Post Storm Coordination Message #1 – Monday 9/11/23 Flash Flood Event

Hello to all…

..Significant flash flooding with rainfall amounts of 4-8″ and higher amounts over 9″ occurred in portions of Southern New England with a more widespread 1-3″ of rainfall over the region. Some of the hardest hit communities include Leominster, North Attleboro, Attleboro, Lincoln RI, Smithfield, RI, Cumberland RI but other communities received significant impacts..
..Pictures and videos of flooding and flood related damage can be sent as a reply to this email, via our WX1BOX Facebook/Twitter feeds and to the email address with credit given to the spotter unless otherwise indicated..
..Additional heavy rainfall/flooding and isolated severe weather threat is possible Wednesday Afternoon/Evening. Details will be posted in a coordination message this Tuesday Evening..
..Hurricane Lee will not have any impacts on the region until late Friday Night at the earliest and into this weekend. It remains too soon to determine what, if any, direct impacts Hurricane Lee will have on the area. Depending on the forecast track and possible impacts of Lee, coordination messages on Lee will start some time between Tuesday Night and Thursday Morning..
..Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Public Information Statement, Local Storm Report and WX1BOX Amateur Radio/non-Amateur Radio SKYWARN Log of reports received to on the 9/11/23 Flash Flood event..

NWS Boston/Norton Public Information Statement – Rainfall Reports – Will be Updated Again Later this Morning:

NWS Boston/Norton Local Storm Report:

WX1BOX Amateur Radio/Non-Amateur Radio Spotter Log:

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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