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Massachusetts, Barnstable

Blizzard Warning

Statement as of 10:53 AM EST on February 08, 2016

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 08, 2016


... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 7 PM EST this
evening...

* locations... extreme southeast Massachusetts including Cape Cod
and the islands. This includes the cities and towns of
Brockton... Plymouth... Mattapoisett... Chatham... Falmouth...
Provincetown... Vineyard Haven and Nantucket

* hazard types... heavy wet snow and strong winds will likely
result in tree damage and scattered power outages. Strong
winds and heavy snow will create blizzard/white-out conditions
at times.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches along with
localized higher amounts up to 14 inches possible.

* Timing... snow will fall heavy at times through late afternoon.
Snow intensity will begin to diminish by early evening... but
localized bands of moderate to heavy snow may persist into the
overnight hours.

* Impacts... considerable falling and/or blowing and drifting
snow. Visibilities will become poor with whiteout conditions
at times. Those venturing outdoors may become lost or
disoriented... so persons in the warning area are advised to
stay indoors. Heavy wet snow and strong winds will result in
tree damage and scattered power outages.

* Winds... northeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Visibilities... one quarter mile or less at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning is issued when sustained winds or frequent
gusts over 35 mph are expected with considerable falling and/or
blowing and drifting snow. Visibilities will become poor with
whiteout conditions at times. Those venturing outdoors may
become lost or disoriented... so persons in the warning area are
advised to stay indoors.





Coastal Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:06 AM EST on February 08, 2016

Expires 1:00 PM EST on February 08, 2016


... Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect until 1 PM EST this afternoon...

* location... eastern Massachusetts coastline from Plymouth County
south through Cape Cod and Nantucket.

* Coastal flooding... areas of moderate coastal flooding are
expected during the late morning high tide cycle. Most
vulnerable areas will experience inundation above ground to 2 or
3 feet... and minor coastal flooding is likely during the high
tide cycle very late this evening... but today/S high tide
remains the bigger concern.

* Timing... within a couple of hours before and after the late
morning high tide cycle... specifically 9 am to 1 PM.

* Impacts... moderate coastal flooding produces widespread flooding
of vulnerable shore roads and/or basements due to the height of
storm tide and/or wave action. Sand and cobble debris will
likely be deposited along vulnerable shore roads. Some shore
roads will likely be closed for at least several hours today.
Isolated structure damage may be observed with isolated damage
to exposed decks... docks and any weakened sea walls possible.
Lives may be at risk for people who put themselves in harms way.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Warning means that moderate or major coastal flooding is
expected. Moderate coastal flooding produces widespread flooding of vulnerable
shore roads and/or basements due to the height of storm tide and/or wave
action. Numerous Road closures may be needed. Lives may be at risk for people
who put themselves in harms way. Isolated structural damage may be observed.


Thompson



All tide heights are relative to mean lower low water.
Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

Scituate

     total
      tide day/time surge waves flood
      /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
    12.7-13.2 08/11 am 2.2/ 2.7 14-19 moderate
   11.4-11.9 08/11 PM 1.9/ 2.3 11-16 minor
   10.6-11.1 09/12 PM -0.2/ 0.3 7-8 none
   10.5-11.0 10/12 am 0.6/ 1.1 5-6 none
   10.9-11.4 10/12 PM 0.0/ 0.5 3 none
   10.2-10.7 11/01 am -0.2/ 0.3 2 none

Sandwich / Dennis

     total
      tide day/time surge waves flood
      /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
    12.9-13.4 08/11 am 2.7/ 3.2 8-10 minor-MDT
   11.6-12.1 08/11 PM 2.2/ 2.7 6-9 minor
   10.7-11.2 09/11 am 0.2/ 0.7 3-4 none
   10.4-10.9 10/12 am 0.7/ 1.1 2-3 none
   10.7-11.2 10/12 PM 0.1/ 0.6 1 none
   10.0-10.5 11/01 am 0.0/ 0.5 1 none

Provincetown Harbor

     total
      tide day/time surge waves flood
      /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
    13.2-13.7 08/11 am 2.2/ 2.7 6 moderate
   12.1-12.6 08/11 PM 2.1/ 2.6 4-6 minor
   11.2-11.7 09/12 PM 0.0/ 0.5 2 none
   11.1-11.6 10/12 am 0.7/ 1.1 2 none
   11.4-11.9 10/12 PM 0.1/ 0.6 2 none
   10.7-11.2 11/01 am 0.0/ 0.5 2 none

Chatham - East Coast

     total
      tide day/time surge waves flood
      /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
    9.3- 9.8 08/11 am 2.3/ 2.8 15-22 minor-MDT
    7.8- 8.3 09/12 am 1.9/ 2.3 12-14 minor
    7.0- 7.5 09/12 PM 0.0/ 0.5 8-9 none
    6.9- 7.4 10/01 am 0.6/ 1.1 5-6 none
    7.2- 7.7 10/01 PM 0.1/ 0.6 5 none
    6.5- 7.0 11/02 am 0.0/ 0.5 4 none

Chatham - South Coast

     total
      tide day/time surge waves flood
      /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
    6.6- 7.1 08/11 am 2.0/ 2.5 3 none
    5.5- 6.0 09/12 am 1.7/ 2.2 2-3 none
    4.7- 5.2 09/12 PM 0.0/ 0.5 2 none
    4.6- 5.1 10/01 am 0.6/ 1.1 1-2 none
    4.7- 5.2 10/01 PM 0.0/ 0.5 2 none
    4.2- 4.7 11/01 am 0.0/ 0.5 2 none

Buzzards Bay - Woods Hole

     total
      tide day/time surge waves flood
      /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
    3.5- 4.0 08/08 am 1.0/ 1.5 2-3 none
    4.0- 4.5 08/08 PM 2.1/ 2.6 1-2 none
    3.4- 3.9 09/09 am 0.9/ 1.4 1 none
    2.7- 3.2 09/09 PM 0.5/ 1.0 1 none
    3.0- 3.5 10/09 am 0.5/ 1.0 1 none
    2.2- 2.7 10/10 PM 0.1/ 0.6 1 none

Wings Neck

     total
      tide day/time surge waves flood
      /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
    5.0- 5.5 08/09 am 0.2/ 0.8 4 none
    5.9- 6.4 08/09 PM 1.8/ 2.2 2-3 none
    5.7- 6.2 09/09 am 1.0/ 1.5 1 none
    4.9- 5.4 09/10 PM 0.5/ 1.0 1 none
    5.2- 5.7 10/10 am 0.4/ 0.9 1 none
    4.5- 5.0 10/11 PM 0.0/ 0.5 1 none

Nantucket Harbor

     total
      tide day/time surge waves flood
      /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
    6.0- 6.5 08/12 PM 2.3/ 2.8 6-7 moderate
    5.1- 5.6 09/12 am 1.9/ 2.3 4-5 minor
    3.7- 4.2 09/12 PM 0.1/ 0.6 3 none
    3.9- 4.4 10/01 am 0.6/ 1.1 2 none
    3.7- 4.2 10/01 PM 0.0/ 0.5 2 none
    3.2- 3.7 11/02 am -0.2/ 0.3 2 none

Nantucket East Coast - erosion impacts

     total
      tide day/time surge waves flood
      /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
    6.4- 6.9 08/11 am 2.7/ 3.2 11-18 MDT-major
    5.2- 5.7 09/12 am 2.0/ 2.5 10-12 minor
    3.7- 4.2 09/12 PM 0.1/ 0.6 7-8 none
    4.0- 4.5 10/01 am 0.7/ 1.1 5 none
    3.7- 4.2 10/01 PM 0.0/ 0.5 5-6 none
    3.5- 4.0 11/02 am 0.0/ 0.5 5 none

Nantucket - Madaket area erosion impacts

     total
      tide day/time surge waves flood
      /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
    4.9- 5.4 08/11 am 2.2/ 2.7 5-6 none
    4.4- 4.9 09/12 am 1.9/ 2.3 6-7 none
    2.7- 3.2 09/12 PM 0.0/ 0.5 4 none
    3.2- 3.7 10/01 am 0.6/ 1.1 3-4 none
    2.7- 3.2 10/01 PM 0.0/ 0.5 4-5 none
    2.6- 3.1 11/02 am 0.0/ 0.5 5 none




Local Storm Report



02/08/2016 1118 am

East Wareham, Barnstable County.

Snow m3.8 inch, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




02/08/2016 1121 am

Sandwich, Barnstable County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by NWS employee.





02/08/2016 1118 AM

EAST WAREHAM, Barnstable County.

SNOW M3.8 INCH, reported by HAM RADIO.


            HAM RADIO




02/08/2016 1110 am

West Falmouth, Barnstable County.

Snow m6.2 inch, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




02/08/2016 1116 AM

WEST YARMOUTH, Barnstable County.

SNOW M5.0 INCH, reported by HAM RADIO.


            HAM RADIO



02/08/2016 1106 am

Harwich, Barnstable County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




02/08/2016 1105 am

West Yarmouth, Barnstable County.

Snow m5.0 inch, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




02/08/2016 1055 am

Harwich, Barnstable County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




02/08/2016 1053 am

Wellfleet, Barnstable County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio





02/08/2016 1032 AM

SANDWICH, Barnstable County.

SNOW M5.5 INCH, reported by HAM RADIO.


            HAM RADIO



02/08/2016 1000 am

1 miles E of Orleans, Barnstable County.

Snow m1.4 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            24 hour snowfall.




02/08/2016 1032 am

Sandwich, Barnstable County.

Snow m5.5 inch, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




02/08/2016 1110 am

West Falmouth, Barnstable County.

Snow m6.2 inch, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




02/08/2016 1116 am

West Yarmouth, Barnstable County.

Snow m5.0 inch, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




02/08/2016 1118 am

East Wareham, Barnstable County.

Snow m3.8 inch, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




02/08/2016 1121 am

Sandwich, Barnstable County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by NWS employee.





02/08/2016 1053 am

Wellfleet, Barnstable County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




02/08/2016 1055 am

Harwich, Barnstable County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




02/08/2016 1105 am

West Yarmouth, Barnstable County.

Snow m5.0 inch, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




02/08/2016 1106 am

Harwich, Barnstable County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




02/08/2016 1000 am

1 miles E of Orleans, Barnstable County.

Snow m1.4 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            24 hour snowfall.




02/08/2016 0912 am

2 miles WSW of Mashpee, Barnstable County.

Snow m2.6 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            24 hour snowfall.




02/08/2016 1011 am

Orleans, Barnstable County.

Snow m1.4 inch, reported by none.





02/08/2016 0930 am

Sandwich, Barnstable County.

Snow m2.5 inch, reported by NWS employee.





02/08/2016 0930 am

Sandwich, Barnstable County.

Snow m2.5 inch, reported by NWS employee.





02/08/2016 0650 am

1 miles NW of East Falmouth, Barnstable County.

Snow m1.0 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            24 hour snowfall.




02/08/2016 0700 am

2 miles WSW of Falmouth, Barnstable County.

Snow m1.6 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            24 hour snowfall.




02/08/2016 0849 am

Mashpee, Barnstable County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by public.






02/08/2016 0700 am

3 miles NNW of Falmouth, Barnstable County.

Snow m1.3 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            24 hour snowfall.




02/08/2016 0700 am

3 miles E of Falmouth, Barnstable County.

Snow m1.0 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            24 hour snowfall.




02/08/2016 0700 am

2 miles SSE of Yarmouth, Barnstable County.

Snow m1.4 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            24 hour snowfall.




02/08/2016 0730 am

1 miles NNW of Falmouth, Barnstable County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            24 hour snowfall.




02/08/2016 0730 am

1 miles SSW of Waquoit, Barnstable County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            24 hour snowfall.




02/08/2016 0843 am

Osterville, Barnstable County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




02/08/2016 0846 am

Marstons Mills, Barnstable County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




02/08/2016 0848 am

Centerville, Barnstable County.

Snow m3.5 inch, reported by public.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:24 AM EST on February 08, 2016


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 2
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Skywarn spotters... cooperative observers... media and
Highway departments for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/Boston

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Massachusetts

... Barnstable County...
   West Falmouth 6.2 1110 am 2/08 ham radio
   Sandwich 5.5 1032 am 2/08 ham radio
   West Yarmouth 5.0 1105 am 2/08 ham radio
   East Wareham 3.8 1118 am 2/08 ham radio
   Harwich 3.0 1106 am 2/08 ham radio
   Wellfleet 2.0 1053 am 2/08 ham radio
   Orleans 1.4 1011 am 2/08 none

... Bristol County...
   west Acushnet 2.8 1100 am 2/08 ham radio
   Taunton 1.5 1122 am 2/08 NWS office

... Middlesex County...
   Somerville 0.5 1100 am 2/08 general public
   Lexington 0.1 1100 am 2/08 trained spotter

... Norfolk County...
   North Weymouth 1.0 1057 am 2/08 ham radio
   Quincy 0.5 1014 am 2/08 general public

... Plymouth County...
   East Wareham 2.5 1048 am 2/08 ham radio
   West Wareham 2.1 945 am 2/08 trained spotter
   Rockland 2.0 1035 am 2/08 ham radio

Rhode Island

... Newport County...
   Little Compton 3.0 1052 am 2/08 trained spotter

&&

*****metadata*****
:2/08/2016, 1110 am, MA, Barnstable, West Falmouth, , , 41.60420, -70.63500, snow, 6.2, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 1032 am, MA, Barnstable, Sandwich, , , 41.75890, -70.49440, snow, 5.5, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 1105 am, MA, Barnstable, West Yarmouth, , , 41.65000, -70.24170, snow, 5.0, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 1118 am, MA, Barnstable, East Wareham, , , 99.99000, -999.99000, snow, 3.8, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 1106 am, MA, Barnstable, Harwich, , , 41.68610, -70.07640, snow, 3.0, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 1053 am, MA, Barnstable, Wellfleet, , , 41.93750, -70.03330, snow, 2.0, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 1011 am, MA, Barnstable, Orleans, , , 41.78970, -69.99030, snow, 1.4, inch, none,
:2/08/2016, 1100 am, MA, Bristol, west Acushnet, , , 99.99000, -999.99000, snow, 2.8, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 1122 am, MA, Bristol, Taunton, , , 41.90300, -71.09330, snow, 1.5, inch, NWS office,
:2/08/2016, 1100 am, MA, Middlesex, Somerville, , , 42.38750, -71.10000, snow, 0.5, inch, general public,
:2/08/2016, 1100 am, MA, Middlesex, Lexington, , , 42.44720, -71.22500, snow, 0.1, inch, trained spotter,
:2/08/2016, 1057 am, MA, Norfolk, North Weymouth, , , 42.24580, -70.94720, snow, 1.0, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 1014 am, MA, Norfolk, Quincy, , , 42.25280, -71.00280, snow, 0.5, inch, general public,
:2/08/2016, 1048 am, MA, Plymouth, East Wareham, , , 41.75810, -70.67420, snow, 2.5, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 945 am, MA, Plymouth, West Wareham, , , 41.78970, -70.76080, snow, 2.1, inch, trained spotter,
:2/08/2016, 1035 am, MA, Plymouth, Rockland, , , 42.13060, -70.91670, snow, 2.0, inch, ham radio,
:2/08/2016, 1052 am, RI, Newport, Little Compton, , , 41.51000, -71.17170, snow, 3.0, inch, trained spotter,


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