Heat and Severe Weather Cooordination Message #1 – Monday 7/27/20-Tueday 7/28/20 Excessive Heat Potential and Tuesday 7/28/20 Severe Weather Potential

Hello to all…

..Intense Heat and Humidity Across the Region Monday into Tuesday Evening. A cold front will bring the risk for isolated to scattered strong to severe thunderstorms across much of Southern New England for Tuesday Afternoon through Tuesday Night. Strong to damaging winds, hail, frequent lightning and heavy downpours leading to urban and poor drainage flooding will be the main threats. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has placed much of Southern New England in a marginal risk for severe weather for Tuesday..
..A Heat Advisory is in effect through 8 PM Tuesday for Northern Connecticut, Rhode Island and for Much of Massachusetts except for Cape Cod and the Islands and parts of Northwest Massachusetts. A Heat Advisory is in effect through 8 PM tonight for Franklin, Western Hampshire and Western Hampden Counties. Heat indices between 98 to 100 degrees with isolated higher heat indices are likely in the heat advisory areas. Anyone in any part of Southern New England should drink plenty of liquids and avoid overexertion in the heat..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the severe weather potential for Tuesday Afternoon through Tuesday Night. A more complete coordination message focused more on the severe weather potential will be posted by 1030 PM Monday Evening. Below is the Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Heat Advisory Statement, Area Forecast Discussion, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook, NWS Boston/Norton Facebook Infographics on the heat, NWS Heat Safety Tips and SPC Day-2 Convective Outlook..

NWS Boston/Norton Heat Advisory Statement:
https://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.wwus71.KBOX.html

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

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

NWS Boston/Norton Facebook Infographics:
https://www.facebook.com/NWSBoston/photos/pcb.3150865681674448/3150864041674612/?type=3&theater

NWS Heat Safety Tips:
https://www.weather.gov/safety/heat

SPC Day-2 Convective Outlook:
https://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/outlook/day2otlk.html

Respectfully Submitted,

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