Severe Weather Coordination Message #1 – Tuesday Afternoon and Evening 7/18/23 – Severe Weather & Flash Flood Potential

Hello to all…

..Isolated to Scattered Strong to Severe Thunderstorms possible particularly across Western and Central Massachusetts and North-Central Connecticut this Tuesday Afternoon and Evening with strong to damging winds, hail, frequent lightning and heavy rainfall with the potential of urban, poor drainage, river and stream flooding. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has a slight risk for severe weather in Norhwest Massachusetts with a marginal risk of severe weather through West-Central Massachusetts and Northwest Connecticut with the Weather Prediction Center (WPC) having a similar area in a marginal to slight risk of flash flooding..
..A Flood Watch is in effect from through Tuesday Evening for Hartford County Connecticut, Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden, Northern Worcester and Northern Middlesex Counties of Massachusetts for excessive rainfall and prior heavy rainfall resulting in flooding of urban, poor drainage areas, rivers and streams..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the severe weather and flash flood potential for this Tuesday Afternoon and Evening. This will be the only coordination message as we are in operations mode. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Flood Watch Statement, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook, SPC Day-1 Convective Outlook and WPC Excessive Rainfall Outlook..

NWS Boston/Norton Flood Watch Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

NWS Boston/Norton Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook:

WPC Day-1 Excessive Rainfall Outlook & Discussion:

SPC Day-1 Convective 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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