Severe Weather Coordination Message #1 – Sunday 7/28/19 Late PM/Early Evening & Monday 7/29/19 Afternoon/Evening Severe Weather Potential

Hello to all…

..Isolated to Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms possible late Sunday Afternoon into early Sunday Evening, strong to damaging winds, hail, frequent lightning and torrential rain with urban and poor drainage flooding are the primary threats. The greatest threat is in Western and Central Massachusetts and Connecticut where the Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has placed this area in a marginal risk for severe weather..
..Another round of isolated to scattered strong to severe thunderstorms are also possible Monday Afternoon and evening with similar threats as Sunday over much of Southern New England. This will be detailed in future coordination messages..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the severe weather potential for Sunday and Monday. Ops at NWS Boston/Norton are also possible if the coverage of strong to severe thunderstorms are sufficient to warrant Amateur Radio Ops for Monday. This will be the only coordination message posted on the severe weather potetntial for Sunday. Another coordination message will be posted later Sunday Evening or early Monday Morning on the severe weather potential for Monday. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Hazardous Weather Outlook, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook and SPC Day-1 Convective Outlook..

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

SPC Day-1 Convective Outlook:
https://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/outlook/day1otlk.html

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
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Email Address: rmacedo@rcn.com
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