Post Storm Coordination Message #1 – Nor’easter Tuesday Night 10/26/21-Wednesday 10/27/21 Major Nor’easter

Hello to all…

..Major Nor’easter slams Eastern Massachusetts, particularly Southeast Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands and the Cape Ann area as well as Southern and Central Rhode Island with widespread damaging winds, tree and power line damage and some direct structural damage to weakened structures. Wind gusts to hurricane force between 74-94 MPH occurred Across East Coastal Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands with 50-70 MPH Gusts across portions of Southeast Massachusetts and South-Central RI..
..At the height of the storm, close to 500,000 customers were without power in Massachusetts and over 93,000 customers without power in Rhode Island. These outages were much higher than Tropical Storm Henri in August in Massachusetts and a bit higher than Tropical Storm Henri for the state of Rhode Island..
..Post storm reports, pictures and videos of storm damage, coastal flooding, flooding from heavy rainfall can be sent as a reply to this message, via our Facebook and Twitter feeds or via the email address pics@nsradio.org. Credit will be given to the spotter for their photo, video or report unless otherwise indicated..
..Another post storm coordination message will be posted either Thursday Night or Friday Morning. ARES groups in Eastern Massachusetts should stay in contact with local leadership as Cape Cod ARES is active supporting county operations and further info on a rough length for their activity will be known later tonight with updates to follow by Thursday. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Public Information Statement of Rainfall/Wind Report, Local Storm Report and the abridged Amateur Radio Compilation log of wind gusts and wind damage..

NWS Boston/Norton Public Information Statement – Spotter Reports:
https://kamala.cod.edu/offs/KBOX/2110271733.nous41.html

NWS Boston/Norton Local Storm Report:
https://kamala.cod.edu/offs/KBOX/2110270912.nwus51.html

WX1BOX Amateur Radio Log:
http://wx1box.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/reports_10_26_21_10_27_21_Rev_1.pdf

Respectfully Submitted,

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