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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
SPOTTER REPORTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
729 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           22.0   448 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
   AVON                  10.0   652 PM  1/27  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   EAST GRANBY            8.0   653 PM  1/27  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   1 WNW WINDSOR LOCKS    7.5   100 PM  1/27  AIRPORT
   NORTH GRANBY           4.5   336 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...TOLLAND COUNTY...
   STAFFORDVILLE         20.0   148 PM  1/27  CO-OP OBSERVER
   COLUMBIA              16.5   212 PM  1/27  NONE
   STAFFORD SPRINGS      16.5   332 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SOMERS                15.2   421 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              14.5   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
   MOOSUP                25.0  1220 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   EAST KILLINGLY        24.2   418 PM  1/27  NONE
   SOUTH KILLINGLY       21.0  1226 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   ASHFORD               18.5  1219 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO

MASSACHUSETTS

...BARNSTABLE COUNTY...
   WEST YARMOUTH         24.0   250 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   EAST FALMOUTH         23.5   452 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   CENTERVILLE           21.0   700 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WEST HARWICH          19.5   401 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   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            22.4   706 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
   NORTH ATTLEBORO       18.9   306 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORTH DIGHTON         18.4   558 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

...ESSEX COUNTY...
   METHUEN               31.2   600 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   IPSWICH               28.0   600 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SWAMPSCOTT            27.1   707 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   SALEM                 24.0   345 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   PEABODY               24.0   207 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NAHANT                24.0   445 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   GLOUCESTER            23.0   453 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MARBLEHEAD            22.0   546 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   TOPSFIELD             22.0   343 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   ANDOVER               22.0   626 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   DANVERS               21.5   221 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   ROCKPORT              18.7   447 PM  1/27  MEDIA

...FRANKLIN COUNTY...
   NORTHFIELD             7.2   240 PM  1/27  NONE
   HEATH                  5.0   412 PM  1/27  NONE

...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
   WESTFIELD              6.8   222 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SOUTHWICK              4.5   108 PM  1/27  NONE

...HAMPSHIRE COUNTY...
   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...
   LITTLETON             34.0   600 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   FRAMINGHAM            33.5   540 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   ACTON                 33.0   655 PM  1/27  NONE
   CHELMSFORD            32.6   658 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   TYNGSBORO             32.5   540 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   DUNSTABLE             32.0   330 PM  1/27  NONE
   LOWELL                31.0   408 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   WESTFORD              30.0  1236 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MARLBOROUGH           29.5   152 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   GROTON                29.0   449 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   HUDSON                28.0   215 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NORTH CHELMSFORD      28.0  1257 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   DRACUT                27.2   532 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   NORTH READING         27.0   109 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   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
   WAKEFIELD             25.5   224 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NATICK                23.0   459 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   SUDBURY               23.0   245 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   BEDFORD               23.0   139 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WEST NEWTON           22.5   214 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   WESFORD               22.5   145 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   STOW                  22.0   255 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   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
   READING               21.5   220 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   MELROSE               21.0   434 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   NORTH WOBURN          21.0   115 PM  1/27  NONE
   WINCHESTER            21.0  1242 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WAYLAND               20.0   428 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO

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

...NORFOLK COUNTY...
   SHARON                30.5   545 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
   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
   WRENTHAM              22.0  1249 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   MILTON                21.2   426 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NEEDHAM HEIGHTS       21.0   312 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   QUINCY                20.0   235 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   NORFOLK               20.0  1251 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SOUTH WEYMOUTH        19.0   426 PM  1/27  MEDIA
   MEDFIELD              19.0   430 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   COHASSET              18.3   235 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   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
   PLYMOUTH              28.0   441 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   MARSHFIELD            24.0   238 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   PEMBROKE              23.0   432 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   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
   HANSON                20.0   605 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   CARVER                19.4   400 PM  1/27  NWS EMPLOYEE

...SUFFOLK COUNTY...
   SOUTH BOSTON          27.0   700 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   BOSTON                26.0   300 PM  1/27  NONE
   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...
   LUNENBURG             36.0   717 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   AUBURN                35.0   427 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   CLINTON               34.1   419 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   WORCESTER             32.0   421 PM  1/27  NONE
   HOLDEN                32.0   546 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   3 WNW WORCESTER       31.0   303 PM  1/27  AIRPORT
   WHITINSVILLE          30.0   503 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   FITCHBURG             30.0   305 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MILFORD               29.5   710 PM  1/27  NONE
   NORTHBOROUGH          29.3   217 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   STERLING              29.3   352 PM  1/27  NONE
   LEOMINSTER            29.0   437 PM  1/27  NONE
   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
   BOYLSTON              28.0   534 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
   HARVARD               27.0   257 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   BOLTON                26.0   318 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   DOUGLAS               24.0   312 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MENDON                23.0   249 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SOUTHBORO             22.1  1133 AM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   SOUTHBRIDGE           20.0   700 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   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
   ASHBURNHAM            10.0   426 PM  1/27  CO-OP OBSERVER
   ROYALSTON              9.2   613 PM  1/27  NONE
   GARDNER                9.0   430 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

RHODE ISLAND

...KENT COUNTY...
   WEST WARWICK          18.5   317 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   2 NNW WARWICK         18.5   700 PM  1/27  AIRPORT
   GREENE                18.0   351 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...PROVIDENCE COUNTY...
   BURRILLVILLE          26.5   357 PM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC
   WEST GLOCESTER        24.4   321 PM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   GLENDALE              23.5   254 PM  1/27  HAM RADIO
   NORTH FOSTER          20.7   546 PM  1/27  CO-OP OBSERVER
   SMITHFIELD            18.0   627 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       13.0  1158 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...WASHINGTON COUNTY...
   WESTERLY (SE)         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
   HOPKINTON             14.5   203 PM  1/27  NONE
   SAUNDERSTOWN          12.0  1145 AM  1/27  GENERAL PUBLIC

***********************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



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