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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
SPOTTER REPORTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1107 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL OBSERVATIONS TAKEN DURING THE PAST 22
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
   WETHERSFIELD          12.5   650 PM  1/27  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   EAST GRANBY            8.0   653 PM  1/27  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   1 WNW WINDSOR LOCKS    7.5   700 PM  1/27  AIRPORT
   NORTH GRANBY           4.5   336 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...TOLLAND COUNTY...
   STAFFORDVILLE         23.0   901 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   TOLLAND               20.0   807 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   STAFFORD SPRINGS      16.5   332 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SOMERS                15.2   421 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   COVENTRY              14.5   719 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...WINDHAM COUNTY...
   THOMPSON              33.5   647 PM  1/27  MEDIA
   PUTNAM                30.0   650 PM  1/27  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   EAST KILLINGLY        24.2   418 PM  1/27  NONE

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
   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
   BREWSTER              14.0   308 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...BRISTOL COUNTY...
   EAST FREETOWN         26.0   458 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   508 PM  1/27  NONE
   MANSFIELD             19.8   548 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   TAUNTON               19.3   648 PM  1/27  NWS OFFICE
   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
   NORTH ACUSHNET        16.0   806 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...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
   NAHANT                25.0   923 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   TOPSFIELD             24.5   922 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

...FRANKLIN COUNTY...
   HEATH                  5.0   412 PM  1/27  NONE

...HAMPDEN COUNTY...
   WALES                 16.0   810 PM  1/27  BROADCAST MEDIA
   LUDLOW                14.0   729 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...MIDDLESEX COUNTY...
   HUDSON                36.0   400 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   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
   DRACUT                33.0   952 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   TYNGSBORO             32.5   540 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   NORTH CHELMSFORD      32.5   813 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   DUNSTABLE             32.0   330 PM  1/27  NONE
   LOWELL                31.0   410 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NORTH READING         29.0   825 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WAKEFIELD             29.0   758 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WINCHESTER            29.0   804 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   GROTON                29.0   449 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   PEPPERELL             26.5   513 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   TEWKSBURY             25.6   603 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   BEDFORD               25.0  1021 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NATICK                23.0   459 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   MELROSE               23.0   841 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   SOMERVILLE            21.7   315 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   TOWNSEND              21.6   528 PM  1/27  NONE
   HOLLISTON             21.5   618 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   WAYLAND               20.0   428 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...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
   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              22.3   713 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   FOXBORO               22.0   624 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORWOOD               22.0   623 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NEEDHAM HEIGHTS       21.0   312 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MEDFIELD              19.0   430 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   STOUGHTON             17.0   429 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   MILLIS                16.5   620 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...PLYMOUTH COUNTY...
   KINGSTON              28.0   526 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   HANOVER               24.0   736 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   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
   CARVER                21.3   900 PM  1/27  NWS EMPLOYEE
   HANSON                20.0   605 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...PROVIDENCE COUNTY...
   RANDOLPH              23.0  1003 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...SUFFOLK COUNTY...
   SOUTH BOSTON          29.0   900 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   1 N EAST BOSTON       23.3   700 PM  1/27  AIRPORT
   WINTHROP              23.3   700 PM  1/27  NONE
   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
   CLINTON               34.1   419 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   WORCESTER             33.5   809 PM  1/27  CWO
   WEST BOYLSTON         33.5   730 PM  1/27  COCORAHS
   3 WNW WORCESTER       33.5   825 PM  1/27  AIRPORT...RECORD
   HOLDEN                32.0   546 PM  1/27  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
   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
   BOYLSTON              28.0   534 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   BOLTON                26.0   318 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORTH WORCESTER       24.0   914 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   DOUGLAS               24.0   312 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SOUTHBRIDGE           20.0   700 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WESTMINSTER           15.0   617 PM  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         18.5   700 PM  1/27  AIRPORT
   GREENE                18.0   351 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...NEWPORT COUNTY...
   TIVERTON              19.0   807 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO

...PROVIDENCE COUNTY...
   BURRILLVILLE          26.5   357 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   WEST GLOCESTER        24.4   321 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NORTH FOSTER          20.7   546 PM  1/27  CO-OP OBSERVER
   SMITHFIELD            18.0   913 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   CRANSTON              17.0   338 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   PROVIDENCE            17.0   913 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   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       15.0   430 PM  1/27  NONE


***********************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
   CENTERVILLE             72   915 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SAGAMORE                70   313 AM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   WELLFLEET               65   515 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   BARNSTABLE              63   325 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   2 NW CHATHAM            59   249 AM  1/27  ASOS
   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

...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
   3 S VINEYARD HAVEN      66   149 AM  1/27  ASOS

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

...NANTUCKET COUNTY...
   2 ESE NANTUCKET         76   535 AM  1/27  ASOS

...NORFOLK COUNTY...
   MILTON                  51   547 AM  1/27  COOP OBSERVER
   3 SSW MILTON            49   132 AM  1/27  ASOS

...PLYMOUTH COUNTY...
   HUMAROCK                74   553 AM  1/27  BROADCAST MEDIA
   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
   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
   3 WNW WORCESTER         55   752 AM  1/27  ASOS
   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

...KENT COUNTY...
   2 NNW WARWICK           49   431 AM  1/27  ASOS

...NEWPORT COUNTY...
   NEWPORT                 53   612 AM  1/27  NOS NWPR1
   4 NE NEWPORT            53   432 AM  1/27  ASOS
   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

...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
   2 NE HYANNIS            45   957 AM  1/27  ASOS
   EAST FALMOUTH           44   621 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   CENTERVILLE             44   915 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   2 NW CHATHAM            33   728 AM  1/27  ASOS

...BRISTOL COUNTY...
   3 NW NEW BEDFORD        35   152 AM  1/27  ASOS

...DUKES COUNTY...
   3 S VINEYARD HAVEN      46   435 AM  1/27  ASOS

...ESSEX COUNTY...
   ROCKPORT                44   733 AM  1/27  MEDIA
   5 WNW BEVERLY           33   343 PM  1/27  ASOS

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

...NORFOLK COUNTY...
   3 SSW MILTON            32   355 AM  1/27  ASOS

...PLYMOUTH COUNTY...
   4 SW PLYMOUTH           47   225 AM  1/27  ASOS

...SUFFOLK COUNTY...
   1 N EAST BOSTON         32   541 AM  1/27  ASOS

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

RHODE ISLAND

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

...KENT COUNTY...
   2 NNW WARWICK           38   441 AM  1/27  ASOS

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

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

$$

KAB/WS/EVT



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