Storm Coordination Message #1 – Monday 9/18/23-Early Tuesday Morning 9/19/23 – Flood and Severe Weather Potential

Hello to all…

..Heavy Rainfall this Monday through early Tuesday Morning could lead to flooding issues in portions of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Central and Eastern Massachusetts, particularly if heavy rain tracks into area hit hard by heavy rainfall last week..
..A Flood Watch is in effect through late Monday Night for Northern Connecticut, Rhode Island, Eastern Hampden County through Central and Eastern Massachusetts except for Cape Cod and the Islands. Widespread 1-3″ rainfall is expected in the flood watch area with isolated locations or a band of locations potentially having 3″+ of rainfall. This rainfall combined with prior wet conditions and rainfall can lead to urban, poor drainage, small river and stream flooding..
..The threat of severe weather is low but will also monitor any thunderstorm development for an isolated strong to severe thunderstorm with strong to damaging winds as a secondary threat for Monday Evening..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor for rain gauge, flooding, and any wind damage reports this Monday through early Tuesday Morning. This will be the only coordination messages as we move to operations mode. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Flood Watch Statement, Area Forecast Discussion and Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook..

NWS Boston/Norton Flood Watch Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

NWS Boston/Norton Enhanced Hazardous Weather 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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