Storm Coordination Message #1 – Tuesday 1/8/19 – Light Snow/Ice Potential

Hello to all…

..Light snow and freezing rain may cause slippery travel during the morning commute..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect from 6 AM-1 PM Tuesday for Franklin, Western Hampshire, Western Hampden, Northern Worcester and Northern Middlesex Counties of Massachusetts for up to 1″ of snow and a light glaze of ice causing slippery travel conditions until it changes over to rain as it ends. Some areas to the south and east of the advisory may also see an hour or two of light snow/icing before a changeover to rain..
..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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Email Address: rmacedo@rcn.com
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