Heat and Severe Weather Coordination Message #1 – Sunday 7/19-Monday 7/20 Intense Heat Potential & Monday 7/20 Severe Weather Potential

Hello to all…

..The hottest stretch of weather so far in the Summer 2020 season is expected across most of Southern New England Sunday and Monday. Potential for isolated to scattered strong to severe thunderstorms for Monday for much of Southern New England and the Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has placed much of Southern New England in a marginal risk for severe weather on Monday..
..A Heat Advisory is in effect from 11 AM Sunday to 8 PM Monday for Northern Connecticut, Providence, Kent and Bristol Counties of Rhode Island and Eastern Franklin, Eastern Hampshire, Eastern Hampden, Southern Worcester, Essex, Middlesex, Suffolk, Nortfolk, North-Central Bristol and North-Central Plymouth Counties of Massachusetts for heat indices up to 102 degrees expected. Even in areas not included in the heat advisory, use caution outside if doing a lot of physical activity and drink plenty of liquids as heat indices will be in the mid to upper 90s..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the severe weather potential for Monday. Additional updates on the severe weather potential for Monday will be posted by Sunday Evening and again Monday Morning. This will likely be the only update on the intense heat and humidity expected for Sunday into Monday. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Heat Advisory Statement, Area Forecast Discussion, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook, NWS Boston/Norton Facebook Infographics on the heat, NWS Heat Safety Tips and SPC Day-3 Convective Outlook..

NWS Boston/Norton Heat Advisory Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

NWS Boston/Norton Experimental Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook:

NWS Boston/Norton Facebook Infographics:

NWS Heat Safety Tips:

SPC Day-3 Convective Outlook:

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)
Email Address: rmacedo@rcn.com
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