Eastern Franklin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 10:29 AM EST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM EST this
evening...

* what... freezing rain expected. Total ice accumulations of a
trace to one tenth of an inch are expected. There is a low
probability of ice accumulations up to a quarter inch across
higher terrain. Highest amounts over the east slopes of the
Berkshires.

* Where... east slopes of the Berkshires east to the Worcester
Hills. Including the cities and towns of Charlemont,
Greenfield, Orange, Barre, Fitchburg, Chesterfield, and
Blandford.

* When... from 1 PM this afternoon to 9 PM EST this evening.

* Additional details... areas of freezing rain developing around
mid afternoon, ending in the evening. The ice will result in
slippery conditions on sidewalks, roads and bridges.

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.