Post Storm/Severe Weather Coordination Message #1 – Sunday Afternoon 7/9/23-Monday Evening 7/10/23 Flash Flood Event

Hello to all…

..Significant flash flooding impacted portions of Western Connecticut, Western and Central Massachusetts, Northern Rhode Island in the Sunday Afternoon through Monday Evening with the highest impacts on Monday for Western and Central Massachusetts, and Northern Rhode Island on Monday. Even higher flash flooding impacts occurred in Vermont and parts of New Hampshire..
..Some area rivers will not crest until later today in portions of Western Massachusetts and Western Connecticut. Any post storm final rain gauge reports, flood pictures/videos and damage will be helpful and can be sent as a reply to this message, via our WX1BOX Facebook and Twitter feeds or to the email address with credit to the SKYWARN Spotter/Amateur Radio given unless otherwise indicated. This can include pictures/reports/damage from neighboring Vermont and New Hampshire to assist those areas as well. After a couple dry days Tuesday through Wednesday, more showers and thunderstorms could occur in the Thursday through Saturday period so the more data and pictures/videos of conditions, it will help understanding how future rainfall will impact area rivers and streams..
..Another post storm/severe weather coordination message will be posted by Wednesday Morning. Below is the log of all rain gauge and flood reports currently received, NWS Boston/Norton Public Info Statement and Local Storm Report on this event and a message from the US Army Corps of Engineers on a couple dams in the area..

WX1BOX Amateur Radio/Non-Amateur Radio SKYWARN Spotter Reports:

NWS Boston/Norton Public Information Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Local Storm Report:

US Army Corps of Engineer Message on Ball Mountain Dam Townshend Dam:

Respectfully Submitted,

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