Severe Weather Coordination Message #1 – Friday 7/3/20 Severe Weather Potential

Hello to all…

..Scattered strong to an isolated severe thunderstorm is possible today across Western Massachusetts from West-Central Worcester County west to Berkshires and Western and Central Connecticut for this Friday Afternoon and Evening. Heavy rainfall and urban and poor drainage flooding and frequent lightning are the main threats but strong to damaging winds and hail are also possible..
..The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has placed Western and Central Massachusetts and Western and Central Connecticut in a marginal risk for severe weather this Friday afternoon and evening..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor thunderstorm potential for this Friday Afternoon and Evening across the region. This will be the only message on the Friday potential as we shift to monitoring mode..

..It has been an active week for severe thunderstorms and localized flooding across parts of Southern New England. A Post Severe Weather Coordination Message will be posted on the various events from the week of 6/28 either late today or Saturday Morning. We are also looking for any post storm damage reports and photos to add to existing and new photo albums on the Facebook page. They can be posted on our WX1BOX Facebook/Twitter feed or to the email address pics@nsradio.org with date and location information and credit will be given to the spotter unless otherwise indicated..

..Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook and SPC Day-1 Convective Outlook..

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:
https://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.fxus61.KBOX.html

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

SPC Day-1 Convective Outlook:
https://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/outlook/day1otlk.html

Respectfully Submitted,

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