Storm Coordination Message #1 – Tuesday 2/18/20 Light Wintry Mix Potential

Hello to all…

..Light snow and icing for the hill towns above 1000 feet in Western and Northern Massachusetts..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect 10 AM to 5 PM Tuesday for Western Franklin, Western Hampden and Western Hampshire Counties of Massachusetts for a Coating to 2″ of snow and a light glaze of ice causing slippery travel conditions especially at elevations above 1000 feet. Light icing could also affect Eastern Franklin, Northern Worcester and Northern Middlesex Counties of Massachusetts with a Special Weather Statement posted for this area. The light snow and ice will change to plain rain by evening in these areas..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor light snow and icing conditions across the higher elevations of Western and Northern Massachusetts. This will be the only coordination message on this light wintry mix potential in the higher elevations. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory Statement, Special Weather Statement, Hazardous Weather Outlook and Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook..

NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory Statement:
https://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus41.KBOX.html

NWS Boston/Norton Special Weather Statement:
https://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus81.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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Email Address: rmacedo@rcn.com
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