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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...FINAL
SPOTTER REPORTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1230 PM EST MON JAN 19 2015

THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL OBSERVATIONS TAKEN DURING THE PAST
24 HOURS FOR THE STORM THAT HAS BEEN AFFECTING OUR REGION. A COLD
FRONT APPROACHED SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND FROM THE WEST EARLY ON SUNDAY
JANUARY 18 WHILE A WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE LIFTED NORTH FROM THE
MID-ATLANTIC COAST. MULTIPLE HAZARDS WERE REALIZED IN THE FORM OF
FREEZING RAIN...RAIN AND WIND. AHEAD OF THESE SYSTEMS STRONG
SOUTHERLY WINDS BLEW WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS FELT SUNDAY EVENING
ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST. THE WINDS BROUGHT UNSEASONABLE WARMTH TO MUCH
OF THE REGION ON SUNDAY BUT COLD AIR WAS DIFFICULT TO SCOUR OUT
ALONG AND TO THE NORTH AND WEST OF THE I-95 CORRIDOR THROUGH
MASSACHUSETTS...RHODE ISLAND AND CONNECTICUT WHERE FREEZING RAIN
FELL AT THE ONSET SUNDAY MORNING. SEE THE LOCAL STORM REPORT FOR
NUMEROUS ENTRIES OF DAMGE DUE TO THE FREEZING RAIN.

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 ICE***********************

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

CONNECTICUT

...HARTFORD COUNTY...
   SOUTHINGTON           0.12   823 PM  1/18  TRAINED SPOTTER
   1 WNW WINDSOR LOCKS   0.10   100 PM  1/18  AIRPORT

MASSACHUSETTS

...HAMPDEN COUNTY...
   WESTFIELD             0.12  1100 PM  1/18  MEDIA


********************STORM TOTAL RAINFALL********************

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

CONNECTICUT

...HARTFORD COUNTY...
   MANCHESTER            1.56   359 AM  1/19  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SOUTHINGTON           1.43   833 AM  1/19  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SOUTH WINDSOR         1.40  1137 PM  1/18  TRAINED SPOTTER
   1 WNW WINDSOR LOCKS   1.32   700 AM  1/19  ASOS
   WETHERSFIELD          1.30   756 PM  1/18  HAM RADIO
   3 SE HARTFORD         1.22   700 AM  1/19  ASOS

...TOLLAND COUNTY...
   ANDOVER               1.50  1051 AM  1/19  TRAINED SPOTTER
   STAFFORDVILLE         1.37   700 AM  1/19  CO-OP OBSERVER

MASSACHUSETTS

...FRANKLIN COUNTY...
   GREENFIELD            2.00   700 AM  1/19  CO-OP OBSERVER
   SUNDERLAND            1.58   700 AM  1/19  CO-OP OBSERVER
   2 SE ORANGE           1.45   700 AM  1/19  ASOS

...HAMPDEN COUNTY...
   2 ENE WESTFIELD       1.79   700 AM  1/19  ASOS
   AGAWAM                1.49  1159 PM  1/18  TRAINED SPOTTER
   CHICOPEE              1.39   700 AM  1/19  CEF ASOS

...HAMPSHIRE COUNTY...
   WORTHINGTON CENTER    1.56   700 AM  1/19  CO-OP OBSERVER
   AMHERST               1.51   700 AM  1/19  CO-OP OBSERVER

...WORCESTER COUNTY...
   3 WNW WORCESTER       1.30   700 AM  1/19  ASOS
   ASHBURNHAM            1.23   700 AM  1/19  CO-OP OBSERVER


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

LOCATION             MAX WIND     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS
                        GUST            OF
                         MPH    MEASUREMENT

MASSACHUSETTS

...NANTUCKET COUNTY...
   2 ESE NANTUCKET         53   947 PM  1/18  ASOS

...NORFOLK COUNTY...
   3 SSW MILTON            50   935 PM  1/18  MQE ASOS
   BLUE HILLS              49   849 PM  1/18  AMATEUR RADIO

...SUFFOLK COUNTY...
   1 SSW CHARLESTOWN       46   804 PM  1/18  AMATEUR RADIO

RHODE ISLAND

...ANZ236...
   1 SSW NAYATT            53   812 PM  1/18  CPTR1 MESONET


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

LOCATION                 WIND     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS
                        SPEED           OF
                         MPH    MEASUREMENT

MASSACHUSETTS

...ANZ232...
   10 N FISHERS LANDING    31   950 PM  1/18  BUOY 44020

...ANZ235...
   6 WSW CUTTYHUNK         33   700 PM  1/18  BUOY BUZM3

...ANZ251...
   8 NNE MINOT             31   950 PM  1/18  BUOY 44013

...BRISTOL COUNTY...
   3 NW NEW BEDFORD        31   900 PM  1/18  ASOS

...NANTUCKET COUNTY...
   2 ESE NANTUCKET         39   948 PM  1/18  ASOS
   NANTUCKET               33   954 PM  1/18  NTKM3 MESONET

...NORFOLK COUNTY...
   3 SSW MILTON            36   939 PM  1/18  MQE ASOS

RHODE ISLAND

...ANZ236...
   1 SSW NAYATT            43   830 PM  1/18  CPTR1 MESONET
   3 ENE KIEFER PARK       31   812 PM  1/18  QPTR1 MESONET
   3 SSE FOXES HILL        31   748 PM  1/18  FOXR1 MESONET

...KENT COUNTY...
   2 NNW WARWICK           31   840 PM  1/18  TF GREEN ARPT

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KAB



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