Severe Weather/Storm Coordination Message #2 – Friday 3/26/21-Saturday Morning 3/27/21 Strong Wind & Severe Weather Potential

Hello to all…

..The Storm Prediction Center has continued portions of Western and Northern Massachusetts in a Marginal risk for severe weather for Friday. Strong to damaging winds, hail and frequent lightning are the primary threats. Also, general strong to damaging winds will occur across much of Southern New England Friday Afternoon through Saturday Morning with the strongest winds in Eastern New England after the cold frontal passage..
..A Wind Advisory is now in effect from 12 PM Friday to 5 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. A Wind Advisory is now in effect for Rhode Island and all of Eastern Massachusetts from 4 PM Friday to 5 AM Saturday 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 Saturday Morning. This will be the last coordination message on this event as we shift into operations mode. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Wind Advisory Statement, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook, and SPC Day-1 Convective Outlook..

NWS Boston/Norton Wind Advisory Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

NWS Boston/Norton Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook:

SPC Day-1 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)
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