Storm Coordination Message #2 – Sunday Evening 12/16/18-Monday Morning 12/17/18 Light Wintry Mix Potential

Hello to all…

..Storm system causing a light wintry mix in Northern and Western Massachusetts tonight 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 5 AM Monday Morning for 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. Some areas in the higher elevations may see snowfall of 2-4″ of snow depending on the changeover. The Winter Weather Advisory for Hartford County Connecticut has been cancelled..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor conditions Sunday into Monday. This will be the last coordination message on this storm situation unless a significant upgrade to the situation occurs. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory Statement, Hazardous Weather Outlook and 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
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