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Massachusetts, Southern Worcester

Wind Chill Warning

Statement as of 3:52 AM EST on February 12, 2016

Expires 12:00 PM EST on February 14, 2016


... Wind chill warning in effect from 4 PM Saturday to noon EST
Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a wind chill
warning... which is in effect from 4 PM Saturday to noon EST
Sunday. The wind chill watch is no longer in effect.
Saturday night into Sunday morning.
* Locations... this wind chill warning includes most of
Massachusetts except for the South Coast. It also includes the
northern half of Rhode Island as well as northern Connecticut.

* Hazard types... life threatening wind chills and near record
cold air temperatures.

* Wind chill readings... wind chills between 20 and 30 below zero
with perhaps a few locations briefly approaching 35 below zero.

* Timing... the worst of the wind chills will occur Saturday night
into Sunday morning.

* Impacts... wind chills this cold can bring on frostbite in as
little as 10 minutes! Outdoor exposure should be limited in
these conditions.

* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Air temperatures... temperatures Sat night into Sunday morning
will fall to near record cold values of 5 below to 5 above
zero along the coast... to 5 below to 15 below inland.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A wind chill warning is issued when the wind chill index is
likely to fall to -25 degrees or colder for at least 3 hours. A
wind chill index below -30 can bring about frostbite in as little
as 10 minutes. Outdoor exposure should be limited. If you are
heading outdoors... dress in layers and keep your hands and head
covered to protect against frostbite






Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:21 PM EST on February 11, 2016


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 16
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

***********************peak wind gust***********************

Location Max wind time/date comments
                        gust of
                         mph measurement

Massachusetts

... Barnstable County...
   Wellfleet 46 640 PM 2/11 ham radio
   Truro 46 746 PM 2/11 ham radio

... Bristol County...
   Fairhaven 46 943 PM 2/11 ham radio

... Nantucket County...
   Nantucket 46 850 PM 2/11 ham radio

Rhode Island

... Newport County...
   Tiverton 46 623 PM 2/11 ham radio

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*****metadata*****
:2/11/2016, 640 PM, MA, Barnstable, Wellfleet, , , 41.93750, -70.03330, non-tstm, 46, mph, ham radio,
:2/11/2016, 746 PM, MA, Barnstable, Truro, , , 41.99330, -70.05030, non-tstm, 46, mph, ham radio,
:2/11/2016, 943 PM, MA, Bristol, Fairhaven, , , 41.63750, -70.90420, non-tstm, 46, mph, ham radio,
:2/11/2016, 850 PM, MA, Nantucket, Nantucket, , , 41.28330, -70.10000, non-tstm, 46, mph, ham radio,
:2/11/2016, 623 PM, RI, Newport, Tiverton, , , 41.62580, -71.21390, non-tstm, 46, mph, ham radio,


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