Storm Coordination Message #2 – Friday Night 5/28/21-Saturday Morning 5/29/21 Heavy Rainfall/Strong Wind Gust Potential

Hello to all…

..Strong storm system to bring a soaking rainfall of 1-2.5″ of rain with isolated higher amounts to all of Southern New England and strong wind gusts of 40-50 MPH to Southeast New England. Updated coordination message includes a time extension of the Wind Advisory for the islands, updated rainfall map and a statement on some exposed shore road coastal flooding in localized areas..
..A Wind Advisory is in effect from 2 AM to 7 PM Saturday for Marthas Vineyard and Nantucket and is now expanded to include Barnstable County – Cape Cod for sustained winds of 25-35 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH. Wind gusts of 35-45 MPH are likely across Southeast Coastal New England from roughly Plymouth Massachusetts to Westerly Rhode Island. With fully leaved trees, these winds will cause isolated to scattered pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages..
..Up to half foot of water on most exposed coastal roads could occur in Eastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands during the overnight high tide late Friday Night into Saturday Morning..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor for rainfall reports, measured wind gusts of 40 MPH or greater and wind damage reports throughout this storm system. Additional rainfall is expected Sunday Afternoon into Monday Morning. This will be the last coordination message unless a significant update to the situation occurs and time allows for an update. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Wind Advisory Statement, Area Forecast Discussion, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook, and Rainfall Map..

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

NWS Boston/Norton Coastal Flood Statement:
https://kamala.cod.edu/ma/latest.whus41.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 Rainfall Map:
http://wx1box.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/StormTotalQPF_SFC.png

Respectfully Submitted,

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