Storm Coordination Message #1 – Heavy Rainfall/Flood Potential – Wednesday Evening 3/6/24-Thursday 3/7/24

Hello to all…

..Heavy Rainfall and potential flooding for portions of Southern New England for Wednesday Night into Thursday aggravating already wet antecedent conditions..
..A Flood Watch is now in effect from Wednesday Afternoon into Thursday Evening for Bristol and Plymouth Counties of Massachusetts and all of Rhode Island except for Block Island RI for at least 1-3″ of rainfall with higher amounts over 3″. The recent wet antecedent conditions and additional heavy rainfall can result in flooding of urban and poor drainage areas, rivers and streams. The Flood Watch area could be expanded in future updates..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor the heavy rainfall and flood potential for Wednesday Afternoon into Thursday Evening. A more complete coordination message will be posted by 11 PM Tuesday Evening. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion, Flood Watch Statement and Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook..

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

NWS Boston/Norton Flood Watch Statement:

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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