Storm Coordination Message #1 – Saturday 3/12/22 Late Winter Storm Potential

Hello to all…

..Strong storm system will bring accumulating snow in portions of Western and possibly North-Central Massachusetts, a period of heavy rainfall to the rest of Southern New England ending as a short period of snow and strong to damaging winds to portions of Southern New England Saturday Morning through Saturday Night with strong winds lingering into Sunday Morning..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect for Western Franklin, Western Hampshire and Western Hampden Counties of Massachusetts for 3-5″ of snow and wind gusts to 35 MPH. It is noted that model trends may shift a bit further east which could increase snow amounts in this area and bring accumulating snow to other parts of Northwest and North-Central Massachusetts where currently 1-3″ of snow is expected. Other areas will see a brief period of snow as the system winds down over the region..
..Strong to damaging winds may require Wind Advisories in future updates to portions of Southern New England..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the winter storm potential for Saturday Morning through Sunday Morning. Another more complete coordination message will be posted by 1030 PM Friday Evening. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory Statement, Snowfall Maps and Area Forecast Discussion..

NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory Statement & Snowfall Maps:

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)
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