Storm Coordination Message #1 – Sunday Evening 3/3/19-Monday Morning 3/4/19 Winter Storm Potential

Hello to all…

..One storm departs the region and another storm will affect the region with a more significant snowfall except for portions of Southeast New England which will see snow to ice to rain..
..A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from Sunday Evening through Monday Morning for Northern Connecticut, North-Central Rhode Island and Massachusetts from Suffolk and Norfolk Counties of Massachusetts through Western, Central and Northeast Massachusetts for 6-10″ of snow with isolated higher amounts of 10-12″ in portions of northern and western Massachusetts and Northwest Connecticut. In the southern and eastern areas of the Winter Storm Watch, the snow could be heavier and wetter with the potential for isolated pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages..
..Winter Weather Advisories may be needed for portions of Southern Rhode Island and Southeast Massachusetts for snow and sleet before it changes over to rain..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the latest storm system for Sunday Evening into Monday Morning. Another coordination message will be posted later this evening if any changes to Winter Storm Watch occurs or tomorrow morning by 10 AM. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Public Information Statement and WX1BOX Amateur Radio log of storm total snowfall from the Saturday 3/2/19 winter storm and then the NWS Boston Norton Winter Storm Watch Statement, Hazardous Weather Outlook, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook and Snow Maps..

NWS Public Information Statement – Spotter Reports:
https://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.nous41.KBOX.html

WX1BOX Amateur Radio Log:
http://wx1box.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/reports_3_2_19.txt

NWS Boston/Norton Winter Storm Watch 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 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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