Storm Coordination Message #1 – Wednesday Evening 4/30/14-Thursday Morning 5/1/14

Hello to all..

..Strong Storm System that Has Brought Severe Weather to the South-Central and Southeast Portions of the United States will bring heavy rainfall and the potential for flooding to portions of Southern New England..
..A Flood Watch is now in effect from Wednesday Evening through Thursday Afternoon for Hampden County Massachusetts, Northern Connecticut and Providence, Kent and Washington Counties of Rhode Island. The Flood Watch may be extended in future forecasts..
..SKYWARN Activation in some form is likely some time on Thursday. Ops at NWS Taunton is possible..

The strong storm system that has brought severe weather to South-Central and Southeast United States will move up into the Northeast as we get into Wednesday Evening through Thursday and will bring the threat of heavy rainfall to the region. A Flood Watch is now in effect from Wednesday Evening through Thursday Afternoon for Hampden County Massachusetts, Northern Connecticut and Providence, Kent and Washington Counties of Rhode Island. This could extended eastward in future outlooks. Total rainfall of 1-2″ is likely with isolated rainfall amounts of 3″ possible. It is possible that heavier rainfall which is expected to stay further and southwest could advance further into the Flood Watch area and some surrounding locations and will be monitored in future model runs.

SKYWARN Activation in some form is likely some time on Thursday. Ops at NWS Taunton is possible. The next coordination message will be posted by 9 AM Wednesday Morning. Below is the NWS Taunton Flood Watch Statement and NWS Taunton Hazardous Weather Outlook:

NWS Taunton Flood Watch Statement:
http://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wgus61.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 that Has Brought Severe Weather to the South-Central and Southeast Portions of the United States will bring heavy rainfall and the potential for flooding to portions of Southern New England..
..A Flood Watch is now in effect from Wednesday Evening through Thursday Afternoon for Hampden County Massachusetts, Northern Connecticut and Providence, Kent and Washington Counties of Rhode Island. The Flood Watch may be extended in future forecasts..
..SKYWARN Activation in some form is likely some time on Thursday. Ops at NWS Taunton is possible..

The strong storm system that has brought severe weather to South-Central and Southeast United States will move up into the Northeast as we get into Wednesday Evening through Thursday and will bring the threat of heavy rainfall to the region. A Flood Watch is now in effect from Wednesday Evening through Thursday Afternoon for Hampden County Massachusetts, Northern Connecticut and Providence, Kent and Washington Counties of Rhode Island. This could extended eastward in future outlooks. Total rainfall of 1-2″ is likely with isolated rainfall amounts of 3″ possible. It is possible that heavier rainfall which is expected to stay further and southwest could advance further into the Flood Watch area and some surrounding locations and will be monitored in future model runs.

SKYWARN Activation in some form is likely some time on Thursday. Ops at NWS Taunton is possible. The next coordination message will be posted by 9 AM Wednesday Morning. Below is the NWS Taunton Flood Watch Statement and NWS Taunton Hazardous Weather Outlook:

NWS Taunton Flood Watch Statement:
http://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wgus61.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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