Latest update from National Weather Service indicates the Blizzard Watch has been downgraded to a 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 The Blizzard Watch is no longer in effect.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.