Storm Coordination Message #1 – Sunday 1/12/20 Strong to Damaging Winds/Convective Shower and Thunderstorm Potential

Hello to all…

..Strong to Damaging Winds possible with a second pulse of strong winds just before daybreak lasting through mid-afternoon across much of Southern New England..
..A Wind Advisory is in effect for the entire NWS Boston/Norton Coverage area through 4 PM Sunday for sustained winds of 15-25 MPH with gusts to 50-55 MPH. These winds could cause isolated pockets of tree and power line damage and isolated power outages. There is the chance for stronger winds greater than 55 MPH in or near any convective showers and thunderstorms that could potentially bring even stronger winds down to the surface..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the strong to damaging wind potential and thunderstorm potential for the area overnight through Sunday Mid-Afternoon. This will be the only coordination message on this situation 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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