Storm Coordination Message #1 – Thursday October 13th/Friday October 14th, 2011 Weather Event

Hello to all..

..A period of Heavy Rainfall will affect portions of Central and Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island this morning through midday. This could result in minor urban and poor drainage flooding during the morning commute through midday..
..Another potential for heavy rainfall, urban/poor drainage flooding and possibly even isolated strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and heavy rainfall as the primary threats could occur late Friday Afternoon and Evening in the region. Further details on the Friday event will be posted in a coordination message this evening..
..SKYWARN self-activation will monitor rainfall totals and any flooding reports this morning and Ops at NWS are not anticipated today. SKYWARN Activation with Ops at NWS Taunton are possible Friday. Below is the NWS Taunton Special Weather Statement and Hazardous Weather Outlook and SPC Day-2 Convective Outlook:

NWS Taunton Special Weather Statement:
http://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus81.KBOX.html

NWS Taunton Hazardous Weather Outlook:
http://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.flus41.KBOX.html

SPC Day-2 Convective Outlook:
http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/outlook/day2otlk.html

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator       
Home Phone #: (508) 994-1875 (After 6 PM)
Home/Data #: (508) 997-4503 (After 6 PM)
Work Phone #: 508-346-2929 (8 AM-5 PM)
Email Address: rmacedo@rcn.com
http://ares.ema.arrl.org
http://www.wx1box.org

Hello to all..

..A period of Heavy Rainfall will affect portions of Central and Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island this morning through midday. This could result in minor urban and poor drainage flooding during the morning commute through midday..
..Another potential for heavy rainfall, urban/poor drainage flooding and possibly even isolated strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and heavy rainfall as the primary threats could occur late Friday Afternoon and Evening in the region. Further details on the Friday event will be posted in a coordination message this evening..
..SKYWARN self-activation will monitor rainfall totals and any flooding reports this morning and Ops at NWS are not anticipated today. SKYWARN Activation with Ops at NWS Taunton are possible Friday. Below is the NWS Taunton Special Weather Statement and Hazardous Weather Outlook and SPC Day-2 Convective Outlook:

NWS Taunton Special Weather Statement:
http://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus81.KBOX.html

NWS Taunton Hazardous Weather Outlook:
http://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.flus41.KBOX.html

SPC Day-2 Convective Outlook:
http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/outlook/day2otlk.html

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator       
Home Phone #: (508) 994-1875 (After 6 PM)
Home/Data #: (508) 997-4503 (After 6 PM)
Work Phone #: 508-346-2929 (8 AM-5 PM)
Email Address: rmacedo@rcn.com
http://ares.ema.arrl.org
http://www.wx1box.org

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