Storm Coordination Message #3 – Strong Wind Event Saturday 2/25/12

Hello to all..

..Strong to Damaging Winds Likely On Saturday across the entire NWS Taunton coverage area. Lingering snow and frozen precipitation overnight in the northwest portions of the NWS Taunton Coverage Area..
..A High Wind Warning is now in effect from 4 AM to 7 PM Saturday for Northeast Connecticut all of Rhode Island, Central and Eastern Massachusetts including Cape Cod and the Islands. Sustained winds will be from 20-30 MPH away from the coast and 30-40 MPH at the coast with wind gusts of 55-60 MPH with isolated higher gusts possible in these areas..
..A Wind Advisory is in effect for Hartford and Tolland Counties of Connecticut, Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampden Counties of Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire from 4 AM to 8 PM Saturday for sustained winds of 20-30 MPH with gusts to 55 MPH. Isolated higher wind gusts will be possible in higher terrain locations..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through 1 AM Saturday for lingering light snow and freezing rain for Western Hampden, Western Hampshire and Western Hampden Counties of Massachusetts and Cheshire and West-Central Hillsborough Counties of New Hampshire..
..SKYWARN Activation with Ops at NWS Taunton will commence at 6 AM for strong to damaging winds across the NWS Taunton coverage area. SKYWARN Self-Activation will be utilized to cover conditions this evening in the Winter Weather Advisory area..

A strong to damaging wind event is likely across much of the NWS Taunton coverage area for Saturday. A High Wind Warning is in effect from 4 AM to 7 PM Saturday for Central and Eastern Massachusetts including Cape Cod and the Islands, Rhode Island and Windham County Connecticut. Sustained winds at the coast will be 30-40 MPH with 20-30 MPH inland with wind gusts of 55-60 MPH likely across the High Wind Warning area. A few isolated higher wind gusts will be possible. A Wind Advisory is in effect for the remainder of the NWS Taunton coverage area to include Hartford and Tolland Counties of Connecticut, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties of Western Massachusetts and all of Southern New Hampshire for sustained winds that will be 20-30 MPH with gusts up to 55 MPH likely. Isolated higher wind gusts will be possible in higher terrain.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Western Hampden, Western Hampshire and Western Franklin Counties of Massachusetts and Cheshire and West-Central Hillsborough County of New Hampshire until 1 AM for lingering light snow mixed with sleet and freezing rain. Most snow accumulations will be up to 1″ except the possibility for 2-4″ in Northern Cheshire County and Northwest Hillsborough County New Hampshire.

SKYWARN Activation with Ops at NWS Taunton will commence at 6 AM Saturday lasting through evening to cover the strong to damaging wind threat. SKYWARN Self-Activation will be done this evening for any lingering snowfall and snowfall totals in the Winter Weather Advisory area. This will be the last coordination message on this event. Below is the NWS Taunton High Wind Warning/Wind Advisory Statement, Winter Weather Advisory Statement and Hazardous Weather Outlook:

NWS Taunton High Wind Warning/Wind Advisory Statement:
http://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus71.KBOX.html

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..

..Strong to Damaging Winds Likely On Saturday across the entire NWS Taunton coverage area. Lingering snow and frozen precipitation overnight in the northwest portions of the NWS Taunton Coverage Area..
..A High Wind Warning is now in effect from 4 AM to 7 PM Saturday for Northeast Connecticut all of Rhode Island, Central and Eastern Massachusetts including Cape Cod and the Islands. Sustained winds will be from 20-30 MPH away from the coast and 30-40 MPH at the coast with wind gusts of 55-60 MPH with isolated higher gusts possible in these areas..
..A Wind Advisory is in effect for Hartford and Tolland Counties of Connecticut, Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampden Counties of Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire from 4 AM to 8 PM Saturday for sustained winds of 20-30 MPH with gusts to 55 MPH. Isolated higher wind gusts will be possible in higher terrain locations..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through 1 AM Saturday for lingering light snow and freezing rain for Western Hampden, Western Hampshire and Western Hampden Counties of Massachusetts and Cheshire and West-Central Hillsborough Counties of New Hampshire..
..SKYWARN Activation with Ops at NWS Taunton will commence at 6 AM for strong to damaging winds across the NWS Taunton coverage area. SKYWARN Self-Activation will be utilized to cover conditions this evening in the Winter Weather Advisory area..

A strong to damaging wind event is likely across much of the NWS Taunton coverage area for Saturday. A High Wind Warning is in effect from 4 AM to 7 PM Saturday for Central and Eastern Massachusetts including Cape Cod and the Islands, Rhode Island and Windham County Connecticut. Sustained winds at the coast will be 30-40 MPH with 20-30 MPH inland with wind gusts of 55-60 MPH likely across the High Wind Warning area. A few isolated higher wind gusts will be possible. A Wind Advisory is in effect for the remainder of the NWS Taunton coverage area to include Hartford and Tolland Counties of Connecticut, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties of Western Massachusetts and all of Southern New Hampshire for sustained winds that will be 20-30 MPH with gusts up to 55 MPH likely. Isolated higher wind gusts will be possible in higher terrain.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Western Hampden, Western Hampshire and Western Franklin Counties of Massachusetts and Cheshire and West-Central Hillsborough County of New Hampshire until 1 AM for lingering light snow mixed with sleet and freezing rain. Most snow accumulations will be up to 1″ except the possibility for 2-4″ in Northern Cheshire County and Northwest Hillsborough County New Hampshire.

SKYWARN Activation with Ops at NWS Taunton will commence at 6 AM Saturday lasting through evening to cover the strong to damaging wind threat. SKYWARN Self-Activation will be done this evening for any lingering snowfall and snowfall totals in the Winter Weather Advisory area. This will be the last coordination message on this event. Below is the NWS Taunton High Wind Warning/Wind Advisory Statement, Winter Weather Advisory Statement and Hazardous Weather Outlook:

NWS Taunton High Wind Warning/Wind Advisory Statement:
http://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus71.KBOX.html

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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