Storm Coordination Message #1 – Late Thursday Nite 10/31/13-Friday 11/1/13 Storm Event

Hello to all..

..Strong Storm System will bring strong to damaging winds to portions of Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island and a period of heavy rainfall that may cause brief urban and poor drainage flooding particularly for leaf clogged drains..
..A High Wind Watch is now in effect from late tonight through Friday Afternoon for Southeast Providence, Kent, Bristol and Washington Counties Rhode Island, Barnstable, Bristol, Plymouth, Norfolk and Suffolk Counties of Massachusetts for sustained winds of 20-35 MPH with wind gusts of 50-60 MPH. Other areas outside of the High Wind Watch region may see Wind Advisory conditions..
..SKYWARN Activation with Ops at NWS Taunton are possible to likely as we get into Friday Morning into Friday Afternoon..

A strong storm system will track through the Great Lakes and Southeast Canada. It will bring much warmer temperatures for a period of time but also the threat of strong to damaging winds and a brief period of heavy rainfall. A High Wind Watch is now in effect from late tonight through Friday Afternoon for Southeast Providence, Kent, Bristol and Washington Counties Rhode Island, Barnstable, Bristol, Plymouth, Norfolk and Suffolk Counties of Massachusetts for sustained winds of 20-35 MPH with wind gusts of 50-60 MPH. Other areas outside of the High Wind Watch region may see Wind Advisory conditions. The strong to damaging winds with trees that still have a fair number of leaves on them could cause isolated to scattered pockets of tree and wire damage and power outages. In addition, a brief period of heavy rainfall may cause brief urban and poor drainage flooding particularly for leaf clogged drains.

SKYWARN Activation with Ops at NWS Taunton are possible to likely as we get into Friday Morning into Friday Afternoon. The next coordination message will be posted by 10 PM this evening. Below is the NWS Taunton High Wind Watch Statement and Hazardous Weather Outlook:

NWS Taunton High Wind Watch Statement:
http://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus71.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
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Hello to all..

..Strong Storm System will bring strong to damaging winds to portions of Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island and a period of heavy rainfall that may cause brief urban and poor drainage flooding particularly for leaf clogged drains..
..A High Wind Watch is now in effect from late tonight through Friday Afternoon for Southeast Providence, Kent, Bristol and Washington Counties Rhode Island, Barnstable, Bristol, Plymouth, Norfolk and Suffolk Counties of Massachusetts for sustained winds of 20-35 MPH with wind gusts of 50-60 MPH. Other areas outside of the High Wind Watch region may see Wind Advisory conditions..
..SKYWARN Activation with Ops at NWS Taunton are possible to likely as we get into Friday Morning into Friday Afternoon..

A strong storm system will track through the Great Lakes and Southeast Canada. It will bring much warmer temperatures for a period of time but also the threat of strong to damaging winds and a brief period of heavy rainfall. A High Wind Watch is now in effect from late tonight through Friday Afternoon for Southeast Providence, Kent, Bristol and Washington Counties Rhode Island, Barnstable, Bristol, Plymouth, Norfolk and Suffolk Counties of Massachusetts for sustained winds of 20-35 MPH with wind gusts of 50-60 MPH. Other areas outside of the High Wind Watch region may see Wind Advisory conditions. The strong to damaging winds with trees that still have a fair number of leaves on them could cause isolated to scattered pockets of tree and wire damage and power outages. In addition, a brief period of heavy rainfall may cause brief urban and poor drainage flooding particularly for leaf clogged drains.

SKYWARN Activation with Ops at NWS Taunton are possible to likely as we get into Friday Morning into Friday Afternoon. The next coordination message will be posted by 10 PM this evening. Below is the NWS Taunton High Wind Watch Statement and Hazardous Weather Outlook:

NWS Taunton High Wind Watch Statement:
http://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus71.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
Like us on Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/wx1box
Follow us on Twitter – http://twitter.com/wx1box

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