Storm Coordination Message #2 – Friday 12/28/18 – Light Wintry Mix/Heavy Rainfall/Strong Wind Potential

Hello to all…

..A storm system is on track to bring a wintry mix of weather to portions of Southern New England with inland locations into Central and Northeast Massachusetts through Northern Connecticut and Northwest Rhode Island potentially impacted..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect from 3 to 10 AM Friday for Northern Connecticut, Northwest Providence County Rhode Island, Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin, Worcester, Northern and Central Middlesex Counties of Massachusetts for up to 1″ of snow accumulation and a glaze to less than one-tenth of an inch of ice causing slippery travel conditions..
..Rainfall in the area may cause some localized urban and poor drainage flooding Friday into Friday Evening. Wind gusts around 40 MPH are possible in East and South Coastal Massachusetts. At this time, rainfall and winds will be less than what they were with last Friday’s storm system..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the wintry mix and eventual changeover to rain and any flooding, and wind damage reports. Another coordination message will be posted by 11 PM Thursday Evening. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory statement, Hazardous Weather Outlook, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook and snow and ice maps..

NWS Winter Weather Advisory Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Hazardous Weather Outlook:

NWS Boston/Norton Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook:

NWS Boston/Norton Snow and Ice Maps:

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)
Work Phone #: 508-346-2929 (8 AM-5 PM)
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