Storm Coordination Message #1 – Sunday Morning 12/16/18-Monday Morning 12/17/18 Light Wintry Mix Potential

Hello to all…

..Storm system will cause a light wintry mix in Northern and Western Massachusetts and Northwest Connecticut Sunday Morning into Monday Morning and some strong wind gusts to 40 MPH over Cape Cod and the Islands..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect from 6 AM Sunday Morning to 7 AM Monday Morning for Hartford County Connecticut and Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden, Northern Worcester and Northern Middlesex Counties of Massachusetts for a coating to 2″ of snow and around one-tenth of an inch of ice. Trends will be monitored in case a stronger storm solution occurs resulting in heavier snow and ice amounts..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor conditions Sunday into Monday. Another Coordination Message will be posted by 9 AM Sunday Morning. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory Statement, Special Weather Statement, Hazardous Weather Outlook, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook and Snow and Ice Maps..

NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory Statement:
https://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus41.KBOX.html

NWS Boston/Norton Special Weather Statement:
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

NWS Boston/Norton Snow and Ice Maps:
https://www.weather.gov/box/winter

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES 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
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Storm Coordination Message #1 – Saturday Evening 12/1/18-Sunday Morning 12/2/18 Light Icing Potential

Hello to all…

..As SKYWARN Recognition Day 2018 winds down, we’ll monitor incing conditions during the late Saturday Evening and Sunday Morning hours in Northern and Western Massachusetts and possibly extend into Northern Connecticut..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect from 10 PM Saturday Evening through 700 AM Sunday for Eastern Franklin, Eastern Hampshire and Northern Middlesex Counties of Massachusetts and a Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect from 10 PM Saturday Evening through 1000 AM Sunday Morning for Western Franklin, Western Hampshire, Western Hampden Counties of Massachusetts for less than 1″ of snow but a trace to one-quarter inch of icing. This will create icy conditions on roadways. The icing should stay below damaging thresholds but isolated pockets of tree and wire damage is possible if icing meets or exceeds 1/4″ of icing..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor icing conditions in the Winter Weather Advisory area extending into Northwest Connecticut. This will be the only coordination message unless a significant upgrade to the situation occurs. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory statement, Hazardous Weather Outlook, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook and snow and ice maps..

NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory Statement:
https://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus41.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

NWS Boston/Norton Snow and Ice Maps:
https://www.weather.gov/box/winter

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES 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
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