Storm Coordination Message #2 – Strong Wind Potential Region Wide and Snow Potential East Slopes of the Berkshires

Hello to all…

..Accumulating snow possible in the east slopes of the Berkshires with strong to damaging winds across the NWS Boston/Norton Coverage Area through early this evening..
..A Wind Advisory is in effect through 4 PM for the entire NWS Boston/Norton Coverage area for sustained winds 15-30 MPH with gusts to 40-50 MPH. These winds will cause isolated pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Western Franklin County Massachusetts through 7 PM tonight for 2-5″ of snow. Other areas of the East slopes of the Berkshires could see a coating to 2″ of snow..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the strong winds region wide and snowfall reports in the east slopes of the Berkshires. This will be the last coordination message on this storm event unless a significant upgrade to the situation occurs and time allows for an update. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory statement, Wind 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 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

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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