Storm Coordination Message #1 – Tuesday 1/16/24 Accumulating Snow/Wintry Mix Event

Hello to all…

..A storm system will move south of Southern New England bringing accumulating snow to portions of interior Southern New England with accumulating snow and some mixed precipitation to the I-95 corridor for Tuesday. The Tuesday Morning commute will have slippery travel and the evening commute could have at least some slippery travel impacts as well..
..A Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect through 7 PM Tuesday Evening for Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden, Northern Worcester and Northern Middlesex Counties of Massachusetts for 2-5″ of snow and slippery travel conditions. A Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect through 7 PM Tuesday Evening for Northern Connecticut, Providence, Kent Counties Rhode Island, Southern Worcester, Norfolk, Essex, Suffolk, Central and Southeast Middlesex Counties of Massachusetts for 1-3″ of snow and the potential for snow mixing with and changing to sleet and freezing rain for a light glaze of ice after the morning commute. Areas outside of the advisory will receive a coating to 2″ of snow with precip mixing with sleet and freezing rain then changing to rain..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor for snow total reports, precipitation type changeover and any hazardous impacts from icing. A few Amateur Radio call-up nets could be utilized during the day Tuesday for snowfall total reports and precipitation type updates. This will be the only coordination message on this storm unless a significant change to the situation occurs and time allows for an update. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion, Winter Weather Advisory Statement/Snowfall Map and Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook..

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

NWS Boston/Norton Winter Weather Advisory Statement/Snowfall Map:

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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