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Post Storm Coordination Message #1 – November 26th Major Winter Storm for New Hampshire and Northern and Western Massachusetts Hilltowns

Hello to all..

..Happy Thanksgiving to all SKYWARN Spotters and Amateur Radio Operators..
..Major Winter Storm blankets Southern New Hampshire and Western Massachusetts with 5-10″ of snow with higher amounts up to 13″. In New Hampshire, widespread tree and power line damage has occurred in Central and Southern parts of the state with over 200,000 people without power. In Northern and far western Massachusetts in the higher elevation and hill towns scattered tree and power line damage and scattered power outages have occurred with about 17000 without power per WEMCO and approximately 18000 without power per National Grid mostly in the Northern Massachusetts area..
..Lower elevation locations in interior Western, Central and Northeast Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut had 1-3″ of snow with isolated higher amounts in some locations that are up at 400-600 foot levels..
..Southeast New England sustained wind gusts of greater than 45 MPH and isolated pockets of tree and wire damage along with 1.5-2.5″ of rain from this storm system..
..Post storm damage pictures during Thanksgiving morning if it is safe to do so and without getting in the way of public safety or utility companies over Southern New Hampshire and Northern and Western Massachusetts will be helpful to understand the extent of damage for state, federal emergency management officials, the National Weather Service offices of Taunton MA and Gray Maine. Credit will be given to the spotter for providing the pictures.. Read more [+]

Winter Storm Warning for Woronoco, MA

Winter Storm Warning for Woronoco, MA

Winter Storm Warning Issued November 26 At 1:35pm Est Until November 27 At 7:00am Est By Nws Boston

…Heavy Snow For Northwest Massachusetts And Southwest New Hampshire…

…Winter Storm Warning Remains In Effect Until 7 Am Est Thursday…

* Locations…Western And Central Massachusetts Including Southern New Hampshire…

* Hazard Types…Heavy Snow.

* Accumulations…Snow Accumulation Of 8 To 12 Inches.

* Timing…Heaviest Snow Falls From About 1 Pm To 8 Pm With Snowfall Rates Of 1 To 2 Inches Per Hour Likely.

* Impacts…This Storm Will Significantly Impact Holiday Travel Making Driving Dangerous At Times. Visibilities In Heavy Snow Expected To Be Significantly Reduced To One Quarter Mile Or Less At Times.

* Uncertainty…Greatest Risk For Heavy Snow Is Along And Northwest Of A Line From Springfield Massachusetts Northeast To Fitchburg To Manchester New Hampshire.

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=42.151lon=-72.815

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Winter Storm Warning!

4:10 AM EST on November 25, 2014

…Winter Storm Warning in effect from 7 am Wednesday to 10 am
EST Thursday…

The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for heavy snowfall…which is in effect from 7 am
Wednesday to 10 am EST Thursday.
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