771  
WWUS41 KBOX 152051  
WSWBOX  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
351 PM EST SAT DEC 15 2018  
 
CTZ002-MAZ002>004-008>011-026-160500-  
/O.NEW.KBOX.WW.Y.0029.181216T1100Z-181217T1200Z/  
HARTFORD CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-  
NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-  
EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HARTFORD, WINDSOR LOCKS, CHARLEMONT,  
GREENFIELD, ORANGE, BARRE, FITCHBURG, CHESTERFIELD, BLANDFORD,  
AMHERST, NORTHAMPTON, SPRINGFIELD, AND AYER  
351 PM EST SAT DEC 15 2018  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 7 AM EST  
MONDAY...  
 
* WHAT...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET SUNDAY CHANGING TO MAINLY LIGHT  
SNOW SUNDAY NIGHT. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS RANGING FROM A  
COATING TO 2 INCHES ALONG WITH ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF AROUND ONE  
TENTH OF AN INCH EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF NORTHERN CONNECTICUT AND CENTRAL, EASTERN  
AND WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS. THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES AND TOWNS OF  
HARTFORD, WINDSOR LOCKS, CHARLEMONT, GREENFIELD, ORANGE, BARRE,  
FITCHBURG, CHESTERFIELD, BLANDFORD, AMHERST, NORTHAMPTON,  
SPRINGFIELD, AND AYER. GREATEST TRAVEL IMPACTS WILL OCCUR ACROSS  
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 1000 FT WHERE TEMPERATURES WILL BE AT OR BELOW  
FREEZING YIELDING SLIPPERY TRAVEL.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 7 AM EST MONDAY WITH MOST OF THE  
WINTRY PRECIPITATION OCCURRING SUNDAY NIGHT.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS. THE  
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS COULD IMPACT THE MORNING COMMUTE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET OR  
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. EXPECT SLIPPERY  
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.  
 

 
 

 
 
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