Storm Coordination Message #2 – Ocean Effect Snow on Cape Cod/Nantucket 12/18/11

Hello to all..

..First Measurable Snowfall of the year still expected for Cape Cod and Nantucket Island through early Sunday Afternoon..
..A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect through 1 PM Sunday for Cape Cod and Nantucket Island for 1-4″ of snow with the highest amounts over Outer Cape Cod. Marthas Vineyard could receive an inch or two of snow with up to an inch or 1.5 inches in Southeast Plymouth County Massachusetts. The snowfall is due to ocean effect snow affecting the region from strong North winds over the warm ocean waters with cold air in place over the area..
..Ops at NWS Taunton are not expected but SKYWARN Self-Activation will be utilized to gather snowfall reports particularly over the advisory area. We will monitor the Cape Cod 146.955 and 147.375 repeaters as well as the Echolink *NEW-ENG* Conference node: 9123/IRLP 9123 Sunday Morning likely around 7 AM ET. This will be the last coordination message on this event. Below is the NWS Taunton Winter Weather Advisory statement and Hazardous Weather Outlook..

NWS Taunton Winter Weather Advisory Statement:
http://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus41.KBOX.html

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

..First Measurable Snowfall of the year still expected for Cape Cod and Nantucket Island through early Sunday Afternoon..
..A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect through 1 PM Sunday for Cape Cod and Nantucket Island for 1-4″ of snow with the highest amounts over Outer Cape Cod. Marthas Vineyard could receive an inch or two of snow with up to an inch or 1.5 inches in Southeast Plymouth County Massachusetts. The snowfall is due to ocean effect snow affecting the region from strong North winds over the warm ocean waters with cold air in place over the area..
..Ops at NWS Taunton are not expected but SKYWARN Self-Activation will be utilized to gather snowfall reports particularly over the advisory area. We will monitor the Cape Cod 146.955 and 147.375 repeaters as well as the Echolink *NEW-ENG* Conference node: 9123/IRLP 9123 Sunday Morning likely around 7 AM ET. This will be the last coordination message on this event. Below is the NWS Taunton Winter Weather Advisory statement and Hazardous Weather Outlook..

NWS Taunton Winter Weather Advisory Statement:
http://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus41.KBOX.html

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