Storm Coordination Message #2 – Sunday 12/11/22 Through Monday 12/12/22 – Light to Moderate Snow Event

Hello to all…

..Accumulating snow remains likely in Western and South-Central Massachusetts, Northern Connecticut and into Northwest Rhode Island for late Sunday Morning into early Monday Morning..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from through 7 AM Monday Morning for Hartford and Tolland Counties of Connecticut and Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties of Massachusetts for 3-6″ of snow with highest amounts west of the Connecticut River Valley.
..A Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect through 7 AM for Windham County Connecticut, Southern Worcester County Massachusetts and Providence and Kent Counties of Rhode Island for 2-4″ of snow. Areas outside of the Winter Weather Advisory will see coating to 2″ amounts with the amounts near 2″ closest to the eastern and northern parts of the Winter Weather Advisory area..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation with Amateur Radio Call-Up Nets will monitor for snowfall totals in and around the Winter Weather Advisory area particularly Sunday Afternoon and Evening with the possibility of a final call-up net or monitoring for snowfall totals early Monday Morning. This will be the last coordination message unless a significant upgrade to the situation occurs and time allows for an update. The Amateur Radio Net frequencies and schedule for snowfall reports appears below as well as the NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory Statement, Snow Maps and Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook..

Amateur Radio SKYWARN Nets for Winter Storm:
Western Mass SKYWARN Net: 146.940-Mount Tom Repeater – PL: 127.3 – First Net at 600 PM ET, Second Net at 800 PM ET, Third Net at 1000 PM ET with a final morning net at 600 AM ET Monday Morning
Hartford-Tolland County SKYWARN Net: 146.790-Vernon CT Repeater – PL: 82.5 Hz – Nets will be definitely be held in the evening at 800 and 1000 PM ET and possibly as early as 600 PM ET. (Coordinators will put out calls occasionally for final snowfall reports between 6-10 AM ET Monday Morning and if a formal net time is made for Monday Morning, it will be listed on the 1000 PM net)
Worcester County SKYWARN Net: 146.970-Paxton MA Repeater – PL: 114.8 Hz – First net at 630 PM ET, Second Net at 830 PM ET, Third Net at 1030 PM ET (Coordinators will put out calls occasionally for final snow reports Monday Morning between 6-10 AM ET Monday Morning)
Rhode Island SKYWARN: Calls will be put out occasionally when possible on the NB1RI Repeater system and the 14676-Scituate RI repeater between 7-11 PM and Monday Morning between 6-10 AM ET.
Note: Any Amateur Radio Operators that are in range of these repeaters can check in and give a snowfall report regardless of their area.

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

NWS Boston/Norton Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook:

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
Home Phone #: (508) 994-1875
Home/Data #: (508) 997-4503
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