Severe Weather Alerts - Millis, MA

  • Blizzard Warning

    Blizzard Warning in effect until Wednesday, 1:00 AM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...EASTERN AND SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS AS WELL AS
ALL OF RHODE ISLAND. THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES AND TOWNS OF
FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...CAMBRIDGE
...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...FALL
RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...
WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...
NEWPORT AND BLOCK ISLAND.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW...STRONG WINDS AND BLIZZARD
CONDITIONS. CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. STRONG TO
DAMAGING WINDS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF AROUND 1 TO 2 FEET...
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. SNOWFALL RATES OF 2 TO 4 INCHES
AN HOUR AT TIMES.

* TIMING...WHILE THE STORM IS EXPECTED TO LINGER INTO WEDNESDAY...THE
WORST OF THE STORM WILL BE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN WHITE-OUT/BLIZZARD
CONDITIONS WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY. TRAVEL WILL BE IMPOSSIBLE
AND LIFE THREATENING ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION. ALSO SNOW MAY BE
WET ENOUGH TO RESULT IN DOWNED TREE LIMBS AND POWER OUTAGES IN
ADDITION TO THE WINDS.

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 55 TO 65 MPH...
LIKELY STRONGER ALONG EASTERN SHORELINES. THE HEIGHT OF THE
WINDS WILL BE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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.

ALL UNNECESSARY TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED! THIS IS A SERIOUS LIFE-
THREATENING STORM!

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Millis Weather Report

LIVE: Blizzard Conditions to Intensify From Long Island to Eastern New England

January 26, 2015; 11:10 PM ET

Travel restrictions are already in place in advance of the blizzard set to wallop the northeastern United States. more >

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Winter Expert

Millis

Jan 26, 2015; 8:28 PM ET A powerful storm will produce well over a foot of windblown snow across the Northeast. The worst of the storm will occur from New York City to Boston.

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