Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Taunton MA 859 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017 CTZ002>004-MAZ017>024-RIZ001>008-141600- Hartford CT-Tolland CT-Windham CT-Northern Bristol MA- Western Plymouth MA-Eastern Plymouth MA-Southern Bristol MA- Southern Plymouth MA-Barnstable MA-Dukes MA-Nantucket MA- Northwest Providence RI-Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI- Eastern Kent RI-Bristol RI-Washington RI-Newport RI- Block Island RI- Including the cities of Hartford, Windsor Locks, Union, Vernon, Putnam, Willimantic, Taunton, Brockton, Plymouth, Fall River, New Bedford, Mattapoisett, Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown, Vineyard Haven, Nantucket, Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol, Narragansett, Westerly, Newport, and New Shoreham 859 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017 ...A period of moderate snow with additional accumulations through mid to late morning confined to Southeast MA,Cape Cod & Islands... Light to moderate snow is moving rapidly eastward at 9 am and has now exited Connecticut with the back edge across Rhode Island. For the remainder of the morning accumulating snow will be confined to southeast Massachusetts especially Cape Cod and the islands. Total snowfall across this area will be 2 to 3 inches with low visibility and snow covered roads. Snow exits offshore between 10 am and noon with dry weather and partial sunshine this afternoon. Temperatures remain cold along with a brisk northwest wind developing late in the day as offshore low pressure intensifies.