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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
SPOTTER REPORTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
803 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL OBSERVATIONS TAKEN DURING THE PAST 24
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           22.0   448 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MANCHESTER            19.0  1143 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NEWINGTON             15.0  1231 PM  1/27  NONE
   WEST HARTFORD         13.0  1132 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   WETHERSFIELD          12.5   650 PM  1/27  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   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   652 PM  1/27  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   WINDSOR               10.0   850 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   ENFIELD                9.7   841 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   653 PM  1/27  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   1 WNW WINDSOR LOCKS    7.8  1200 AM  1/28  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         23.0   901 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   TOLLAND               21.5   713 AM  1/28  TRAINED SPOTTER
   COLUMBIA              16.5   212 PM  1/27  NONE
   STAFFORD SPRINGS      16.5   332 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SOMERS                16.4   607 AM  1/28  TRAINED SPOTTER
   COVENTRY              15.0   448 AM  1/28  TRAINED SPOTTER
   UNION                 15.0   225 PM  1/27  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   VERNON                14.8   227 PM  1/27  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   ELLINGTON             14.0  1111 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   BOLTON                13.5  1120 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...WINDHAM COUNTY...
   THOMPSON              33.5   647 PM  1/27  MEDIA
   PUTNAM                30.0   650 PM  1/27  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   MOOSUP                25.0  1220 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   EAST KILLINGLY        24.2   418 PM  1/27  NONE
   DAYVILLE              23.0   156 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   HAMPTON               22.5  1016 AM  1/27  COOP OBSERVER
   DANIELSON             22.3  1050 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   POMFRET CENTER        22.0   758 AM  1/28  NONE
   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 HARWICH          28.5   955 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   HYANNIS               27.0   748 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   EAST FALMOUTH         24.8  1000 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WEST YARMOUTH         24.0   250 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   HARWICH               23.0   749 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   CENTERVILLE           21.0   700 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SOUTH DENNIS          18.2   728 PM  1/27  EMERGENCY MANAGER
   ORLEANS               17.6   547 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WELLFLEET             17.5   136 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   BREWSTER              14.0   308 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...BRISTOL COUNTY...
   EAST FREETOWN         26.0   458 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SOMERSET              24.0  1235 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   FALL RIVER            23.1   805 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   ACUSHNET              22.2   605 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NEW BEDFORD           21.0   808 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   TAUNTON               20.8   700 AM  1/28  NWS OFFICE
   MANSFIELD             19.8   548 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   FAIRHAVEN             19.0   629 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORTH ATTLEBORO       18.9   306 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORTH DIGHTON         18.4   558 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SOUTH DARTMOUTH       17.5   921 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORTH ACUSHNET        16.0   806 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   WEST ACUSHNET         14.3  1229 PM  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...
   METHUEN               31.5   900 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   IPSWICH               28.0   600 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SWAMPSCOTT            27.1   707 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   PEABODY               27.0   819 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   GEORGETOWN            26.5   835 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   TOPSFIELD             26.5   630 AM  1/28  TRAINED SPOTTER
   HAVERHILL             25.6  1159 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NAHANT                25.0   923 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SALEM                 24.0   345 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   ROCKPORT              23.5   855 PM  1/27  MEDIA
   GLOUCESTER            23.0   453 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MARBLEHEAD            22.0   546 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   ANDOVER               22.0   626 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   DANVERS               21.5   221 PM  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
   HEATH                  5.0   412 PM  1/27  NONE
   SHELBURNE FALLS        4.0   820 AM  1/27  SOCIAL MEDIA

...HAMPDEN COUNTY...
   WALES                 16.0   810 PM  1/27  BROADCAST MEDIA
   LUDLOW                14.0   729 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   EAST LONGMEADOW       12.5  1206 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   LONGMEADOW            12.0  1215 PM  1/27  NONE
   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
   WESTHAMPTON            6.2   113 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   AMHERST                6.0   430 PM  1/27  NONE

...MIDDLESEX COUNTY...
   HUDSON                36.0   400 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   NORTH BILLERICA       34.0  1146 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   ACTON                 34.0  1014 PM  1/27  NONE
   LITTLETON             34.0   600 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   CHELMSFORD            33.8   925 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   FRAMINGHAM            33.5   540 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   WESTFORD              33.0  1004 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   LOWELL                33.0   952 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   TYNGSBORO             32.8   711 AM  1/28  GENERAL PUBLIC
   NORTH CHELMSFORD      32.5   813 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   DUNSTABLE             32.0   330 PM  1/27  NONE
   WINCHESTER            30.0   530 AM  1/28  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MARLBOROUGH           29.5   152 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORTH READING         29.0   825 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WAKEFIELD             29.0   758 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   GROTON                29.0   449 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   LEXINGTON             27.8   558 AM  1/28  GENERAL PUBLIC
   DRACUT                27.2   532 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   ASHBY                 27.0  1229 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   PEPPERELL             26.5   513 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   BILLERICA             26.0   232 PM  1/27  MEDIA
   TEWKSBURY             25.6   603 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NATICK                25.5   745 AM  1/28  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WEST NEWTON           25.0  1240 AM  1/28  GENERAL PUBLIC
   BEDFORD               25.0  1021 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   AYER                  24.0  1054 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   WOBURN                24.0   302 AM  1/28  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MELROSE               23.0   841 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   SUDBURY               23.0   245 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   WILMINGTON            23.0  1032 AM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   WESFORD               22.5   145 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SOMERVILLE            22.3   308 AM  1/28  GENERAL PUBLIC
   STOW                  22.0   255 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   TOWNSEND              21.6   528 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   CONCORD               21.5  1108 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   HOLLISTON             21.5   618 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   READING               21.5   220 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORTH WOBURN          21.0   115 PM  1/27  NONE
   NEWTON                20.0   953 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   WAYLAND               20.0   428 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   BURLINGTON            19.5   805 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SHERBORN              19.4   857 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   STONEHAM              17.0   849 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   MEDFORD               15.0  1034 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   MEDFIELD              12.5  1108 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   MALDEN                12.0   820 AM  1/27  SOCIAL MEDIA

...NANTUCKET COUNTY...
   NANTUCKET             12.0   411 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...NORFOLK COUNTY...
   MILTON                29.7   727 PM  1/27  COOP OBSERVER
   SHARON                29.0   546 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   BRAINTREE             26.0   407 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   BLUE HILLS            25.5   100 PM  1/27  CO-OP OBSERVER
   WALPOLE               24.6   619 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   QUINCY                24.5   840 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   SOUTH WEYMOUTH        24.0   907 PM  1/27  MEDIA
   WEYMOUTH              23.0   404 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   RANDOLPH              23.0  1003 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   FOXBORO               22.0   624 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORWOOD               22.0   623 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   WRENTHAM              22.0  1249 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NEEDHAM HEIGHTS       21.0   312 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NORFOLK               20.0  1251 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SHERBORN              19.4   907 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   MEDFIELD              19.0   430 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   COHASSET              18.3   235 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WEST WALPOLE          18.0  1107 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   STOUGHTON             17.0   429 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   MILLIS                16.5   620 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   HOLBROOK              16.0   832 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   DOVER                 14.0   825 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...PLYMOUTH COUNTY...
   PLYMOUTH              30.7  1139 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   KINGSTON              28.0   526 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   HANOVER               24.0   736 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   MARSHFIELD            24.0   238 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   HULL                  23.5   817 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   PEMBROKE              23.0   432 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   ROCKLAND              22.0   913 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   BROCKTON              22.0  1135 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WEST WAREHAM          21.5   230 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   CARVER                21.3   900 PM  1/27  NWS EMPLOYEE
   HANSON                20.0   605 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   HALIFAX               13.8   959 AM  1/27  NONE
   BRIDGEWATER           12.5   954 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...SUFFOLK COUNTY...
   SOUTH BOSTON          31.0   100 AM  1/28  TRAINED SPOTTER
   BOSTON                26.0   300 PM  1/27  NONE
   1 N EAST BOSTON       24.6   700 AM  1/28  AIRPORT
   WINTHROP              24.6   700 AM  1/28  NONE
   CHELSEA               20.0   854 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   BOSTON CITY           17.6   534 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...WORCESTER COUNTY...
   AUBURN                36.0   947 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   LUNENBURG             36.0   717 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   3 WNW WORCESTER       34.5  1200 AM  1/28  AIRPORT
   CLINTON               34.1   419 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   WEST BOYLSTON         33.5   730 PM  1/27  COCORAHS
   WORCESTER             32.0   421 PM  1/27  NONE
   HOLDEN                32.0   546 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   UPTON                 31.5   754 AM  1/28  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SHREWSBURY            30.9   740 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MILFORD               30.7   833 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WHITINSVILLE          30.0   503 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   FITCHBURG             30.0   305 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NORTHBOROUGH          29.3   217 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   STERLING              29.3   352 PM  1/27  NONE
   SPENCER               29.0   735 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NORTH GRAFTON         29.0   805 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   LEOMINSTER            29.0   437 PM  1/27  NONE
   LANCASTER             28.5   302 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   BOYLSTON              28.0   534 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   LEICESTER             27.0   222 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORTHBORO             27.0  1217 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   HARVARD               27.0   910 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   BERLIN                26.5  1102 AM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   BOLTON                26.0   318 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   GRAFTON               25.0  1042 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   ROCHDALE              24.0  1041 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORTH WORCESTER       24.0   914 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   DOUGLAS               24.0   312 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MENDON                23.0   249 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SOUTHBRIDGE           22.3   700 AM  1/28  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SOUTHBORO             22.1  1133 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   MILBURY               21.0   856 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORTHBRIDGE           19.0   844 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   OAKHAM                18.0   301 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   WESTMINSTER           15.0   617 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   HUBBARDSTON           13.0   223 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   BARRE                 11.0   910 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   ASHBURNHAM            10.0   426 PM  1/27  CO-OP OBSERVER

RHODE ISLAND

...KENT COUNTY...
   WEST WARWICK          20.5   954 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   2 NNW WARWICK         19.1  1200 AM  1/28  AIRPORT
   GREENE                18.0   351 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...NEWPORT COUNTY...
   TIVERTON              19.0   807 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   MIDDLETOWN            16.0   738 PM  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...
   BURRILLVILLE          28.5   731 AM  1/28  GENERAL PUBLIC
   WEST GLOCESTER        25.6   714 AM  1/28  TRAINED SPOTTER
   GLENDALE              23.5   254 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORTH FOSTER          20.7   546 PM  1/27  CO-OP OBSERVER
   PROVIDENCE/NORTH PRO  18.5   709 AM  1/28  GENERAL PUBLIC
   SMITHFIELD            18.0   913 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   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
   PROVIDENCE            17.0   622 PM  1/27  MEDIA
   NORTH PROVIDENCE      16.0  1215 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   1 W PROVIDENCE        15.5   509 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   PAWTUCKET             15.5   350 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   EAST PROVIDENCE       14.5   837 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...WASHINGTON COUNTY...
   WESTERLY              21.0   624 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   HOPE VALLEY           18.5   527 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NORTH KINGSTOWN       16.0  1208 AM  1/28  FINAL
   HOPKINTON             14.5   203 PM  1/27  NONE
   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

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

...BARNSTABLE COUNTY...
   CHATHAM                 75   926 AM  1/27  CHH UPPER AIR
   CENTERVILLE             72   915 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SOUTH DENNIS            64  1240 PM  1/27  EMERGENCY MANAGER
   EAST FALMOUTH           47   455 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...ESSEX COUNTY...
   ROCKPORT                64  1253 PM  1/27  MEDIA

...NANTUCKET COUNTY...
   NANTUCKET               56   924 AM  1/27  NOS NTKM3

...PLYMOUTH COUNTY...
   PLYMOUTH                72  1039 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   4 SW PLYMOUTH           65  1002 AM  1/27  ASOS
   MARSHFIELD              61  1110 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...WORCESTER COUNTY...
   NORTHBOROUGH            52   220 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

RHODE ISLAND

...NEWPORT COUNTY...
   MIDDLETOWN              48   740 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER


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

LOCATION                 WIND     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS
                        SPEED           OF
                         MPH    MEASUREMENT

MASSACHUSETTS

...BARNSTABLE COUNTY...
   2 NE HYANNIS            45   957 AM  1/27  ASOS
   CENTERVILLE             44   915 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   EAST FALMOUTH           28  1254 PM  1/27  NONE

...ESSEX COUNTY...
   ROCKPORT                41  1014 AM  1/27  MEDIA
   5 WNW BEVERLY           33   343 PM  1/27  ASOS

...NANTUCKET COUNTY...
   NANTUCKET               40  1006 AM  1/27  NOS NTKM3

...WORCESTER COUNTY...
   3 WNW WORCESTER         31  1141 AM  1/27  ASOS

RHODE ISLAND

...ANZ236...
   3 ENE KIEFER PARK       39   812 AM  1/27  NOS QPTR1

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

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