Storm Coordination Message #3 – Tuesday PM 1/29/19-Wednesday AM 1/30/19 Moderate Winter Storm Potential & Wednesday PM/Evening 1/30/19 Snow Squall and Strong to Damaging Wind Potential

Hello to all…

..Moderate snowstorm expected for portions of Northern and Western Massachusetts and Northwest Connecticut. Following the general snowfall in these areas, snow squalls, strong to damaging winds and bitter cold conditions will follow..
..A Winter Storm Warning is now in effect from 3 PM Tuesday Afternoon to 5 AM Wednesday Morning for Western Franklin, Western Hampshire and Western Hampden Counties of Massachusetts for 4-8″ of snow..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect from 3 PM Tuesday Afternoon to 5 AM Wednesday Morning for Eastern Franklin and Northern Worcester Counties of Massachusetts for 3-6″ of snow..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect from 3 PM Tuesday Afternoon to 5 AM Wednesday Morning for Hartford County Connecticut, Eastern Hampden, Southern Worcester and Northern Middlesex Counties of Massachusetts for 2-6″ of snow with the highest amounts in northern parts of the advisory area and in the hilly terrain..
..A High Wind Watch is now in effect from Wednesday Afternoon through Wednesday Evening for Cape Cod and the Islands for sustained winds of 20-30 MPH with gusts to 50-60 MPH. Wind Advisories may be posted for other parts of the region in future updates for Wednesday. These winds will cause isolated to scattered pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the moderate snowstorm tonight into Wednesday Morning and will also monitor the strong to damaging winds and snow squalls Wednesday Afternoon and Evening. Ops at NWS Boston/Norton are possible Wednesday Afternoon/Evening for snow squalls and strong winds. Another coordination message will be posted by 1000 PM Tuesday Evening. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Winter Storm Warning/Winter Weather Advisory Statement, High Wind Watch Statement, Hazardous Weather Outlook, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook and snow and ice maps..

NWS Boston/Norton Winter Storm Warning/Winter Weather Advisory Statement:
https://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus41.KBOX.html

NWS Boston/Norton High Wind Watch 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, 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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