Storm Coordination Message #1 – Monday 11/2/20 Strong to Damaging Wind and Light Snow Potential

Hello to all…

..Unseasonably cold air will be over Southern New England today through Wednesday Morning with strong to damaging winds particularly Monday across Southern New England and through Tuesday Morning over Cape Cod. Also, a few snow showers overnight into Tuesday Morning may produce light snow accumulations of a coating to 1-2″ in parts of Western, Central and interior Northeast Massachusetts..
..A Wind Advisory is in effect for all of the NWS Boston/Norton coverage area from 9 AM to 6 PM EDT Monday except for Marthas Vineyard and Nantucket where the Wind Advisory is valid through 11 AM EDT Tuesday. Winds will be sustained between 20-35 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH with higher gusts up to 55 MPH possible in higher terrain locations. These winds will cause isolated to scattered pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages. Later Monday evening into Tuesday Morning, winds will be less except for the islands but winds in Southern New England outside of the islands could gust up to 40 MPH..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the strong wind potential today through Tuesday Morning. This will be the only coordination message on this storm event unless a significant update to the situation occurs. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion, Wind Advisory statement, snowfall and wind maps..

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

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

NWS Boston/Norton Snowfall Map:
https://www.weather.gov/box/winter

NWS Boston/Norton Wind Gust Map:
http://wx1box.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Strong_wind_gusts_Monday_11_2_2020.png

Respectfully Submitted,

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