Storm Coordination Message #1 – Saturday 1/16/21 Storm System Potential

Hello to all…

..Strong storm system will bring heavy rainfall, some snowfall to far Northwest Massachusetts, minor coastal flooding in East Coastal Massachusetts and some strong wind gusts to 40-45 MPH in East and South Coastal Massachusetts and Rhode Island and the higher terrain of interior Southern New England Friday Night through early Saturday Afternoon..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect from 10 PM Friday Evening through 9 AM Saturday Morning for Western Franklin and Western Hampshire Counties of Massachusetts for 2-4″ of snow in elevations above 1,000 feet. Other parts of the higher terrain in Western and Central Mass could see a Coating to 2″ of snow..
..A Coastal Flood Advisory is now in effect from 10 AM-3 PM Saturday for Eastern Essex, Suffolk and Eastern Plymouth Counties of Massachusetts for minor coastal flooding at the time of high tide..
..Rainfall of 1-2″ is expected across much of Southern New England overnight through early Saturday Afternoon in the region..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor for snowfall in the higher elevations of Northwest Massachusetts as well as minor coastal flooding, strong wind gusts at the coast and in the higher terrain of Southern New England and measured rainfall amounts. This will be the only coordination message unless a significant upgrade to the situation occurs and time allows for an update. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion, Winter Weather Advisory statement, Coastal Flood Advisory statement, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook, Snow and Ice Maps and Rainfall Maps..

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook:

NWS Boston/Norton Snow and Ice Maps:

NWS Boston/Norton Rainfall 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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