Storm Coordination Message #2 – Moderate Snowstorm Event Wednesday 2/29/12-Thursday 3/1/12

Hello to all..

..Moderate Snowstorm/winty mix event likely to impact much of interior Southern New England late Wednesday Afternoon through Thursday Afternoon. This is a shortened coordination message, a more complete coordination message will be issued Wednesday Morning..
..A Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Wednesday Afternoon through Thursday Afternoon for Franklin, Hampshire, Western Hampden, Northern Worcester, Northern and Central Middlesex, Western Essex County Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire for 6-10 inches of snow and a light coating of ice. Both the Wednesday Evening and Thursday Morning commutes could be impacted..
..A Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Wednesday Afternoon through Thursday Afternoon for 4-6 inches of snow with a light coating of ice for Eastern Essex, Eastern Hampden, Southern Worcester, Southeast Middlesex, Norfolk and Suffolk Counties of Massachusetts. Both the Wednesday Evening and Thursday Morning commutes could be impacted..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect from Noon Wednesday through 6 AM Thursday for Northern Connecticut, Northwest Providence County RI, Western Kent County RI for 2-5″ inches of snow along with a coating to a tenth of an inch of ice. Both the Wednesday Evening and Thursday Morning commutes could be impacted..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from Noon Wednesday to Midnight Wednesday Night for 2-4″ of snow and possibly a light coating of ice for Bristol and Plymouth Counties of Massachusetts and Central and Southern Rhode Island. The Wednesday Evening commute will be impacted. Preciptiation is expected to change to rain after midnight..
..Areas outside of the Winter Storm Watch area may see a light snow/ice accumualtion before a quick changover to rain..
..SKYWARN Activation with Ops at NWS Taunton are possible Wednesday Afternoon and Evening and Thursday Morning into the afternoon for snow accumulation reports and precipitation changeover reports. The next complete coordination message will be posted by 830 AM Wednesday. Below is the NWS Taunton Winter Storm Watch/Winter Weather Advisory Statement and Hazardous Weather Outlook..

NWS Taunton Winter Storm Watch/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..

..Moderate Snowstorm/winty mix event likely to impact much of interior Southern New England late Wednesday Afternoon through Thursday Afternoon. This is a shortened coordination message, a more complete coordination message will be issued Wednesday Morning..
..A Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Wednesday Afternoon through Thursday Afternoon for Franklin, Hampshire, Western Hampden, Northern Worcester, Northern and Central Middlesex, Western Essex County Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire for 6-10 inches of snow and a light coating of ice. Both the Wednesday Evening and Thursday Morning commutes could be impacted..
..A Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Wednesday Afternoon through Thursday Afternoon for 4-6 inches of snow with a light coating of ice for Eastern Essex, Eastern Hampden, Southern Worcester, Southeast Middlesex, Norfolk and Suffolk Counties of Massachusetts. Both the Wednesday Evening and Thursday Morning commutes could be impacted..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect from Noon Wednesday through 6 AM Thursday for Northern Connecticut, Northwest Providence County RI, Western Kent County RI for 2-5″ inches of snow along with a coating to a tenth of an inch of ice. Both the Wednesday Evening and Thursday Morning commutes could be impacted..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from Noon Wednesday to Midnight Wednesday Night for 2-4″ of snow and possibly a light coating of ice for Bristol and Plymouth Counties of Massachusetts and Central and Southern Rhode Island. The Wednesday Evening commute will be impacted. Preciptiation is expected to change to rain after midnight..
..Areas outside of the Winter Storm Watch area may see a light snow/ice accumualtion before a quick changover to rain..
..SKYWARN Activation with Ops at NWS Taunton are possible Wednesday Afternoon and Evening and Thursday Morning into the afternoon for snow accumulation reports and precipitation changeover reports. The next complete coordination message will be posted by 830 AM Wednesday. Below is the NWS Taunton Winter Storm Watch/Winter Weather Advisory Statement and Hazardous Weather Outlook..

NWS Taunton Winter Storm Watch/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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