Storm Coordination Message #1 -Saturday Late Afternoon 11/1/14-Sunday Morning 11/2/14 Coastal Storm Potential
Hello to all..
..Coastal Storm to Impact the Region with strong to damaging winds, minor to moderate coastal flooding in East Coastal Massachusetts and heavy rainfall in Eastern New England with the possibility of precipitation ending as a brief period of light wet snow. Main Storm Impacts Saturday late afternoon through Sunday Morning..
..A High Wind Warning is now in effect for Eastern and Southern Plymouth Counties Massachusetts and Cape Cod and the Islands from 5 PM Saturday to 4 PM Sunday for sustained winds of 30-40 MPH with gusts to 60 MPH. These winds will cause isolated to scattered pockets of tree and wire damage and power outages..
..A High Wind Watch remains in effect from Saturday Afternoon through Sunday Morning. In the watch area, sustained winds of 20-30 MPH are expected with wind gusts to at least 50 MPH with the potential for winds to gust to greater than 58 MPH and higher sustained winds but this is not yet certain and winds may fall just below this criteria. Regardless, isolated pockets of tree and wire damage and power outages are possible in the High Wind Watch area..
..Strong winds will potentially affect portions of Western and Central New England on Sunday as the storm departs and the gradient tightens and cold air continues moves into the region..
..A Coastal Flood Watch remains in effect for East Coastal Massachusetts from Saturday Evening into Sunday Morning for minor to pockets of moderate coastal flooding at the time of high tide Saturday Evening and Sunday Morning..
..SKYWARN Activation with Ops at NWS Taunton will commence by 4 PM Saturday lasting through late evening and could potentially reactivate on Sunday for the strong to damaging wind potential..
A coastal storm will track southeast of New England but close enough to cause strong to damaging winds, minor to moderate coastal flooding in East Coastal Massachusetts and heavy rainfall in Eastern New England. The rain may end as a brief period of light wet snow but the real hazards from this storm system are the strong to damaging winds, minor to pockets of moderate coastal flooding and heavy rainfall. Main storm impacts are Saturday late afternoon through Sunday Morning. The headlines denote the current storm hazards. It is noted that for western and central portions of Southern New England, the potential exists for strong winds during the day Sunday which may prompt the issuance of wind advisories in future forecasts.
SKYWARN Activation with Ops at NWS Taunton will commence by 4 PM Saturday lasting through late evening and could potentially reactivate on Sunday for the strong to damaging wind potential. Another coordination message will be issued by 830 AM Saturday. Below is the NWS Taunton High Wind Warning/Watch Statement, Coastal Flood Watch Statement and Hazardous Weather Outlook:
NWS Taunton High Wind Warning/Watch Statement:
NWS Taunton Coastal Flood Watch Statement:
NWS Taunton Hazardous Weather Outlook:
Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator
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