Storm Coordination Message #1 – Saturday 1/5/19 Light Icing Potential

Hello to all…

..Periods of Freezing Rain will affect portions of northern and western Massachusetts overnight into Saturday Morning with light icing causing slippery travel conditions likely..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect from 3-11 AM Saturday Morning for Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden and Northern Worcester Counties of Massachusetts for a light glaze of ice causing slippery travel conditions. Freezing rain should change to rain after 11 AM but any untreated roads could ice up again Saturday Night as colder air moves back into the area..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the light icing potential. This will be the only coordination message on this storm situation unless a significant upgrade to the situation occurs and time allows for an update. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory Statement, Hazardous Weather Outlook, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook and the 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, Ice and Rain 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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