Storm Coordination Message #1 – Wednesday 4/3/24-Thursday 4/4/24 Multi-faceted Coastal Storm Hazards

Hello to all…

..Multi-faceted coastal storm will affect the region Wednesday into Thursday with the greatest impact timeframe Wednesday Night into Thursday. The coastal storm will bring higher elevation heavy wet snow and some ice to portions of western and northern Massachusetts along with potential for tree and power line damage with power outages, renewed heavy rainfall with river, stream, urban and poor drainage flood potential, strong to damaging winds and coastal flood potential in east and south coastal New England..
..A Winter Storm Watch is now in effect from Wednesday Morning through Thursday Evening for Western Hampshire and Western Franklin Counties of Massachusetts for 7″ or more of snow, around 0.10″ of icing and wind gusts of 50-60 MPH. The combination of strong wind gusts, wet snow and icing could lead to scattered pockets of tree and power line damage and power outages..
..Additional watches, warnings and advisories are likely in future updates..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation with Amateur Radio Call-Up Nets are likely for this multi-faceted coastal storm. Pictures and videos of storm damage and flooding can be sent as a reply to this message, via out WX1BOX Facebook and Twitter social media feeds or to the email address with credit given to the spotter unless otherwise indicated. Another more complete coordination message will be posted by 11 AM Tuesday Morning. Below is the NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion, Winter Storm Watch Statement with Snowfall Maps and Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook..

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

NWS Boston/Norton Winter Storm Watch Statement & Snowfall Maps:

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
Email Address:
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