Post Severe Weather Coordination Message #1 – Tuesday August 4th, 2015 Severe Weather Event

Hello to all…

..Major Severe Weather Outbreak affects Southern New England on Tuesday August 4th, 2015 in two distinct areas and timeframes. Tuesday Morning across Rhode Island, Southeast Massachusetts and parts of the North Shore Massachusetts and Tuesday Afternoon into Early Evening across parts of Western, Central and Northeast Massachusetts including the Metro Boston area with very large hail affecting a large urbanized area along with downed trees and wires and wind damage and sightings of wall/funnel clouds near the Athol/Barre MA area and in the Burlington, MA area..
..At the height of the outbreak in Rhode Island, 183000 people were without power with 14000 without power in Southeast Massachusetts during the morning outbreak. Across Western, Central and Northeast Massachusetts, scattered power outages and tree and wire damage occurred but very large hail was common across many pockets of North-Central and Northeast Massachusetts including the Metro Boston area..
..A HUGE THANK YOU goes out to all SKYWARN Spotters, Amateur Radio Operators and relays into the areas most affected by severe weather. Your reports, pictures etc. provide a huge situational awareness footprint to the National Weather Service, local and state public safety and emergency management and the broadcast media. Any additional reports of damage or pictures of hail, wind and other storm damage and flooding can be sent as a reply to this email, via our Facebook and Twitter feeds or via the email address pics@nsradio.org with credit given to the Spotter/Amateur Radio Operator unless otherwise noted..
..Another Post Severe Weather Coordination Message May Be Posted Later Wednesday Evening or Thursday Morning..
..Below are links to the NWS Taunton Local Storm Report summaries and to the WX1BOX Facebook Photo albums on the Tuesday Morning and Tuesday Afternoon August 4th, 2015 Severe Weather Outbreaks..

WX1BOX Facebook Page Photo Album 8/4/15 – Tuesday Afternoon Severe Weather Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1032166623484022.1073741870.216287391738620&type=3

NWS Taunton Local Storm Report – 8/4/15 – Tuesday Afternoon Summary:
http://www.wx1box.org/local/LSR_8_4_15_PM.txt

NWS Taunton Local Storm Report – 8/4/15 – Tuesday Morning Summary:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1032031100164241.1073741869.216287391738620&type=3

NWS Taunton Local Storm Report – 8/4/15 – Tuesday Morning Summary:
http://www.wx1box.org/local/LSR_8_4_15_AM.txt

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
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Hello to all…

..Major Severe Weather Outbreak affects Southern New England on Tuesday August 4th, 2015 in two distinct areas and timeframes. Tuesday Morning across Rhode Island, Southeast Massachusetts and parts of the North Shore Massachusetts and Tuesday Afternoon into Early Evening across parts of Western, Central and Northeast Massachusetts including the Metro Boston area with very large hail affecting a large urbanized area along with downed trees and wires and wind damage and sightings of wall/funnel clouds near the Athol/Barre MA area and in the Burlington, MA area..
..At the height of the outbreak in Rhode Island, 183000 people were without power with 14000 without power in Southeast Massachusetts during the morning outbreak. Across Western, Central and Northeast Massachusetts, scattered power outages and tree and wire damage occurred but very large hail was common across many pockets of North-Central and Northeast Massachusetts including the Metro Boston area..
..A HUGE THANK YOU goes out to all SKYWARN Spotters, Amateur Radio Operators and relays into the areas most affected by severe weather. Your reports, pictures etc. provide a huge situational awareness footprint to the National Weather Service, local and state public safety and emergency management and the broadcast media. Any additional reports of damage or pictures of hail, wind and other storm damage and flooding can be sent as a reply to this email, via our Facebook and Twitter feeds or via the email address pics@nsradio.org with credit given to the Spotter/Amateur Radio Operator unless otherwise noted..
..Another Post Severe Weather Coordination Message May Be Posted Later Wednesday Evening or Thursday Morning..
..Below are links to the NWS Taunton Local Storm Report summaries and to the WX1BOX Facebook Photo albums on the Tuesday Morning and Tuesday Afternoon August 4th, 2015 Severe Weather Outbreaks..

WX1BOX Facebook Page Photo Album 8/4/15 – Tuesday Afternoon Severe Weather Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1032166623484022.1073741870.216287391738620&type=3

NWS Taunton Local Storm Report – 8/4/15 – Tuesday Afternoon Summary:
http://www.wx1box.org/local/LSR_8_4_15_PM.txt

NWS Taunton Local Storm Report – 8/4/15 – Tuesday Morning Summary:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1032031100164241.1073741869.216287391738620&type=3

NWS Taunton Local Storm Report – 8/4/15 – Tuesday Morning Summary:
http://www.wx1box.org/local/LSR_8_4_15_AM.txt

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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