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..Isolated to Scattered Severe thunderstorms caused pockets of wind damage and flooding in portions of Western Massachusetts, Northern Connecticut, Northwest Rhode Island and in the Metro Boston/Brookline/Newton area Tuesday. Any additional damage reports, photos and videos from the Tuesday 6/29/21 severe weather event can be sent as a reply to this message, via our WX1BOX Facebook/Twitter feeds or for photos and videos, they can be sent to the email address firstname.lastname@example.org..
..Scattered to numerous strong to severe thunderstorms are expected Wednesday afternoon and evening across much of Southern New England between 2-10 PM. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has continued Extreme Northern Connecticut, Northwest Rhode Island and Western, Central and Northeast Massachusetts including the metro Boston area to an Enhanced risk for severe weather while the rest of Southern New England north and west of the Cape Cod Canal is in a slight risk for severe weather with a marginal risk for severe weather for Cape Cod and the Islands. Damaging Winds, hail, frequent lightning and heavy rainfall with urban to poor drainage flooding to possibly flash flooding are the main threats..
..A Heat Advisory remains in effect through 7 PM Wednesday Evening for all of the NWS Boston/Norton coverage area except for Cape Cod and the Islands for heat indices between 97-103 degrees. Anyone exerting themselves outside should take frequent breaks, drink plenty of liquids and seek air conditioned areas wherever possible to avoid heat related illnesses..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the severe weather potential Wednesday Afternoon and Evening..
Intense heat and humidity continues across much of Southern New England today and will continue through at least Wednesday. Heat Advisories are posted for much of Southern New England away from Cape Cod and the Islands. Links to the apparent maximum temperatures factoring in humidity and dewpoints can be seen here:
NWS Boston/Norton Apparent Maximum Temperatures:
Tuesday also featured a bit more coverage in strong to severe thunderstorms across the area particularly in Western and Central Massachusetts, Northern Connecticut and Northwest Rhode Island as well as the Brookline/Boston/Newton area. Any additional damage reports, photos and videos from the Tuesday 6/29/21 severe weather event can be sent as a reply to this message, via our WX1BOX Facebook/Twitter feeds or for photos and videos, they can be sent to the email address email@example.com. The Tuesday Evening NWS Boston/Norton Local Storm Report can be seen below:
Severe weather potential continues to fairly high for Wednesday Afternoon and Evening and SPC has continued the enhanced risk in parts of our coverage area as indicated in the headlines. A cold front will be approaching the region and with the intense heat and humidity in place and increasing winds aloft, it will set the stage for a greater risk of strong to severe thunderstorm development along with a greater coverage of strong to severe thunderstorms across Southern New England. Key items for Wednesday will be how quickly the cold front gets into or close enough to the region to provide a trigger for thunderstorm development and the overlap of the stronger winds aloft with high instability over the region from intense heating and humidity through the day. No cloud cover remains over the region so intense heating will continue through the day. The main threat appears to be clusters or lines of strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, hail, frequent lightning and heavy rainfall leading to urban and poor drainage flooding to flash flooding in the area.
SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the severe weather potential for Wednesday Afternoon and Evening. This will be the last coordination message as we switch to operations mode. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Special Weather Statement, Heat Advisory Statement, Area Forecast Discussion, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook and SPC Day-1 Convective Outlook:
NWS Boston/Norton Special Weather Statement on Severe Weather Potential:
NWS Boston/Norton Heat Advisory Statement:
NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:
NWS Boston/Norton Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook:
SPC Day-1 Convective Outlook:
Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
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