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***EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS ARES PLACED ON STAND-BY FOR ALL AREAS DUE TO THE POSSIBILITY OF MOBILIZATION STARTING AT 8 PM ET SUNDAY LASTING THROUGH AT LEAST 9 AM TUESDAY MORNING DUE TO MAJOR STORM THAT IS ONGOING AND CAUSING SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IN PORTIONS OF THE EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS SECTION AS WELL AS BROUGHT POCKETS OF WIND DAMAGE TO THE EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS SECTION***
***OTHER AREAS SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THIS SITUATION FOR ANY SIGNIFCANT CHANGES***
***SKYWARN ACTIVATION WITH OPS AT NWS TAUNTON CONTINUES UNTIL 12 AM ET MONDAY AND WILL TEMPORARILY SECURE AND THEN RECOMMENCE AT 6 AM ET MONDAY***
A significant coastal storm continues to affect the region with significant river, stream and urban flooding. Secondarily, the storm has brought down pockets of trees and power lines across portions of the Eastern Massachusetts section. Due to the significant flooding and pockets of wind damage that has been reported, we are placing Eastern Massachusetts ARES in stand-by mode from 8 PM ET Sunday Evening through at least 9 AM Tuesday Morning in the event that support is requested by our served agencies. There have been numerous reports of significant flooding which has included evacuation of apartment complexes. Winds to near hurricane force on Cape Cod and the Islands and wind gusts to 50 MPH or more have occurred in the Eastern Massachusetts section. While winds have temporarily subsided, another round of strong to damaging winds are expected on Monday