Post Severe Weather Coordination Message #1 – Tuesday 7/23/19 Cape Cod Tornado and Damaging Wind Severe Weather Event

Hello to all…

..A severe thunderstorm caused significant wind damage with measured wind gusts to hurricane force and a tornado in Harwich and Yarmouth and numerous trees and wires down across many communities in Cape Cod. Particularly hard hit were Mashpee, Barnstable, Yarmouth, Harwich, Dennis, Brewster, Chatham, and Orleans, Massachusetts. At the height of the event, approximately 53,000 without power and as of 1017 PM, 41,562 people were without power in Massachusetts largely centered over Cape Cod..
..Cape Cod ARES is activated supporting two shelters and communications at the Barnstable County EOC and Multi Agency Coordination Center (MACC)..
..Pictures and videos of damage from Cape Cod can be sent as a reply to this email, via our WX1BOX Facebook and Twitter Feeds and via the email address of An update to this post severe weather coordination message will likely follow Wednesday Evening..
..Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Local Storm Report, Preliminary Tornado Public Information Statement, WX1BOX Facebook Photo Album and Preliminary Amateur Radio Log of Damage Reports..

NWS Boston/Norton Local Storm Reports:

NWS Boston/Norton Public Information Statement Preliminary Tornado Summary:

WX1BOX Facebook Photo Album:

WX1BOX Preliminary Amateur Radio Log:

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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