Severe Weather Coordination Message #1 – Friday Afternoon and Evening 7/21/23 – Severe Weather and Flood Potential

Hello to all…

..Isolated to scattered strong to severe thunderstorms are possible in Western and Central Massachusetts and most of Connecticut for Friday Afternoon and Evening between 2-9 PM. Strong to damaging winds, hail, heavy rainfall with urban and poor drainage flooding are the primary threats with an isolated tornado as a secondary threat. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has placed Western and Central Massachusetts and most of Connecticut in a marginal risk for severe weather and the Weather Prediction Center (WPC) has placed the same area in a marginal to slight risk of excessive rainfall..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the severe weather and flood potential for Friday Afternoon and Evening. A more complete coordination message will be posted Friday Morning by 11 AM. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook, SPC Day-2 Convective Outlook and WPC Excessive Rainfall Outlook..

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

NWS Boston/Norton Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook:

WPC Day-2 Excessive Rainfall Outlook & Discussion:

SPC Day-2 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
Email Address:
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