Storm Coordination Message #1 – Late Saturday Night 2/23/19-Sunday Morning 2/24/19 Wintry Mix Potential/Sunday Evening 2/24/19-Monday Evening 2/25/19 Strong to Damaging Wind Potential

Hello to all…

..A wintry mix of precipitation is expected in portions of Western, Central and interior Northeast Massachusetts before the precipitation changes to rain during the day Sunday with strong to damaging winds developing across all of Southern New England Sunday Evening through Monday Evening..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 1 AM to 9 AM for Northern Worcester, North-Central Middlesex, Western Hampshire and Western Hampden Counties, 1 AM to 6 AM for Eastern Hampden, Eastern Hampshire and Southern Worcester County and 1 AM to 11 AM for Franklin County Massachusetts for up to 1″ of snow and trace to one-tenth inch of ice with up to two-tenths inch of ice in Franklin County Massachusetts..
..A High Wind Watch is in effect from Sunday Evening through Monday Evening for Western Franklin, Western Hampden and Western Hampshire Counties of Massachusetts for sustained winds of 20-30 MPH with wind gusts to 55-60 MPH. High Wind Watches may be expanded to other parts of the area in future updates..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the wintry mix conditions overnight into Sunday Morning as well as the strong to damaging wind potential Sunday Night into Monday Night. Ops at NWS Boston/Norton may be utilized during a portion of the high wind event on Monday. Another coordination message will be posted by 10 PM this evening. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory statement, Hazardous Weather Outlook, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook, Snow, Ice and Rain Maps and Facebook Infographics..

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
https://www.weather.gov/box/PQPFTest

NWS Boston/Norton Facebook Infographics:
https://www.facebook.com/NWSBoston/photos/pcb.2100812470013113/2100812330013127/?type=3&theater

Respectfully Submitted,

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