Storm Coordination Message #1 – Sunday Afternoon 1/3/21-Monday Morning 1/4/21 Winter Storm Potential

Hello to all…

..Storm system will bring accumulating snow and some mixed precipitation to portions of Southern New England Sunday Afternoon into Monday Morning..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect from 1 PM Sunday to 7 AM Monday for Northern Connecticut, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Worcester, and North-Central Middlesex Counties of Massachusetts for 2-4″ of snow and a light glaze of ice with isolated higher snowfall amounts of up to 6″ in the higher terrain of Western Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut. The snow will be a bit heavy and wet and if snowfall amounts of 4″ or more are realized, isolated pockets of tree and wire damage and power outages will be possible..
..Interior areas of Southern New England north and west of I-95 will see a coating to 2″ of snow. It is possible areas closest to the advisory area could get more snow resulting in an expansion of the Winter Weather Advisory and those trends will be monitored..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation with Amateur Radio Call-Up Nets are likely Sunday Afternoon into Monday Morning for this winter storm system. Another coordination message will be posted by 1130 AM Sunday 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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