Severe Weather Coordination Message #1 – Friday 8/4/23 – Severe Weather & Flood Potential

Hello to all…

..Isolated to Scattered Strong to Severe Thunderstorms are possible particularly late Friday Afternoon and Friday Night focused on Western and Central Massachusetts and Northwest and North-Central Connecticut but all areas should monitor. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has placed Western and North-Central Massachusetts and Northwest Connecticut into a marginal to slight risk for severe weather with strong to damaging winds, hail, frequent lighting and heavy downpours leading to urban and poor drainage flooding as the main threats..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the severe weather and flood potential for Friday Morning into Friday Evening. Another more complete coordination message will be posted by 1130 AM Friday Morning. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion, Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook and SPC Day-2 Convective Outlook..

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

NWS Boston/Norton Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook:

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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