Storm/Severe Weather Coordination Message #2 – Tuesday 8/13/19 – Flood & Severe Weather Potential

Hello to all…

..Continuing to monitor a storm system with the potential to produce heavy rainfall sufficient for some urban and poor drainage flooding issues particularly in Southeast New England for Tuesday Afternoon into Tuesday Night. Also, monitoring the potential for isolated strong to severe thunderstorms across Southeast Coastal New England with strong to damaging winds, frequent lightning and heavy rainfall leading to urban and poor drainage flooding as the main threats though this threat is a bit lower than it was last night.
..Rainfall of 1-2″ is expected with isolated higher amounts possible particularly in Southeast New England and lesser amounts outside of Southeast New England..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the severe weather and heavy rainfall potential Tuesday Afternoon through Tuesday Night. This will be the last coordination message on this storm event unless a significant upgrade to the situation occurs and time allows for an update. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Hazardous Weather Outlook and Enhanced Hazardous Weather 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

Respectfully Submitted,

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