Western Franklin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 4:20 AM EST Jan. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to
9 am EST Tuesday...

* what... areas of freezing rain expected. The ice will result in
hazardous travel conditions, including during the evening
commute today and morning commute on Tuesday. Total ice
accumulations up to one tenth of an inch are expected over the
higher elevations, but locally one to two tenths over the higher
elevations in northern Worcester County.

* Where... interior northern MA, north of the Mass Pike and west of
Interstate 495.

* When... from 3 PM this afternoon to 9 am EST Tuesday.

* Additional details... spotty light wintry precipitation is
expected today which will transition to areas of freezing rain
later today, continuing tonight into Tuesday morning. The
greatest risk of icing will be over the higher elevations. Any
freezing rain will change to rain by mid morning Tuesday as
temperatures rise above freezing.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain
will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads.
Slow down and use caution while driving.