Wind and Fire Weather Coordination Message #1 – Saturday April 16th 2016 – Wind and Fire Weather Potential

Hello to all..

..Strong Winds today over Nantucket may reach minimal Wind Advisory criteria while wind gusts to 35-40 MPH coupled with dry weather conditions may result in increased fire weather conditions over the region today..
..A Wind Advisory is now in effect for Nantucket Island through 7 PM for sustained winds of 25-30 MPH with gusts to 40-50 MPH. Areas outside of the wind advisory especially at the coast could see wind gusts to 40 MPH with gusts to 35 MPH inland. This may cause isolated pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages..
..A Red Flag Warning is now in effect from 10 AM-6 PM Saturday for Central and Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island for dry conditions and gusty winds resulting in elevated fire spread potential..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the windy conditions for today. This will be the only coordination message regarding the winds and fire weather for today. Below is the NWS Taunton Red Flag Warning Statement, Special Weather Statement on Fire Weather, Wind Advisory Statement, Hazardous Weather Outlook and the Storm Prediction Center, (SPC) Day-1 Fire Weather Outlook..

NWS Taunton Red Flag Warning Statement:
http://kamala.cod.edu/offs/KBOX/1604160801.wwus81.html

NWS Taunton Special Weather Statement – Fire Weather:
http://kamala.cod.edu/offs/KBOX/1604160816.wwus81.html

NWS Taunton Wind Advisory Statement:
http://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus71.KBOX.html

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

SPC Day-1 Fire Weather Outlook:
http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/fire_wx/fwdy1.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..

..Strong Winds today over Nantucket may reach minimal Wind Advisory criteria while wind gusts to 35-40 MPH coupled with dry weather conditions may result in increased fire weather conditions over the region today..
..A Wind Advisory is now in effect for Nantucket Island through 7 PM for sustained winds of 25-30 MPH with gusts to 40-50 MPH. Areas outside of the wind advisory especially at the coast could see wind gusts to 40 MPH with gusts to 35 MPH inland. This may cause isolated pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages..
..A Red Flag Warning is now in effect from 10 AM-6 PM Saturday for Central and Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island for dry conditions and gusty winds resulting in elevated fire spread potential..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the windy conditions for today. This will be the only coordination message regarding the winds and fire weather for today. Below is the NWS Taunton Red Flag Warning Statement, Special Weather Statement on Fire Weather, Wind Advisory Statement, Hazardous Weather Outlook and the Storm Prediction Center, (SPC) Day-1 Fire Weather Outlook..

NWS Taunton Red Flag Warning Statement:
http://kamala.cod.edu/offs/KBOX/1604160801.wwus81.html

NWS Taunton Special Weather Statement – Fire Weather:
http://kamala.cod.edu/offs/KBOX/1604160816.wwus81.html

NWS Taunton Wind Advisory Statement:
http://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus71.KBOX.html

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

SPC Day-1 Fire Weather Outlook:
http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/fire_wx/fwdy1.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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