NOAA: Blizzard watch downgraded to winter weater advisory

Now forecasting 1 to 3 inches, winds, coastal flooding

Latest update from National Weather Service indicates the Blizzard Watch has been downgraded to a Winter Weather Advisory:

 

Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Taunton MA
421 PM EST Sun Feb 12 2017

MAZ022-130530-
/O.UPG.KBOX.BZ.A.0001.170213T0900Z-170214T0000Z/
/O.EXB.KBOX.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-170213T1800Z/
Barnstable MA-
Including the cities of Chatham, Falmouth, and Provincetown
421 PM EST Sun Feb 12 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST MONDAY...

The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for a mix of wet snow, as well as an occasional
mix of sleet and freezing rain...which is in ef* TEMPERATURES...In the lower 30s.

* VISIBILITIES...One quarter mile or less at times.fect until 1
PM EST Monday. The Blizzard Watch is no longer in effect.

* LOCATIONS...include Cape Cod.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 to 3 inches of snow.

* HAZARD TYPES...include moderate to heavy snow, as well as an
  occasional mix of sleet and freezing rain. blowing snow.

* TIMING...A mix of rain changing occasionally to sleet and
  freezing rain continues through the evening. After a brief lull
  snow returns during the early morning into the mid day hours
  tomorrow.

* WINDS...North 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

* VISIBILITIES...One half mile or less at times.

* IMPACTS...The wet snow will create snow covered roads and
  produce power outages, which will be exacerbated by strong
  winds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow...sleet...or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while
driving.

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