Wind Coordination Message #1 – Sunday 12/15/19 Strong Wind Potential

Hello to all…

..Strong Wind Gusts Over Much of Southern New England as storm system that brought rainfall region wide with some strong wind gusts in Southeast New England intensifies as it moves into the Canadian Maritimes..
..A Wind Advisory is in effect through 9 PM EST Sunday for Block Island RI, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Island and a Wind Advisory is in effect through 7 PM EST Sunday for Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden, Worcester, Middlesex, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Plymouth and Barnstable Counties of Massachusetts for sustained winds of 20-30 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH likely. These winds will likely cause isolated pockets of tree and power line damage and isolated power outages. Areas outside of the Wind Advisory will see wind gusts around 40 MPH through the day into early Sunday Evening.
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the strong wind gusts for Sunday Morning through Sunday Evening. This will be the only message on the strong winds unless a significant upgrade to the situation occurs and time allows for an update. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Wind Advisory Statement, Hazardous Weather Outlook and Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook..

NWS Boston/Norton Wind Advisory Statement:
https://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus71.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

Respectfully Submitted,

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