Storm Coordination Message #2 – Saturday Evening 11/24/18-Sunday Evening 11/25/18 – Heavy Rain/Strong Wind/Minor Coastal Flooding Potential

Hello to all…

..Strong storm system on track for tonight through early Sunday Evening will bring a soaking rainfall with urban and poor drainage flooding as the main threats, this may start as a period of light freezing rain in Northwest and North-Central Massachusetts, strong winds to portions of Southeast Coastal New England and a round of minor coastal flooding at the time of high tide during midday Sunday..
..A Wind Advisory remains in effect from 3 AM-7 PM Sunday for Cape Cod and the Islands for sustained winds of 20-30 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH. Other parts of East and South Coastal Massachusetts could see wind gusts in the 35-45 MPH range. These winds may cause isolated pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages..
..A Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 10 AM-3 PM Sunday for East Coastal Massachusetts, Cape Cod and Nantucket for minor coastal flooding at the time of high tide resulting in the most vulnerable shore roads becoming flooded within an hour or two of the midday Sunday high tide..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the storm system for tonight through Sunday Evening..

A storm system remains on track to affect Southern New England tonight through early Sunday Evening. The headlines depict the current thinking on storm impacts. A Special Weather Statement has been issued to highlight the potential for patchy icing this evening in Western and North-Central Massachusetts and after Midnight in interior Northeast Massachusetts. Current model projections keep the wind gusts in current ranges across the Wind Advisory area and coastal areas outside of the Wind Advisory area with the potential for minor coastal flooding during the Sunday midday high tide.

SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the storm system for tonight through Sunday Evening. This will be the last coordination message for the storm system affecting the region tonight through early Sunday Evening unless a significant upgrade to the situation occurs and time allows for an update. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Wind Advisory Statement, Coastal Flood Advisory Statement, Hazardous Weather Outlook and Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook:

NWS Boston/Norton Wind Advisory Statement:
https://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus71.KBOX.html

NWS Boston/Norton Coastal Flood Advisory Statement:
https://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.whus41.KBOX.html

NWS Boston/Norton Special Weather Statement – Freezing Rain/Black Ice Potential:
https://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus81.KBOX.html

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

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

Respectfully Submitted,

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