Storm Coordination Message #2 – 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 on track to bring heavy rainfall and the potential for flooding to portions of Southern New England. An isolated strong thunderstorm is possible Thursday Afternoon into early evening if sufficient heating develops after heavy rainfall moves through the area Thursday Morning particularly in interior Western and Central New England..
..A Flood Watch is remains in effect from Wednesday Evening through Thursday Afternoon for Hampden County Massachusetts, Northern Connecticut and Providence, Kent and Washington Counties of Rhode Island..
..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 is on track 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 remains 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 remains 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.

If sufficient heating develops after heavy rainfall moves through the area Thursday Morning, an isolated strong thunderstorm is possible in interior Western and Central New England Thursday Afternoon into early evening. This threat will be monitored in future forecasts as well.

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 11 PM Wednesday Evening. 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 on track to bring heavy rainfall and the potential for flooding to portions of Southern New England. An isolated strong thunderstorm is possible Thursday Afternoon into early evening if sufficient heating develops after heavy rainfall moves through the area Thursday Morning particularly in interior Western and Central New England..
..A Flood Watch is remains in effect from Wednesday Evening through Thursday Afternoon for Hampden County Massachusetts, Northern Connecticut and Providence, Kent and Washington Counties of Rhode Island..
..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 is on track 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 remains 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 remains 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.

If sufficient heating develops after heavy rainfall moves through the area Thursday Morning, an isolated strong thunderstorm is possible in interior Western and Central New England Thursday Afternoon into early evening. This threat will be monitored in future forecasts as well.

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 11 PM Wednesday Evening. 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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