Severe Weather Coordination Message #1 – Friday 8/17/18 Severe Weather Potential

Hello to all…
..Isolated to Scattered Strong to Severe Thunderstorms are possible to likely across interior Southern New England from Friday mid-afternoon through late Friday Evening. Strong to damaging winds, hail, frequent lightning and heavy rainfall with urban and poor drainage flooding to flash flooding are the main threats. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has placed much of Western and Central Massachusetts and Western and Central Connecticut in a slight risk for severe weather and Eastern New England in a marginal risk for severe weather..
..SKYWARN Activation with Ops at NWS Boston/Norton are likely starting around 1-2 PM lasting through late Friday Evening. A more complete coordination message will be posted by 1000 AM Friday Morning. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Hazardous Weather Outlook, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook and SPC Day-2 Convective Outlook..

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

NWS Boston/Norton Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook:
https://www.weather.gov/box/ehwo

SPC Day-2 Convective Outlook:

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
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