Storm Coordination Message #1 – Wednesday Evening 10/22/14-Thursday Morning 10/23/14 Storm Potential

Hello to all..

..Heavy Rainfall and possibly strong winds will affect portions of Southern New England Wednesday Evening through Thursday Morning..
..A Flood Watch is in effect Wednesday Afternoon through Thursday Morning for Hillsborough County NH and Essex, Middlesex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Suffolk, North-Central Bristol and North-Central Plymouth Counties of Massachusetts. Widespread 1.5-2.5″ of rainfall with isolated higher amounts to 4″ are likely in the Flood Watch area. This could result in urban and poor drainage flooding and possibly some small stream/river flooding..
..Strong wind gusts of up to and around 40 MPH coupled with the heavy rainfall may result in isolated pockets of minor wind damage in parts of the flood watch area especially near the coast..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor this time period for potential flooding reports and any isolated wind damage reports. Ops at NWS Taunton are possible if flooding issues are widespread enough..

An upper level storm system and coastal low has set the stage for the potential for heavy rainfall and strong winds over portions of Southern New England. The headlines of this note indicate the potential issues with the storm system over the NWS Taunton coverage area. SKYWARN Self-Activation will be likely to monitor this time period for to monitor for potential flooding reports and any isolated wind damage reports. Ops at NWS Taunton are possible if flooding issues are widespread enough. Another coordination message will be posted 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 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..

..Heavy Rainfall and possibly strong winds will affect portions of Southern New England Wednesday Evening through Thursday Morning..
..A Flood Watch is in effect Wednesday Afternoon through Thursday Morning for Hillsborough County NH and Essex, Middlesex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Suffolk, North-Central Bristol and North-Central Plymouth Counties of Massachusetts. Widespread 1.5-2.5″ of rainfall with isolated higher amounts to 4″ are likely in the Flood Watch area. This could result in urban and poor drainage flooding and possibly some small stream/river flooding..
..Strong wind gusts of up to and around 40 MPH coupled with the heavy rainfall may result in isolated pockets of minor wind damage in parts of the flood watch area especially near the coast..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor this time period for potential flooding reports and any isolated wind damage reports. Ops at NWS Taunton are possible if flooding issues are widespread enough..

An upper level storm system and coastal low has set the stage for the potential for heavy rainfall and strong winds over portions of Southern New England. The headlines of this note indicate the potential issues with the storm system over the NWS Taunton coverage area. SKYWARN Self-Activation will be likely to monitor this time period for to monitor for potential flooding reports and any isolated wind damage reports. Ops at NWS Taunton are possible if flooding issues are widespread enough. Another coordination message will be posted 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 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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