Severe Weather/Storm Coordination Message #1 – Friday 3/26/21 – Strong Wind & Severe Weather Potential

Hello to all…

..The Storm Prediction Center has placed portions of Western and Northern Massachusetts in a Marginal risk for severe weather for Friday. This is the first outlooked area for severe thunderstorm potential in 2021. Strong to damaging winds, hail and frequent lightning are the primary threats. Also, general strong to damaging winds are possible in Western New England and could affect other parts of Southern New England..
..A Wind Advisory is now in effect from 12 PM Friday to 12 AM Saturday for Northern Connecticut, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire and Worcester Counties of Massachusetts for sustained winds of 10-20 MPH with gusts to 45-50 MPH. These winds could potentially cause isolated pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor severe thunderstorm and strong wind potential for Friday late morning through Friday Evening. Another coordination message will be posted by 9 AM Friday Morning. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Wind Advisory Statement, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook, and SPC Day-2 Convective Outlook..

NWS Boston/Norton Wind Advisory Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

NWS Boston/Norton Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook:

SPC Day-2 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)
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