Storm Coordination Message #1 – Strong Wind and Light Snow Potential in Coastal Southern New England – Late Saturday Night 1/14/23-Monday 1/16/23

Hello to all…

..Offshore Ocean Storm will bring strong winds to Southeast Coastal Massachusetts and the chance for an extended period of light snow with some ocean enhancement snow possible across East Coastal and Southeast Massachusetts late Saturday Night through Monday Afternoon. Currently, snow is expected to be on the light side between a coating and 2 inches but this will be monitored as overall forecast confidence is lower than normal for the short-term forecast period..
..A Wind Advisory is in effect from 11 PM Saturday Evening through 10 PM Sunday Evening for Cape Cod and the Islands and Eastern Plymouth County Massachusetts for sustained winds of 20-30 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH and isolated higher gusts possible over the Outer Cape. These winds could cause isolated pockets of tree and wire damage and isolated power outages..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the strong wind and light snowfall potential for the region. Another and potentially more complete coordination message will be posted by 10 AM Sunday Morning depending on storm operations and forecast updates. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Wind Advisory Statement, Area Forecast Discussion, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook and Wind Gust Map..

NWS Boston/Norton Wind Advisory Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

NWS Boston/Norton Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook:

NWS Boston/Norton Wind Gust Map:

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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