Tuesday Discussion : Nor’easter Looms for Wednesday

Today will be our last day to wrap up any outdoor projects, get those piles of leaves addressed, clear those storm drains, leaf peeps, get your pics now. etc etc.

Our first Bombogenesis of the season will occur Wed-Thur, a low pressure system off the Carolina coast will rapidly intensify as it heads NE towards to New England. The low pressure will drop from 1000MB on Wed AM to around 970MB just to our East on Thur AM.  This storm will track much closer than last weeks ocean storm, therefore our impacts will be much greater across the region, this storm will track into central Connecticut and Massachusetts, this will put our region into the bullseye for heavy rain and wind…

Timeline

  • Rain moves in from SW to NE between 5-10PM Wed Night
  • Winds begin to increase between 1-4PM Wed
  • Worst of the Nor Easter: 9pm Wednesday – 9am Thursday
  • Winds increasing to near peak on Thur AM
    • Wind Gusts- 40-60MPH
    • Sustained Winds-20-40MPH
  • Rainfall- 1-3″ (locally 4″+)

Potential Impacts

Localized flooding and power outages, keep in mind that ALOT of leaves will be stripped from the trees so keep a close eye on storm drains. Due to a dry fall, widespread flooding is not expected.

Storm will be slow mover, winds of this magnitude for 24 hours will likely cause potentially widespread power outages. Stay Tuned for more Updates.

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