Current Watches and Warnings
Massachusetts, Western Hampden
Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Storm Watch
Statement as of 4:57 AM EST on January 31, 2015
Expires 1:00 AM EST on February 03, 2015
... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 11 am EST this
... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Sunday evening
through late Monday night...
* locations... east slopes of the Berkshires.
* Hazard types... dangerously cold wind chills and heavy snow.
* Wind chill readings... as low as 23 below.
* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches.
* Timing... snow develops by midnight Sunday night... heaviest
during Monday... then tapering off Monday evening.
* Impacts... frostbite can develop in just 30 minutes with a wind
chill index of -20.
* Winds... north 10 to 20 mph.
* Visibilities... one quarter mile or less at times.
* Other impacts... hazardous travel is expected along with poor
visibility in heavy snow.
A Wind Chill Advisory is issued when the wind chill index is
likely to reach -15 to -24 degrees for at least 3 hours.
Frostbite can develop in just 30 minutes with a wind chill index
of -20. If you are heading outdoors... dress in layers and wear a
hat and gloves.
A Winter Storm Watch is issued for the potential of accumulating
snow of 6 or more inches in a 12 hour period... or 8 or more
inches in a 24 hour period. Anyone traveling in the next 24 to
36 hours should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to modify
travel plans should winter weather develop.
Statement as of 7:34 PM EST on January 30, 2015
Expires 7:45 AM EST on January 31, 2015
... Surfaces likely to become icy overnight...
Combination of snow-melt and falling snow has resulted in slushy
wet roadways. With temperatures dropping into the single digits
overnight... expect untreated roadways to become slick and slippery
with black ice.
Those traveling overnight and into morning are urged to allow
extra time and use caution.
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