Storm Coordination Message #1 – Friday Afternoon 11/26/21-Saturday Morning 11/27/21 – Light Snowfall Event

Hello to all…

..On behalf of the WX1BOX Amateur Radio team and the forecasters of NWS Boston/Norton, we hope all Amateur Radio and non-Amateur Radio SKYWARN Spotters had a great Thanksgiving day and we are forever grateful to all of you for your help and support during severe weather events around the region. Many thanks to all of you for all your help and support every year!..
..A dynamic storm system will result in rain changing to snow in the higher elevations with some accumulations expected in those areas while in the lower elevations rain may change to snow before ending with little to no accumulation. Snow is now being reported in Berkshire County Massachusetts and into locations like Rowe Massachusetts in Northwest Franklin County Massachusetts.
..A Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect from 1 PM Friday Afternoon to 6 AM Saturday Morning for Western Franklin County Massachusetts for 2-5″ of snow and 40 MPH wind gusts. Areas of Western Hampshire County Massachusetts and Northern Worcester County could receive 1-3″ of snow while lower elevations in these areas and other parts of Northeast Massachusetts will receive a light coating to no accumulation..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor for snowfall reports and any wind gust reports of 40 MPH or greater in the region tonight through Saturday Morning. This will be the only coordination message on this storm system unless a significant upgrade to the situation occurs and time allows for an update. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory Statement, Area Forecast Discussion, and Snowfall Map..

NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

NWS Boston/Norton Snowfall Map:

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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