Storm Coordination Message #1 – Saturday Afternoon 1/18/19-Sunday Morning 1/19/19 Winter Storm Potential

Hello to all…

..Storm system to bring accumulating snow to much of Southern New England particularly north and west of the Boston to Providence corridor..
..A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from Saturday Afternoon through Sunday Morning for Northern Connecticut, Northwest Providence County Rhode Island, and Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden, Worcester, Middlesex, and Essex Counties of Massachusetts for 4-8″ of snow. Winter Weather Advisories may be required for portions of Southeast New England along and south and east of the Boston to Providence corridor for 1-4″ of snow..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation with Amateur Radio Call-Up nets for snowfall will be utilized during this storm event. A more complete coordination message will be posted by 10 PM Friday Evening. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Winter Storm Watch Statement, Hazardous Weather Outlook and Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook..

NWS Boston/Norton Winter Storm Watch 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 Snow and Ice 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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