Massachusetts (Central Middlesex County/MAZ005)
U.S. Lower 48 States

Watches Warnings Advisories



Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Central Middlesex County (MAZ005) Massachusetts Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Special Weather Statement Special Weather Statement - Central Middlesex County (Massachusetts)


Updated:Mon 19-Aug-19 10:49am EDT
Effective:Mon 19-Aug-19 10:49am EDT
Expires:Mon 19-Aug-19 02:00pm EDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Observed
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Central Middlesex County; Eastern Essex; Eastern Franklin; Eastern Hampden; Eastern Hampshire; Eastern Norfolk; Northern Worcester; Northwest Middlesex County; Southeast Middlesex; Southern Worcester; Suffolk; Western Essex; Western Franklin; Western Hampden; Western Hampshire; Western Norfolk
 
Message summary: ...a few strong thunderstorms possible this afternoon/evening...
A few strong thunderstorms are possible between roughly 3 pm and 9 pm this afternoon and evening across northern connecticut, northwest rhode island and northern massachusetts possibly eastward into the city of boston. The main threats are strong to damaging winds and very heavy rainfall with localized street/highway flooding. The threat for strong storms diminishes across southeast massachusetts into most of rhode island.
...view the complete message
 

Heat Advisory Heat Advisory - Central Middlesex County (Massachusetts)


Updated:Mon 19-Aug-19 10:39am EDT
Effective:Mon 19-Aug-19 11:00am EDT
Expires:Mon 19-Aug-19 08:00pm EDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Central Middlesex County; Eastern Hampden; Northern Bristol; Southeast Middlesex; Western Norfolk; Western Plymouth
 
Instructions: A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sunshine, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Take extra precautions, if you work or spend time outside. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency, call 9 1 1.

Message summary: ...heat advisory remains in effect until 8 pm edt this evening...
* heat index values...up to 95 due to temperatures in the upper 80s, and dewpoints around 70.
* timing...this afternoon.
* impacts...the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure. Heat illness is also possible for those in non air-conditioned locations. Prolonged heat is most dangerous for young children and the elderly. Car temperatures can reach lethal temperatures in minutes.
* location...the springfield to hartford corridor and vicinity.
...view the complete message

Icon Legend: Icon key
Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone MAZ005





National Weather Hazards
This map displays active watch, warnings, advisories and short term forecasts in the lower 48 US states.



SPC Activity Chart
Showing a 1 hour radar loop, the current Day1 convective outlook, and all active watches/warnings (updated every 15 min.) - click on the image to go to the SPC Hourly Mesoscale Analysis site Watch boxes inRED are Tornado Watches
Watch boxes inBLUEare Severe TS Watches