Storm Coordination Message #1 – Late Wednesday Night 12/30/20-Thursday Morning 12/31/20 – Light Wintry Mix Potential for East Slopes of the Berkshires

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..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..
..Light wintry mix for the East slopes of the Berkshires overnight into early Thursday Morning. A more widespread wintry mix may occur Friday Night into Saturday Morning north and west of the I-95 corridor and could prompt Winter Weather Advisories Friday Night into Saturday Morning..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through 7 AM Thursday for Western Franklin, Western Hampshire and Western Hampden Counties for a light wintry mix of up to 1″ of snow and a light glaze of ice causing hazardous travel conditions..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the light wintry mix conditions. This will be the only a coordination message on this wintry mix situation unless a significant change to the situation occurs and time allows for an update. Coordination messages for the Friday Night/Saturday Morning storm will be posted as needed later Thursday Night or Friday. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory statement, Area Forecast Discussion, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook and Snowfall Maps..

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook:

NWS Boston/Norton Snowfall Maps:

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
Home Phone #: (508) 994-1875 (After 6 PM)
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