From the National Weather Service:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Taunton MA Issued by National Weather Service GRAY ME 248 PM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018 MAZ022-023-210300- /O.UPG.KBOX.WS.A.0008.180321T1200Z-180322T1200Z/ /O.EXA.KBOX.WS.W.0008.180321T1200Z-180322T1200Z/ Barnstable MA-Dukes MA- Including the cities of Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown, and Vineyard Haven 248 PM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM WEDNESDAY TO 8 AM EDT THURSDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are expected. * WHERE...Cape Cod and Martha`s Vineyard. * WHEN...From 8 AM Wednesday to 8 AM EDT Thursday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions, mainly during the afternoon commute and into Wednesday night. Damage to trees and power lines is likely. Be prepared for power outages. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Taunton MA Issued by National Weather Service GRAY ME 253 PM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018 MAZ022>024-210300- /O.UPG.KBOX.HW.A.0004.180321T1200Z-180322T1200Z/ /O.NEW.KBOX.HW.W.0007.180321T1200Z-180322T1600Z/ Barnstable MA-Dukes MA-Nantucket MA- Including the cities of Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown, Vineyard Haven, and Nantucket 253 PM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018 ...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM WEDNESDAY TO NOON EDT THURSDAY... The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a High Wind Warning, which is in effect from 8 AM Wednesday to noon EDT Thursday. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect. * Location...Cape Cod and the Islands. * Winds...Northeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. * Timing...Strongest winds Wednesday night into Thursday morning. * Impacts...Damage to trees, power lines, and property are possible. Power outages are likely. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A High Wind Warning is issued when sustained winds of 40 mph are expected for at least one hour, with gusts of 58 mph or greater at any time. Take action to secure loose outdoor objects.