Post Severe Weather Coordination Message #1 – Saturday 6/6/20 Severe Thunderstorm Event

Hello to all…

..Scattered Severe Thunderstorms caused pockets of significant tree and wire damage with the hardest hit areas across South-Central Worcester, Western Norfolk and Northwest Bristol Counties of Massachusetts with more scattered damage across Northeast Connecticut, Northern Rhode Island, and parts of Northeast Massachusetts into North-Central Plymouth Counties of Massachusetts during the mid-afternoon hours..
..Second round of severe thunderstorms after 830 PM through about 1000 PM caused additional pockets of wind damage and hail up to 1″ in diameter across portions of Eastern Worcester, South-Central Middlesex and Northern Norfolk Counties of Massachusetts..
..At the height of the severe thunderstorms, over 14,000 were without power in Massachusetts. We will be posting a Facebook Photo Album later on Sunday and continue to look for additional reports and photos from this severe thunderstorm event. We’ll look to post a second post severe weather coordination message by Monday Morning. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Local Storm Report, Public Information Statement and WX1BOX Amateur Radio log..

NWS Boston/Norton Local Storm Report:
https://kamala.cod.edu/offs/KBOX/2006070146.nwus51.html

NWS Boston/Norton Public Information Statement:
https://kamala.cod.edu/offs/KBOX/2006062109.nous41.html

WX1BOX Amateur Radio Log:
http://wx1box.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/reports_6_6_20.pdf

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
Home Phone #: (508) 994-1875 (After 6 PM)
Home/Data #: (508) 997-4503 (After 6 PM)
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Email Address: rmacedo@rcn.com
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