow may result in isolated power outages if the higher amounts are realized.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Snow overspreads the region this morning and continues through the afternoon. The snow may begin as a brief period of rain before changing to snow.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
VIEW FORECAST HERE
VIEW FORECAST HERE
Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for our area
…TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT…
* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
– LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Below tropical storm force wind
– Peak Wind Forecast: 20-30 mph with gusts to 45 mph
– THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST
UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for wind 39
to 57 mph
– The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
– PLAN: Plan for hazardous wind of equivalent tropical storm
– PREPARE: Remaining efforts to protect property should be
completed as soon as possible. Prepare for limited wind
– ACT: Move to safe shelter before the wind becomes hazardous.
– POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited
…HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3:30 PM TO 10 PM EDT MONDAY…
* WHAT…South winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph
* WHERE…Barnstable MA, Dukes MA and Nantucket MA Counties.
* WHEN…From 4 PM to 10 PM EDT Monday.
* IMPACTS…Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS
EVENING TO 11 AM EST SATURDAY…
* WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches.
Winds gusting as high as 60 mph.
* WHERE…Barnstable MA and Dukes MA Counties.
* WHEN…From 8 PM this evening to 11 AM EST Saturday.
* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Strong winds could cause tree damage.
Weather Forecast HERE
…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM TUESDAY TO 5 AM WEDNESDAY…
* WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4
* WHERE…Southern Bristol MA, Southern Plymouth MA, Barnstable MA, Dukes MA and Nantucket MA Counties
* WHEN…From 10 PM Tuesday to 5 AM Wednesday.
* IMPACTS…Snow covered and slippery roads are expected, but snow moves out prior to morning commute.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS….Still some uncertainty about the storm track. Rain may mix in with snow on the Outer Cape and Nantucket, especially during precipitation onset but should change over to snow. Snow rates could exceed one inch per hour with reduced visibility for a brief time overnight.
Weather Forecast Here
View Power Outage Map & Report HERE
Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Barnstable MA, Dukes MA, and Nantucket MA
Hurricane Dorian is forecast to pass about 120 miles southeast of Nantucket Saturday morning as it moves quickly northeastward and well offshore by late Saturday afternoon. Strong winds, heavy rainfall and high surf will be the main impacts, with the strongest wind and heaviest rain occurring late Friday night through Saturday morning, especially over Nantucket.
Wind gusts will peak at 40 to 60 mph late Friday night and Saturday morning over the cape and islands as winds turn from northeast to north. Winds will diminish Saturday afternoon. Total rainfall of 2 to 4 inches is possible with minor urban poor drainage flooding. A storm surge up to 2 feet is possible during the Saturday morning high tide which may bring minor coastal flooding to Nantucket Harbor.
HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY THROUGH 8pm SUNDAY
View Advisory HERE