Storm Coordination Message #1 – Snowfall Potential in Northwest Mass Higher Terrain Sunday Morning 11/20/16 and Strong Wind Potential Sunday Evening to Monday Morning 11/21/16

Hello to all…

..Accumulating snow likely in the higher terrain of Northwest Massachusetts overnight into Sunday Morning as cold air sweeps into the region with winds increasing and becoming strong Sunday Evening into Monday along South Coastal Massachusetts and Rhode Island with winds also potentially becoming strong in other parts of Southern New England..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Western Franklin and Western Hampshire Counties from 2-10 AM Sunday for 2-4″ of heavy wet snow across higher terrain locations. In Western Hampden County, 1-3″ of snow in higher terrain locations is likely. If snow lingers longer or is heavy enough despite the short timing window, higher snowfall amounts in the higher terrain could occur and amounts 4″ or more could result in isolated to scattered pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages..
..A Wind Advisory is in effect for South Coastal Massachusetts and Rhode Island including the Cape and Islands from 6 PM Sunday Evening through 8 AM Monday for sustained winds of 15-20 MPH with gusts up to 50 MPH. These winds could cause isolated pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will closely monitor for snowfall reports Sunday Morning and strong to damaging winds Sunday Night into Monday Morning. Another coordination message will be posted Sunday morning if time allow or Sunday Afternoon into early Evening if time allows for the strong wind potential. Below is the NWS Taunton Winter weather Advisory, Wind Advisory Statement and Hazardous Weather Outlook..

NWS Taunton Winter Weather Advisory Statement:
http://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus41.KBOX.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

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
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Hello to all…

..Accumulating snow likely in the higher terrain of Northwest Massachusetts overnight into Sunday Morning as cold air sweeps into the region with winds increasing and becoming strong Sunday Evening into Monday along South Coastal Massachusetts and Rhode Island with winds also potentially becoming strong in other parts of Southern New England..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Western Franklin and Western Hampshire Counties from 2-10 AM Sunday for 2-4″ of heavy wet snow across higher terrain locations. In Western Hampden County, 1-3″ of snow in higher terrain locations is likely. If snow lingers longer or is heavy enough despite the short timing window, higher snowfall amounts in the higher terrain could occur and amounts 4″ or more could result in isolated to scattered pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages..
..A Wind Advisory is in effect for South Coastal Massachusetts and Rhode Island including the Cape and Islands from 6 PM Sunday Evening through 8 AM Monday for sustained winds of 15-20 MPH with gusts up to 50 MPH. These winds could cause isolated pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will closely monitor for snowfall reports Sunday Morning and strong to damaging winds Sunday Night into Monday Morning. Another coordination message will be posted Sunday morning if time allow or Sunday Afternoon into early Evening if time allows for the strong wind potential. Below is the NWS Taunton Winter weather Advisory, Wind Advisory Statement and Hazardous Weather Outlook..

NWS Taunton Winter Weather Advisory Statement:
http://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus41.KBOX.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

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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