Post Storm Coordination Message #2 – Major Nor’easter Tuesday Night 10/26/21-Wednesday 10/27/21 Post Storm Update

Hello to all…

..Major Nor’easter slammed Eastern Massachusetts, particularly Southeast Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands, the Cape Ann area as well as Southern and Central Rhode Island with widespread damaging winds, tree and power line damage and some direct structural damage to weakened structures Tuesday Evening 10/26/21-Wednesday Evening 10/27/21..
..Wind gusts to hurricane force between 74-98 MPH occurred Across East Coastal Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands with 50-70 MPH Gusts across portions of Southeast Massachusetts and South-Central RI..
..At the height of the storm, close to 500,000 customers were without power in Massachusetts and over 93,000 customers without power in Rhode Island. These outages were much higher than Tropical Storm Henri in August in Massachusetts and a bit higher than Tropical Storm Henri for the state of Rhode Island. Most power was restored by Saturday Evening..
..Post storm reports, pictures and videos of storm damage, coastal flooding, flooding from heavy rainfall can be sent as a reply to this message, via our Facebook and Twitter feeds or via the email address Credit will be given to the spotter for their photo, video or report unless otherwise indicated. A WX1BOX Facebook Photo Album has been created with storm damage photos received to date and will likely be updated one more time between now and week’s end with any additional photos received. This information is being utilized by local and state emergency management officials and is helpful for damage assessment to determine a possible federal disaster declaration for this event..
..There will be a final post storm coordination message from this major nor’easter posted by the end of November. Below is the ARRL Web story on Amateur Radio efforts during the major nor’easter, WX1BOX Facebook Photo Album, NWS Boston/Norton Public Information Statement of Rainfall/Wind Report, Local Storm Report and an updated Amateur Radio Compilation log of wind gusts and wind damage..

ARRL Web Story – Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES) & SKYWARN Respond to Major Nor’easter:

WX1BOX Facebook Photo Album:

NWS Boston/Norton Public Information Statement – Spotter Reports:

NWS Boston/Norton Local Storm Report:

WX1BOX Amateur Radio Log:

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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