Storm Coordination Message #1 – Thursday Night 4/30/20-Friday 5/1/20 – Heavy Rainfall and Strong Wind Potential

Hello to all…

..Storm system overnight Thursday Night into Friday Morning will bring heavy rainfall of 1-2″ with isolated higher amounts particularly in Western and Central Massachusetts and Connecticut and wind gusts of around 40 MPH in any heavy convective showers and embedded thunderstorms and along East and south coastal New England, Cape Cod and the Islands..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor for 1″ or more rainfall totals, strong wind gusts and any isolated wind damage reports. This will be the only coordination message on this storm event unless a significant upgrade to the situation occurs and time allows for an update. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Enhanced Weather Outlook and Rainfall Map..

NWS Boston/Norton Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook:
https://www.weather.gov/box/ehwo

NWS Boston/Norton Rainfall Map:
https://www.weather.gov/crh/pqpf?sid=box

Respectfully Submitted,

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