Western Hampshire Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Record Report
Statement as of 1:13 am EST on January 28, 2015

record event report National Weather Service Taunton MA 0110 am EST Wed Jan 28th 2015

...Record daily maximum snowfall set at Worcester MA...

A record snowfall of 31.9 inches was set at Worcester MA On Jan 27th. This breaks the old record of 11.0 set in 2011.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 11:07 PM EST on January 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