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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.



Local Storm Report



01/27/2015 1229 am

Yarmouth, Barnstable County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m61 mph, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




01/27/2015 1229 am

Yarmouth, Barnstable County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m61 mph, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




01/27/2015 1229 am

Yarmouth, Barnstable County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m61 mph, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




01/27/2015 0300 am

Sandwich, Barnstable County.

Flood, reported by amateur radio.


            Boardwalk Road closed due to coastal floodong




01/27/2015 0319 am

Sandwich, Barnstable County.

Flood, reported by amateur radio.


            Sandwich Harbor flooded




01/27/2015 0325 am

Barnstable, Barnstable County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m63 mph, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




01/27/2015 1229 am

Yarmouth, Barnstable County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m61 mph, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




01/27/2015 0515 am

Wellfleet, Barnstable County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m65 mph, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




01/27/2015 0515 am

Wellfleet, Barnstable County.

High sust winds m52 mph, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




01/27/2015 0530 am

Sandwich, Barnstable County.

Coastal flood, reported by amateur radio.


            Route 6a by scorton creek flooded and becoming
            impassable




01/27/2015 0534 am

Orleans, Barnstable County.

Coastal flood, reported by amateur radio.


            Route 28 with coastal flooding... breached by Pleasant
            Bay Rd.




01/27/2015 0538 am

Sandwich, Barnstable County.

Coastal flood, reported by amateur radio.


            River St flooded up to the door on a truck.




01/27/2015 0550 am

Sandwich, Barnstable County.

Coastal flood, reported by amateur radio.


            One foot of water on Jones Lane... ankle deep water in
            the rear of the police dept... 2 feet of water on Willow
            St.




01/27/2015 0601 am

Sandwich, Barnstable County.

Coastal flood, reported by amateur radio.


            Several houses flooded on Freeman Ave.




01/27/2015 0620 am

Eastham, Barnstable County.

Coastal flood, reported by amateur radio.


            Route 6 in The Fort hill area flooded and impassable
            due to coastal flooding.




01/27/2015 0621 am

East Falmouth, Barnstable County.

High sust winds m44 mph, reported by none.





01/27/2015 0656 am

Yarmouth, Barnstable County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m58 mph, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




01/27/2015 0300 am

Sandwich, Barnstable County.

Flood, reported by amateur radio.


            Boardwalk Road closed due to coastal floodong




01/27/2015 0319 am

Sandwich, Barnstable County.

Flood, reported by amateur radio.


            Sandwich Harbor flooded




01/27/2015 0325 am

Barnstable, Barnstable County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m63 mph, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




01/27/2015 1229 am

Yarmouth, Barnstable County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m61 mph, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio




01/27/2015 1229 am

Yarmouth, Barnstable County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m61 mph, reported by ham radio.


            Ham radio


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 8:03 AM EST on January 28, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 24
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
   Manchester 19.0 1143 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
   glasonbury 12.0 846 am 1/27 ham radio
   Southington 11.2 835 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Somers 11.0 820 am 1/27 ham radio
   Avon 10.0 652 PM 1/27 dept of highways
   Windsor 10.0 850 am 1/27 ham radio
   Enfield 9.7 841 am 1/27 ham radio
   Granby 9.0 842 am 1/27 ham radio
   Hartland 8.5 1120 am 1/27 trained spotter
   East Farmington heig 8.0 1110 am 1/27 trained spotter
   East Granby 8.0 653 PM 1/27 dept of highways
   1 WNW Windsor Locks 7.8 1200 am 1/28 Airport
   New Britain city 6.0 847 am 1/27 ham radio
   North Granby 4.5 336 PM 1/27 trained spotter

... Tolland County...
   Staffordville 23.0 901 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Tolland 21.5 713 am 1/28 trained spotter
   Columbia 16.5 212 PM 1/27 none
   Stafford Springs 16.5 332 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Somers 16.4 607 am 1/28 trained spotter
   Coventry 15.0 448 am 1/28 trained spotter
   Union 15.0 225 PM 1/27 dept of highways
   Vernon 14.8 227 PM 1/27 dept of highways
   Ellington 14.0 1111 am 1/27 ham radio
   Bolton 13.5 1120 am 1/27 ham radio

... 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
   Dayville 23.0 156 PM 1/27 general public
   Hampton 22.5 1016 am 1/27 coop observer
   Danielson 22.3 1050 am 1/27 ham radio
   Pomfret Center 22.0 758 am 1/28 none
   South Killingly 21.0 1226 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Pomfret 20.0 1116 am 1/27 ham radio
   Ashford 18.5 1219 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Plainfield 15.0 917 am 1/27 ham radio

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
   West Yarmouth 24.0 250 PM 1/27 ham radio
   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
   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 23.1 805 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Acushnet 22.2 605 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   New Bedford 21.0 808 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Taunton 20.8 700 am 1/28 NWS office
   Mansfield 19.8 548 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   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
   South Dartmouth 17.5 921 am 1/27 ham radio
   north Acushnet 16.0 806 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
   Edgartown 16.0 905 am 1/27 co-op observer

... 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
   Topsfield 26.5 630 am 1/28 trained spotter
   Haverhill 25.6 1159 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Nahant 25.0 923 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
   Danvers 21.5 221 PM 1/27 ham radio

... Franklin County...
   Northfield 7.2 240 PM 1/27 none
   Leyden 5.5 819 am 1/27 ham radio
   Ashfield 5.0 828 am 1/27 none
   Heath 5.0 412 PM 1/27 none
   Shelburne Falls 4.0 820 am 1/27 social media

... Hampden County...
   Wales 16.0 810 PM 1/27 broadcast media
   Ludlow 14.0 729 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   East Longmeadow 12.5 1206 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Longmeadow 12.0 1215 PM 1/27 none
   Agawam 10.9 1100 am 1/27 cwo
   Hampden 10.5 919 am 1/27 ham radio
   Springfield 7.3 930 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Westfield 6.8 222 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Southwick 4.5 108 PM 1/27 none
   Holyoke 4.0 816 am 1/27 ham radio

... Hampshire County...
   Ware 8.0 840 am 1/27 broadcast media
   Westhampton 6.2 113 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Amherst 6.0 430 PM 1/27 none

... Middlesex County...
   Hudson 36.0 400 PM 1/27 general public
   North Billerica 34.0 1146 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   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
   Lowell 33.0 952 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Tyngsboro 32.8 711 am 1/28 general public
   North Chelmsford 32.5 813 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Dunstable 32.0 330 PM 1/27 none
   Winchester 30.0 530 am 1/28 trained spotter
   Marlborough 29.5 152 PM 1/27 ham radio
   North Reading 29.0 825 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Wakefield 29.0 758 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Groton 29.0 449 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Lexington 27.8 558 am 1/28 general public
   Dracut 27.2 532 PM 1/27 general public
   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
   Natick 25.5 745 am 1/28 trained spotter
   West Newton 25.0 1240 am 1/28 general public
   Bedford 25.0 1021 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Ayer 24.0 1054 am 1/27 ham radio
   Woburn 24.0 302 am 1/28 trained spotter
   Melrose 23.0 841 PM 1/27 general public
   Sudbury 23.0 245 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Wilmington 23.0 1032 am 1/27 general public
   wesford 22.5 145 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Somerville 22.3 308 am 1/28 general public
   Stow 22.0 255 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Townsend 21.6 528 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Concord 21.5 1108 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Holliston 21.5 618 PM 1/27 ham radio
   reading 21.5 220 PM 1/27 ham radio
   North Woburn 21.0 115 PM 1/27 none
   Newton 20.0 953 am 1/27 ham radio
   Wayland 20.0 428 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Burlington 19.5 805 am 1/27 ham radio
   Sherborn 19.4 857 am 1/27 ham radio
   Stoneham 17.0 849 am 1/27 ham radio
   Medford 15.0 1034 am 1/27 ham radio
   Medfield 12.5 1108 am 1/27 ham radio
   Malden 12.0 820 am 1/27 social media

... 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
   Blue Hills 25.5 100 PM 1/27 co-op observer
   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 23.0 1003 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
   Needham Heights 21.0 312 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Norfolk 20.0 1251 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Sherborn 19.4 907 am 1/27 ham radio
   Medfield 19.0 430 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Cohasset 18.3 235 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   west Walpole 18.0 1107 am 1/27 ham radio
   Stoughton 17.0 429 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Millis 16.5 620 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Holbrook 16.0 832 am 1/27 ham radio
   Dover 14.0 825 am 1/27 ham radio

... Plymouth County...
   Plymouth 30.7 1139 PM 1/27 general public
   Kingston 28.0 526 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Hanover 24.0 736 PM 1/27 general public
   Marshfield 24.0 238 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   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
   Brockton 22.0 1135 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   West Wareham 21.5 230 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Carver 21.3 900 PM 1/27 NWS employee
   Hanson 20.0 605 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Halifax 13.8 959 am 1/27 none
   Bridgewater 12.5 954 am 1/27 ham radio

... Suffolk County...
   South Boston 31.0 100 am 1/28 trained spotter
   Boston 26.0 300 PM 1/27 none
   1 N East Boston 24.6 700 am 1/28 Airport
   Winthrop 24.6 700 am 1/28 none
   Chelsea 20.0 854 am 1/27 ham radio
   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
   3 WNW Worcester 34.5 1200 am 1/28 Airport
   Clinton 34.1 419 PM 1/27 general public
   West Boylston 33.5 730 PM 1/27 cocorahs
   Worcester 32.0 421 PM 1/27 none
   Holden 32.0 546 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Upton 31.5 754 am 1/28 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
   Northborough 29.3 217 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
   Lancaster 28.5 302 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Boylston 28.0 534 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Leicester 27.0 222 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Northboro 27.0 1217 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Harvard 27.0 910 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Berlin 26.5 1102 am 1/27 general public
   Bolton 26.0 318 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Grafton 25.0 1042 am 1/27 ham radio
   Rochdale 24.0 1041 am 1/27 ham radio
   North Worcester 24.0 914 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Douglas 24.0 312 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Mendon 23.0 249 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Southbridge 22.3 700 am 1/28 trained spotter
   southboro 22.1 1133 am 1/27 ham radio
   Milbury 21.0 856 am 1/27 ham radio
   Northbridge 19.0 844 am 1/27 ham radio
   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
   Barre 11.0 910 am 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 19.1 1200 am 1/28 Airport
   Greene 18.0 351 PM 1/27 trained spotter

... Newport County...
   Tiverton 19.0 807 PM 1/27 ham radio
   Middletown 16.0 738 PM 1/27 trained spotter
   Portsmouth 15.0 820 am 1/27 social media
   Little Compton 13.0 835 am 1/27 trained spotter

... Providence County...
   Burrillville 28.5 731 am 1/28 general public
   west Glocester 25.6 714 am 1/28 trained spotter
   Glendale 23.5 254 PM 1/27 ham radio
   North Foster 20.7 546 PM 1/27 co-op observer
   Providence/north pro 18.5 709 am 1/28 general public
   Smithfield 18.0 913 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 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 16.0 1208 am 1/28 final
   Hopkinton 14.5 203 PM 1/27 none
   Saunderstown 12.0 1145 am 1/27 general public
   Richmond 11.0 834 am 1/27 ham radio


***********************peak wind gust***********************

Location Max wind time/date comments
                        gust of
                         mph measurement

Massachusetts

... Anz250...
   8 SSE Bass Rocks 67 804 am 1/27 buoy 44029

... Barnstable County...
   Chatham 75 926 am 1/27 chh upper air
   Centerville 72 915 am 1/27 trained spotter
   South Dennis 64 1240 PM 1/27 emergency manager
   East Falmouth 47 455 PM 1/27 trained spotter

... Essex County...
   Rockport 64 1253 PM 1/27 media

... Nantucket County...
   Nantucket 56 924 am 1/27 nos ntkm3

... Plymouth County...
   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

... Worcester County...
   Northborough 52 220 PM 1/27 trained spotter

Rhode Island

... Newport County...
   Middletown 48 740 PM 1/27 trained spotter


***********************sustained wind***********************

Location wind

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