Barnstable MA-Central Middlesex County MA-Dukes MA-Eastern Essex MA-
Eastern Norfolk MA-Eastern Plymouth MA-Nantucket MA-
Northern Bristol MA-Northwest Providence RI-Southeast Middlesex MA-
southeast Providence RI-Southern Bristol MA-Southern Plymouth MA-
Southern Worcester MA-Suffolk MA-Western Essex MA-Western Norfolk MA-
Western Plymouth MA-
Including the cities of, Attleborough, Barnstable, Beverly,
Boston, Brockton, Brookline, Cambridge, Fall River, Falmouth,
Framingham, Franklin, Gloucester, Lawrence, Lowell, Lynn,
Milford, Nantucket, New Bedford, Newburyport, Newton,
North Attleborough, Plymouth, Providence, Quincy, Somerville,
Taunton, Vineyard Haven, Waltham, Weymouth,
Woonsocket And Worcester
432 PM EST Sun Dec 26 2004
Winter storm warning remains in effect until 8 AM EST Monday
A winter storm warning continues in effect for Eastern Massachusetts and Northern Rhode Island, including the communities of Boston, Providence, Worcester, Lowell, Taunton, New Bedford, and Nantucket.
Snow, heavy at times, will fall through the night. The snow will taper off Monday morning. Total accumulations of 6 to 12 inches are expected by Monday morning in Boston and Taunton, 5 to 10 inches in Lawrence and Worcester and Providence, 5 to 10 inches on Cape Cod and Marthas Vineyard, and 4 to 8 inches on Nantucket.
Strong winds are also expected tonight. Winds of 25 to 35 mph and gusts to 60 mph are possible along the Massachusetts east coast from the New Hampshire border to Nantucket, including the City of Boston. wind gusts of 45 mph are possible farther inland.
The strong winds will cause blowing and drifting of snow, creating periods of poor visibility. Near blizzard conditions are possible at times tonight along the Massachusetts east coast. If you do not need to travel tonight, please do not.
Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio or local radio and television stations for the latest information on this winter storm.