Storm Coordination Message #1 – Friday Evening 1/1/21 through Saturday Morning 1/2/21 Wintry Mix Potential

Hello to all…

..Happy New Year to all SKYWARN Spotters and Amateur Radio Operators! We appreciate all the work done by SKYWARN Spotters and Amateur Radio Operators during a busy 2020 from a weather perspective also significantly impacted by COVID-19. The annual holiday message will be posted by Friday or this weekend pending storm developments..
..Wintry mix expected to cause hazardous travel conditions across across portions of Northern Connecticut and interior Massachusetts north and west of the Mass Pike and the I-95 corridor..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through 7 PM Friday through 10 AM Saturday for Northern Connecticut, Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden, Worcester, North-Central Middlesex and Western Essex Counties of Massachusetts for a wintry mix of up to 2″ of snow and ice accretion levels of around one-tenth inch causing hazardous travel conditions. Icing should remain below levels that could cause tree and power line damage but will be monitored..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the wintry mix conditions Friday Night into Saturday Morning. Another coordination message will be posted by 11 AM Friday Morning. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory statement, Area Forecast Discussion, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook and Snow and Ice Maps..

NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

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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