Wind Coordination Message #1 – Strong to Damaging Wind Potential – Friday Night 2/8/19-Saturday Evening 2/9/19

Hello to all…

..Strong to Damaging Winds for Friday Night into Saturday as colder air moves into the region for the weekend..
..A Wind Advisory is now in effect from 7 PM Friday Evening to 5 PM Saturday Evening for Franklin, Northern Worcester, Middlesex, Essex, and Suffolk Counties for west winds 20-30 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH. A Wind Advisory is now in effect from 10 PM Friday Evening to 3 PM Saturday Afternoon for Northern Connecticut, Rhode Island, and all of Eastern Massachusetts including Cape Cod and the Islands, Eastern Hampden and Southern Worcester Counties for west winds 15-25 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH. These winds will cause isolated pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the strong to damaging wind potential tonight through Saturday Evening. This will be the only coordination message on the strong winds unless a significant upgrade to the situation occurs or Ops at NWS Boston/Norton become necessary. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Wind Advisory statement, Hazardous Weather Outlook, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook and Facebook Infographics..

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 Facebook Infographics:
https://www.facebook.com/NWSBoston/photos/pcb.2078541092240251/2078540228907004/?type=3&theater

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
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