Storm Coordination Message #1 – Strong to Damaging Wind Potential – Friday Afternoon and Evening 4/29/21

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..Beneficial Rainfall across Southern New England particularly in Northwest, North-Central and Northeast Massachusetts will continue through late evening with rainfall amounts between 1-2.5″+ across this area and lesser amounts under 1″ in the southern half of Southern New England. Strong to damaging winds will be likely in pockets across much of Southern New England Friday Afternoon and Evening..
..A Wind Advisory is now in effect for the entire NWS Boston/Norton coverage area from 12 PM Friday Afternoon through 12 AM Saturday Morning for sustained winds of 15-25 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH and isolated higher gusts in the higher terrain and coastal areas. These winds will cause isolated to scattered pockets of tree and wire damage and power outages..
..There is a chance for some snow showers Friday Night in higher terrain locations above 1000-1500 feet in Western New England where a coating to 1″ of snow on grassy surfaces is possible..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor for rainfall reports as the rain winds down overnight and then strong to damaging winds region wide Friday Afternoon and Evening and any snow accumulations in the higher terrain of Western New England. Another coordination message will be posted by 9 AM Friday Morning. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Wind Advisory Statement, Area Forecast Discussion and Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook..

NWS Boston/Norton Wind Advisory Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

NWS Boston/Norton Enhanced Hazardous Weather 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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