Storm Coordination Message #1 – Late Thursday Night 1/12/23 Through Friday Afternoon 1/13/23 Strong Wind & Heavy Rainfall Potential

Hello to all…

..Strong winds likely in Southeast New England along with much of Southern New England receiving rainfall from 0.75-1.5″ with isolated higher amounts and perhaps even some convective showers and isolated or a fine line of thunderstorms that will help bring strong winds down to the surface..
..A Wind Advisory is now in effect from 11 PM Thursday Evening to 2 PM Friday Afternoon for Bristol, Plymouth, Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket Counties of Massachusetts and Southeast Providence, Eastern Kent, Bristol, Newport and Washington Counties of Rhode Island including Block Island for sustained winds of 15-25 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH. Other coastal and higher terrain areas could see wind gusts of around 40 MPH. These winds will cause isolated pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the storm system from late Thursday Night into Friday Afternoon. This will likely be the only coordination message on this storm system unless a significant change to the situation occurs and time allows for an update. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Wind Advisory Statement, Area Forecast Discussion and Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook..

NWS Boston/Norton Wind Advisory Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

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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