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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
SPOTTER REPORTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
345 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL OBSERVATIONS TAKEN DURING THE PAST 18
HOURS FOR THE STORM THAT HAS BEEN AFFECTING OUR REGION. APPRECIATION
IS EXTENDED TO SKYWARN SPOTTERS...COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...MEDIA AND
HIGHWAY DEPARTMENTS FOR THESE REPORTS. THIS SUMMARY IS ALSO AVAILABLE
ON OUR HOME PAGE AT WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON

********************STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL********************

LOCATION          STORM TOTAL     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS
                     SNOWFALL           OF
                     /INCHES/   MEASUREMENT

CONNECTICUT

...HARTFORD COUNTY...
   MARLBOROUGH           21.5   922 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MANCHESTER            17.5  1006 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NEWINGTON             15.0  1231 PM  1/27  NONE
   WEST HARTFORD         13.0  1132 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   FARMINGTON            12.3   100 PM  1/27  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   GLASONBURY            12.0   846 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SOUTHINGTON           11.2   835 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SOMERS                11.0   820 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   AVON                  10.0   234 PM  1/27  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   WINDSOR               10.0   850 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   ENFIELD                9.7   841 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   WETHERSFIELD           9.0   851 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   GRANBY                 9.0   842 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   HARTLAND               8.5  1120 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   EAST FARMINGTON HEIG   8.0  1110 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   EAST GRANBY            8.0   236 PM  1/27  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   1 WNW WINDSOR LOCKS    7.5   100 PM  1/27  AIRPORT
   NEW BRITAIN CITY       6.0   847 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORTH GRANBY           4.5   336 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...TOLLAND COUNTY...
   STAFFORDVILLE         20.0   148 PM  1/27  CO-OP OBSERVER
   TOLLAND               19.5  1110 AM  1/27  NONE
   COLUMBIA              16.5   212 PM  1/27  NONE
   STAFFORD SPRINGS      16.5   332 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   UNION                 15.0   225 PM  1/27  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   VERNON                14.8   227 PM  1/27  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   COVENTRY              14.0   933 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   ELLINGTON             14.0  1111 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   BOLTON                13.5  1120 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SOMERS                13.5  1215 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...WINDHAM COUNTY...
   THOMPSON              30.5   233 PM  1/27  MEDIA
   MOOSUP                25.0  1220 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   HAMPTON               22.5  1016 AM  1/27  COOP OBSERVER
   DANIELSON             22.3  1117 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   PUTNAM                21.5  1225 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SOUTH KILLINGLY       21.0  1226 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   POMFRET               20.0  1116 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   ASHFORD               18.5  1219 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   PLAINFIELD            15.0   917 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO

MASSACHUSETTS

...BARNSTABLE COUNTY...
   WEST YARMOUTH         24.0   250 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   CENTERVILLE           18.0   102 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WELLFLEET             17.5   136 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   EAST FALMOUTH         17.0  1254 PM  1/27  NONE
   SOUTH DENNIS          13.2   749 AM  1/27  EMERGENCY MANAGER
   WEST HARWICH          12.5  1230 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...BRISTOL COUNTY...
   EAST FREETOWN         25.5   225 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SOMERSET              24.0  1235 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORTH ATTLEBORO       18.9   306 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NEW BEDFORD           18.0   848 AM  1/27  NONE
   TAUNTON               17.8   100 PM  1/27  NWS OFFICE
   SOUTH DARTMOUTH       17.5   921 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   MANSFIELD             16.8  1112 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   FAIRHAVEN             14.5   931 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   WEST ACUSHNET         14.3  1229 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   FALL RIVER            13.2   913 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...DUKES COUNTY...
   OAK BLUFFS            27.0   237 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   EDGARTOWN             16.0   905 AM  1/27  CO-OP OBSERVER

...ESSEX COUNTY...
   IPSWICH               26.0   230 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   PEABODY               24.0   207 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NAHANT                23.0   239 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   DANVERS               21.5   221 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   TOPSFIELD             19.0  1212 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   METHUEN               19.0   904 AM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   SWAMPSCOTT            18.9   100 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   GEORGETOWN            18.5   928 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   ROCKPORT              16.5  1253 PM  1/27  MEDIA
   SALEM                 16.0  1030 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   ANDOVER               15.0  1119 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NEWBURYPORT           13.0   746 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   GLOUCESTER            12.5   850 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   LYNN                  11.5   750 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...FRANKLIN COUNTY...
   NORTHFIELD             7.2   240 PM  1/27  NONE
   LEYDEN                 5.5   819 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   ASHFIELD               5.0   828 AM  1/27  NONE
   SHELBURNE FALLS        4.0   820 AM  1/27  SOCIAL MEDIA
   HEATH                  3.9   135 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...HAMPDEN COUNTY...
   EAST LONGMEADOW       12.5  1206 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   LUDLOW                12.0   208 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   LONGMEADOW            12.0  1215 PM  1/27  NONE
   WALES                 12.0   820 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   AGAWAM                10.9  1100 AM  1/27  CWO
   HAMPDEN               10.5   919 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SPRINGFIELD            7.3   930 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WESTFIELD              6.8   222 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SOUTHWICK              4.5   108 PM  1/27  NONE
   HOLYOKE                4.0   816 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...HAMPSHIRE COUNTY...
   WARE                   8.0   840 AM  1/27  BROADCAST MEDIA
   SOUTH HADLEY           6.2   217 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WESTHAMPTON            6.2   113 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   AMHERST                6.0   130 PM  1/27  NONE

...MIDDLESEX COUNTY...
   FRAMINGHAM            31.5   301 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   CHELMSFORD            30.2   320 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   WESTFORD              30.0  1236 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MARLBOROUGH           29.5   152 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   TYNGSBORO             29.0   114 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   ACTON                 28.8  1250 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   LITTLETON             28.4   118 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   HUDSON                28.0   215 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   LOWELL                28.0   117 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORTH CHELMSFORD      28.0  1257 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   GROTON                27.6   316 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORTH READING         27.0   109 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   ASHBY                 27.0  1229 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   BILLERICA             26.0   232 PM  1/27  MEDIA
   WAKEFIELD             25.5   224 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   AYER                  24.0  1054 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SUDBURY               23.0   245 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   PEPPERELL             23.0  1214 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   BEDFORD               23.0   139 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WILMINGTON            23.0  1032 AM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   WEST NEWTON           22.5   214 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   WESFORD               22.5   145 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   TEWKSBURY             22.4  1159 AM  1/27  NONE
   STOW                  22.0   144 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   READING               21.5   220 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORTH WOBURN          21.0   115 PM  1/27  NONE
   WINCHESTER            21.0  1242 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   DRACUT                20.1   800 AM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   NEWTON                20.0   953 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SOMERVILLE            19.9  1200 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   WAYLAND               19.5   304 PM  1/27  MEDIA
   BURLINGTON            19.5   805 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SHERBORN              19.4   857 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NATICK                19.0  1020 AM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   MELROSE               17.0  1205 PM  1/27  NONE
   STONEHAM              17.0   849 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   TOWNSEND              15.6   946 AM  1/27  NONE
   MEDFORD               15.0  1034 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   MALDEN                13.0  1126 AM  1/27  NONE
   MEDFIELD              12.5  1108 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...NORFOLK COUNTY...
   BLUE HILLS            25.5   100 PM  1/27  CO-OP OBSERVER
   WEYMOUTH              22.0  1252 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   WRENTHAM              22.0  1249 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NEEDHAM HEIGHTS       21.0   312 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   RANDOLPH              20.3   205 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   QUINCY                20.0   235 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   NORFOLK               20.0  1251 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORWOOD               19.5   305 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SHERBORN              19.4   907 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   MILTON                19.2  1036 AM  1/27  COOP OBSERVER
   FOXBORO               19.0   307 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   DOVER                 18.5   308 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   COHASSET              18.3   235 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WEST WALPOLE          18.0  1031 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   HOLBROOK              16.0   832 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   MILLIS                15.7  1243 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   STOUGHTON             14.5  1246 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   WALPOLE               14.0  1027 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...PLYMOUTH COUNTY...
   MARSHFIELD            24.0   238 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   PLYMOUTH              23.8   110 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   HANOVER               23.0   317 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   WEST WAREHAM          21.5   230 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   ROCKLAND              20.0   255 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   PEMBROKE              20.0  1222 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   KINGSTON              16.0   849 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   HANSON                15.5  1216 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   HALIFAX               13.8   959 AM  1/27  NONE
   BRIDGEWATER           12.5   954 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   BROCKTON              12.0   745 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...SUFFOLK COUNTY...
   BOSTON                26.0   300 PM  1/27  NONE
   SOUTH BOSTON          24.0   245 PM  1/27  NONE
   1 N EAST BOSTON       20.8   100 PM  1/27  AIRPORT
   WINTHROP              20.8   100 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   CHELSEA               20.0   854 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...WORCESTER COUNTY...
   LUNENBURG             33.1   311 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   AUBURN                32.5   205 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   3 WNW WORCESTER       31.0   303 PM  1/27  AIRPORT
   FITCHBURG             30.0   305 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   CLINTON               29.5   155 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   NORTHBOROUGH          29.3   217 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   LANCASTER             28.5   302 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SHREWSBURY            28.4   324 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   UPTON                 28.0   240 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   LEICESTER             27.0   222 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORTH GRAFTON         27.0   218 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NORTHBORO             27.0  1217 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   MILFORD               27.0   228 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   HARVARD               27.0   257 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   STERLING              26.5   210 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   BERLIN                26.5  1102 AM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   BOLTON                26.0   318 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   WORCESTER             25.0   941 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   LEOMINSTER            25.0  1040 AM  1/27  NONE
   GRAFTON               25.0  1042 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   BOYLSTON              24.5   115 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   ROCHDALE              24.0  1041 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   DOUGLAS               24.0   312 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MENDON                23.0   249 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SPENCER               22.3   926 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SOUTHBORO             22.1  1133 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   MILBURY               21.0   856 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   WHITINSVILLE          20.2   825 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NORTHBRIDGE           19.0   844 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   OAKHAM                18.0   301 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SOUTHBRIDGE           16.8   256 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   WESTMINSTER           14.0   916 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   HUBBARDSTON           13.0   223 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   BARRE                 11.0   910 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   ASHBURNHAM             9.0   156 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO

RHODE ISLAND

...KENT COUNTY...
   WEST WARWICK          18.5   317 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   2 NNW WARWICK         17.3   100 PM  1/27  AIRPORT
   GREENE                17.0   223 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...NEWPORT COUNTY...
   MIDDLETOWN            16.0  1017 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   PORTSMOUTH            15.0   820 AM  1/27  SOCIAL MEDIA
   LITTLE COMPTON        13.0   835 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...PROVIDENCE COUNTY...
   WEST GLOCESTER        24.4   321 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   GLENDALE              23.5   254 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   BURRILLVILLE          23.0  1148 AM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   NORTH FOSTER          18.5  1025 AM  1/27  CO-OP OBSERVER
   CUMBERLAND            18.0   213 PM  1/27  NWS EMPLOYEE
   N. CIMBERLAND         18.0  1221 PM  1/27  NONE
   CRANSTON              17.0   338 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   SMITHFIELD            16.0   936 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORTH PROVIDENCE      16.0  1215 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   PROVIDENCE            15.0   201 PM  1/27  MEDIA
   EAST PROVIDENCE       13.0  1158 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   N. CUMBERLAND         12.0   755 AM  1/27  NONE

...WASHINGTON COUNTY...
   HOPKINTON             14.5   203 PM  1/27  NONE
   WESTERLY              13.3  1048 AM  1/27  NONE
   NORTH KINGSTOWN       12.2   852 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SAUNDERSTOWN          12.0  1145 AM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   RICHMOND              11.0   834 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO


***********************PEAK WIND GUST***********************

LOCATION             MAX WIND     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS
                        GUST            OF
                         MPH    MEASUREMENT

MASSACHUSETTS

...ANZ235...
   6 WSW CUTTYHUNK         62   200 AM  1/27  BUOY BUZM3

...ANZ250...
   8 SSE BASS ROCKS        67   804 AM  1/27  BUOY 44029

...ANZ251...
   8 NNE MINOT             64   450 AM  1/27  BUOY 44013

...BARNSTABLE COUNTY...
   CHATHAM                 75   926 AM  1/27  CHH UPPER AIR
   SAGAMORE                70   313 AM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   WELLFLEET               65   515 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   BARNSTABLE              63   325 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   YARMOUTH                61  1229 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   EAST FALMOUTH           56   621 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SOUTH DENNIS            55   312 AM  1/27  EMERGENCY MANAGER
   BOURNE                  54   623 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   WEST CHATHAM            50   100 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...BRISTOL COUNTY...
   FAIRHAVEN               64   340 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   FALL RIVER              55   506 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...DUKES COUNTY...
   AQUINNAH                74   712 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   EDGARTOWN               67   641 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   OAK BLUFFS              60  1224 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...ESSEX COUNTY...
   ROCKPORT                64  1253 PM  1/27  MEDIA
   GLOUCESTER              42   448 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...NANTUCKET COUNTY...
   NANTUCKET               78  1244 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   2 ESE NANTUCKET         76   535 AM  1/27  ASOS

...NORFOLK COUNTY...
   MILTON                  51   547 AM  1/27  COOP OBSERVER

...PLYMOUTH COUNTY...
   HUMAROCK                74   553 AM  1/27  BROADCAST MEDIA
   PLYMOUTH                72  1039 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MARSHFIELD              61  1110 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SCITUATE                58   251 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORWELL                 50   236 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...WORCESTER COUNTY...
   NORTH MILFORD           57   412 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NORTHBOROUGH            52   220 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

RHODE ISLAND

...ANZ236...
   3 ENE KIEFER PARK       54   454 AM  1/27  NOS QPTR1
   1 SSW NAYATT            53   454 AM  1/27  NOS CPTR1

...NEWPORT COUNTY...
   NEWPORT                 53   612 AM  1/27  NOS NWPR1
   MIDDLETOWN              50   130 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...WASHINGTON COUNTY...
   NARRAGANSETT            51   357 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO


***********************SUSTAINED WIND***********************

LOCATION                 WIND     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS
                        SPEED           OF
                         MPH    MEASUREMENT

MASSACHUSETTS

...ANZ235...
   6 WSW CUTTYHUNK         53   100 AM  1/27  BUOY BUZM3

...ANZ250...
   8 SSE BASS ROCKS        54   204 AM  1/27  BUOY 44029

...ANZ251...
   8 NNE MINOT             47   450 AM  1/27  BUOY 44013

...BARNSTABLE COUNTY...
   WELLFLEET               52   515 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   EAST FALMOUTH           44   621 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...BRISTOL COUNTY...
   FALL RIVER              38  1242 AM  1/27  NOS BLTM3

...ESSEX COUNTY...
   ROCKPORT                44   733 AM  1/27  MEDIA

...NANTUCKET COUNTY...
   2 ESE NANTUCKET         59   609 AM  1/27  ASOS
   NANTUCKET               40  1006 AM  1/27  NOS NTKM3

RHODE ISLAND

...ANZ236...
   1 SSW NAYATT            44   430 AM  1/27  NOS CPTR1
   3 ENE KIEFER PARK       39   812 AM  1/27  NOS QPTR1

...NEWPORT COUNTY...
   NEWPORT                 39   542 AM  1/27  NOS NWPR1

...WASHINGTON COUNTY...
   NARRAGANSETT            37   900 AM  1/27  POTTERS COVE NAXR1

$$

KAB


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