Storm Coordination Message #1 – Wednesday 12/22/21 Light Icing Potential

Hello to all…

..Light icing conditions could cause slippery road conditions particularly on untreated roadways overnight tonight through Wednesday Morning..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect from Midnight to Noon Wednesday for Franklin, Western Hampshire, Western Hampden, Worcester, Northern and Central Middlesex Counties of Massachusetts for a coating to one-tenth inch of ice and snowfall of up to 1″ in the higher elevations of Western Massachusetts. Pockets of icing are also possible in Hartford County Connecticut through Eastern Hampden and Eastern Hampshire Counties of Massachusetts overnight tonight through early Wednesday Morning..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor for snowfall, ice accretion and change in precipitation type reports and any significant impacts on roads from icing conditions Wednesday Morning. This will be the only coordination message on this icing event unless a significant change to the situation occurs and time allows for an update. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory statement, Special Weather Statement, Area Forecast Discussion and snowfall/ice accretion maps..

NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Special Weather Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

NWS Boston/Norton Snowfall/Ice Accretion Maps:

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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