Severe Weather Coordination Message #1 – Wednesday July 23rd 2014 Severe Weather Potential

Hello to all..

..Isolated to Scattered Strong to Severe Thunderstorms are possible to likely across Southern New Hampshire and Interior Northwest, North-Central and Northeast Massachusetts potentially extending into interior Connecticut and Rhode Island. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has placed Southern New Hampshire, Northwest, North-Central and Northeast Massachusetts in a Slight Risk of Severe Weather. Strong to damaging winds, hail, and heavy rainfall and urban and poor drainage flooding are the main threats..
..SKYWARN Activation with Ops at NWS Taunton are likely Wednesday Afternoon into Wednesday Night..

Heat and humidity has returned to the region today and will increase a bit further on Wednesday. A cold front will approach the region from the west and north over Wednesday Afternoon and Evening. Heating will allow for destabilization of the atmosphere. The one question will be the timing of the cold front and the strength of the wind shear profiles over the area. Latest model runs have brought in a bit more wind shear for the area which would allow for isolated to scattered strong to severe thunderstorms being possible to likely especially across Southern New Hampshire, Interior Northwest, North-Central and Northeast Massachusetts and could extend into interior Connecticut and Rhode Island. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has placed Southern New Hampshire, Northwest, North-Central and Northeast Massachusetts in a Slight Risk of Severe Weather. Strong to damaging winds, hail, and heavy rainfall and urban and poor drainage flooding are the main threats. The timeframe for severe weather is from 3-11 PM Wednesday.

SKYWARN Activation with Ops at NWS Taunton are likely Wednesday Afternoon into Wednesday Night. The next coordination message will be posted by 830 AM Wednesday Morning. Below is the NWS Taunton Hazardous Weather Outlook and SPC Day-2 Convective Outlook:

NWS Taunton Hazardous Weather Outlook:
http://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.flus41.KBOX.html

SPC Day-2 Convective Outlook:
http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/outlook/day2otlk.html

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Assistant 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..

..Isolated to Scattered Strong to Severe Thunderstorms are possible to likely across Southern New Hampshire and Interior Northwest, North-Central and Northeast Massachusetts potentially extending into interior Connecticut and Rhode Island. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has placed Southern New Hampshire, Northwest, North-Central and Northeast Massachusetts in a Slight Risk of Severe Weather. Strong to damaging winds, hail, and heavy rainfall and urban and poor drainage flooding are the main threats..
..SKYWARN Activation with Ops at NWS Taunton are likely Wednesday Afternoon into Wednesday Night..

Heat and humidity has returned to the region today and will increase a bit further on Wednesday. A cold front will approach the region from the west and north over Wednesday Afternoon and Evening. Heating will allow for destabilization of the atmosphere. The one question will be the timing of the cold front and the strength of the wind shear profiles over the area. Latest model runs have brought in a bit more wind shear for the area which would allow for isolated to scattered strong to severe thunderstorms being possible to likely especially across Southern New Hampshire, Interior Northwest, North-Central and Northeast Massachusetts and could extend into interior Connecticut and Rhode Island. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has placed Southern New Hampshire, Northwest, North-Central and Northeast Massachusetts in a Slight Risk of Severe Weather. Strong to damaging winds, hail, and heavy rainfall and urban and poor drainage flooding are the main threats. The timeframe for severe weather is from 3-11 PM Wednesday.

SKYWARN Activation with Ops at NWS Taunton are likely Wednesday Afternoon into Wednesday Night. The next coordination message will be posted by 830 AM Wednesday Morning. Below is the NWS Taunton Hazardous Weather Outlook and SPC Day-2 Convective Outlook:

NWS Taunton Hazardous Weather Outlook:
http://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.flus41.KBOX.html

SPC Day-2 Convective Outlook:
http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/outlook/day2otlk.html

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Assistant 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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