Wind Coordination Message #1 – Strong Wind Potential – Late Monday Evening 12/17/18-Tuesday Morning 12/18/18

Hello to all…

..Strong Winds will Develop Across portions of Southern New England late tonight and especially Tuesday Morning with one day of cold temperatures prior to a warming trend for later this week..
..A Wind Advisory is now in effect from 11 PM Monday Evening to 1 PM Tuesday Afternoon for Cape Cod and the Islands, Eastern Essex, Suffolk, Eastern Norfolk, and Eastern Plymouth Counties of Massachusetts for sustained winds of 20-30 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH. In addition, portions of interior Southern New England in the higher elevations could experience strong wind gusts just below advisory criteria. The strongest winds are expected Tuesday Morning and could cause isolated pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor strong wind gusts and isolated pockets of wind damage in the region. This will likely be the only coordination message for the strong wind potential unless there is a significant upgrade to the situation and time allows for an update. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Wind 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 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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