Storm Coordination Message #1 – Friday Night 5/28/21-Saturday Morning 5/29/21 Heavy Rainfall/Strong Wind Gust Potential

Hello to all…

..Strong storm system to bring a soaking rainfall of 1-2″ of rain with isolated higher amounts to all of Southern New England and strong wind gusts of 40-50 MPH to Southeast New England..
..A Wind Advisory is in effect from 2 AM to 2 PM Saturday for Marthas Vineyard and Nantucket for sustained winds of 25-35 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH. Wind gusts of 35-45 MPH are likely across Cape Cod and Southeast Coastal New England from roughly Plymouth Massachusetts to Westerly Rhode Island. With fully leaved trees, these winds will cause isolated to scattered pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor for rainfall reports, measured wind gusts of 40 MPH or greater and wind damage reports throughout this storm system. Additional rainfall is expected Sunday Afternoon into Monday Morning. This will be the only coordination message unless a significant update to the situation occurs and time allows for an update. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Wind Advisory Statement, Area Forecast Discussion, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook, and Rainfall Map..

NWS Boston/Norton Wind Advisory Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

NWS Boston/Norton Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook:

NWS Boston/Norton Rainfall Map:

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
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