Storm Coordination Message #5 – Late Monday Night 12/2/19-Tuesday Afternoon 12/3/19

Hello to all…
..Coastal Storm System will have another round of snow, heavy at times with stronger winds at advisory levels across Cape Cod and the Islands and wind gusts to around 40 MPH elsewhere along East Coastal and South Coastal Massachusetts and some interior Eastern New England locations..
..A Winter Storm Warning is in effect through Noon Tuesday for Essex, Central and Southeast Middlesex, Norfolk, and North-Central Plymouth Counties of Massachusetts for 4-8″ of additional snow accumulation and wind gusts to around 40 MPH..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 7 AM for Northern Connecticut, Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden, Worcester, and Northern Middlesex Counties of Massachusetts and Northwest Rhode Island for 2-4″ of additional snow accumulation..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through Noon Tuesday for the remainder of Rhode Island, Bristol and Southern Plymouth Counties of Massachusetts and Cape Cod for 2-5″ of snow..
..A Wind Advisory is in effect for Cape Cod and the Islands until 10 AM for sustained winds of 20-30 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH..
..If there is wet snow in the Wind Advisory area and strong wind gusts to 40 MPH in other coastal areas and the snow is heavy and wet, isolated pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages will be possible..
..Also, after further clarification from NWS Boston/Norton, running snowfall totals since the storm start on Sunday are appreciated and if SKYWARN Spotters and Amateur Radio Operators can provide a partial total since Monday Morning and a running total since the event start on Sunday, that would be appreciated. THANKS to all SKYWARN Spotters and Amateur Radio Operators who have provided snowfall total reports, precip type reports, wind gust and damage report info for this event..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation with Amateur Radio Call-Up Nets starting at 6 AM will monitor the storm event through mid-afternoon Tuesday. This will be the last coordination message concerning the Tuesday Morning portion of this storm event as we continue to monitor via SKYWARN Self-Activation. Below is the Winter Storm Warning/Winter Weather Advisory Statement, Hazardous Weather Outlook, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook and Snowfall Maps..

NWS Boston/Norton Winter Storm Warning/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 Snowfall 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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