Storm Coordination Message #1 – Thursday Night 10/31/19-Friday Morning 11/1/19 Strong to Damaging Wind and Heavy Rainfall Potential

Hello to all…

..Strong Cold front will swing through Southern New England late Halloween Night through Friday Morning bringing a period of heavy rainfall and strong to damaging winds to the region..
..A High Wind Watch is in effect from Thursday Evening to Friday Morning for Cape Cod and the Islands, Bristol, Plymouth, Norfolk and Suffolk Counties of Massachusetts and Rhode Island except for Northwest Providence County RI for sustained winds 20 to 30 MPH with gusts to 60 MPH possible. These winds could cause isolated to scattered pockets of tree and wire damage and scattered power outages..
..A Wind Advisory is in effect from 8 PM Thursday to 12 PM Friday for the remainder of the NWS Norton Coverage Area for sustained winds of 15-30 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH. These winds could cause isolated pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages..
..Soaking rainfall of 0.50-2.00″ is likely across much of Southern New England. This is unlikely to cause any widespread flooding issues but nuisance localized urban or poor drainage flooding is possible in areas that have the highest rainfall amounts..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor this storm system. Another coordination message will be posted by 11 AM EDT Thursday Morning. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton High Wind Watch/Wind Advisory Statement, Hazardous Weather Outlook and Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook..

NWS Boston/Norton High Wind Watch/Wind Advisory Statement:
https://forecast.weather.gov/product.php?site=BOX&product=NPW&issuedby=BOX

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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