Storm Coordination Message #2 – Late Thursday Night 2/24/22-Friday Night 2/25/22 Winter Storm Potential
Hello to all…
..Strong Cold Front with a brief period of strong wind gusts has moved through the area and the focus is now on the winter storm for late Thursday Night into Friday..
..A Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from late Thursday Night into Friday Evening for all of Southern New England except for Block Island RI, Marthas Vineyard and Nantucket, MA for 6-12″ of snow with isolated higher amounts along and north of the Mass Pike and 4-8″ of snow with isolated higher amounts south of the Mass Pike where a mix with sleet and freezing rain is possible. it is noted that the area north of Interstate 95 and south of the Pike away from the coast is an area that will see the higher end of the range with amounts of up to 12″ possible.
..The islands may see some accumulating snow but below watch/warning thresholds..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation with Amateur Radio Call-Up Nets likely for Friday to acquire snowfall amounts and precipitation type changeover reports..
With the cold front and brief period of strong winds through the region, attention turns to a significant winter storm is expected across Southern New England. There is high confidence in the heavy snowfall potential along and north of the Mass Pike but lesser confidence in heavier snow totals south of the Mass Pike depending on the wintry mix that occurs in this area and how much warm air can erode cold air at the surface. A plowable snowfall is likely all across the Winter Storm Watch area with higher confidence in heavier snowfall amounts along and north of the Mass Pike.
SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the strong winds for Wednesday Afternoon and Evening. SKYWARN Self-Activation with Amateur Radio Call-Up Nets likely for Friday to acquire snowfall amounts and precipitation type changeover reports. Another coordination message will be posted by 11 AM Thursday Morning. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Winter Storm Watch Statement, and Snow and Ice Maps:
NWS Boston/Norton Winter Storm Watch Statement & Snow and Ice Maps:
NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:
Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
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