Storm Coordination Message #1 – Thursday Night 2/17/22-Friday Morning 2/18/22 Strong to Damaging Wind Potential

Hello to all…

..Strong storm system accompanied with warmer temperatures will bring strong to damaging winds and a 3-6 hour period of heavy rainfall between 0.50″-1.50″ with isolated higher rainfall amounts to Southern New England Thursday Night into Friday Morning..
..A High Wind Watch is now in effect from Thursday Evening into Friday Morning for Rhode Island, Southeast Middlesex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Bristol, Plymouth, Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket Counties of Massachusetts for sustained winds of 25-35 MPH with gusts to 60 MPH with isolated higher gusts possible if temperatures are a bit warmer than expected or a fine line of convective showers and thunderstorms develops..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor for measured wind gusts 40 MPH or greater, wind damage, and any rain gauge reports 1″ or more Thursday Night into Friday Morning. Another coordination message will be posted by 1100 AM Wednesday Morning. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton High Wind Watch Statement and Area Forecast Discussion..

NWS Boston/Norton High Wind Watch Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

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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