Wind Coordination Message #1 – Monday Evening 3/1/21-Tuesday Early Afternoon 3/2/21 Strong to Damaging Wind Potential

Hello to all…

..A brief Arctic blast will affect the region Monday Night into Tuesday with strong to damaging winds likely Monday Night into Tuesday Morning to early afternoon with bitterly cold wind chills. A few heavier snow showers and snow squalls could affect isolated to scattered parts of the area Monday Evening around or after the Monday Evening commute..
..A Wind Advisory is in effect for the entire NWS Boston/Norton Coverage area from 4 PM Monday Evening to Tuesday 10 AM except for Eastern Essex County and the Cape and Islands where the Wind Advisory is in effect through 1 PM Tuesday Afternoon. Sustained winds of 15-35 MPH with gusts to 50-55 MPH with isolated higher wind gusts expected. These winds will cause isolated to scattered pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the strong to damaging wind potential across Southern New England. Another coordination message will be posted by 1 PM Monday Afternoon. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Wind Advisory Statement, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook, Area Forecast Discussion, Wind Gust and Wind Chill Maps..

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

NWS Boston/Norton Wind Gust Map:
http://wx1box.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/MaxWindGustMphISC_SFC1.png

NWS Boston/Norton Wind Chill Map:
http://wx1box.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/MinApparentTISC_SFC.png

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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