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Another Day Of Downpours and Hail

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    It seems like New England is getting a lot of thunderstorms, with heavy rain and hail lately. Many rainbows too. We can thank a seemingly endless cool pool aloft, known as an upper level low in the world of weather jargon. And there is no end in sight. We get a brief warm up for Memorial Day, but the upper low will be back Tuesday and for the rest of May. So we will end up with plenty more thunderstorms and hail right into June. June 1st is the beginning of Meteorological summer time. But there are signs that we get only a brief warm up the first couple days of June before the possibility of a record cold outbreak here by June 5-8. June 1st is also the beginning of Hurricane season. We may have a tropical system moving out of the Caribbean Sea, into our deepening eastern trough at the same time. That will be interesting.

    Here are photos shared on twitter by former NECN Technical Director DJ Stuart in Weare NH.
    DJ's Twitter Feed is @NHWoodsGirl

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    Leaves Shredded from trees by hail
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    After the same storm passed through Nashua New Hampshire the sun came out before the rain ended.

    @LittleWoo33 shared this Double Rainbow on her twitter feed.

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    Below are storm reports gathered by The National Weather service and Storm Spotters.

    From: kd1cy@comcast
    Sent: Sunday, May 25, 2014 7:08 PM
    To: nearesmedia
    Subject: Amateur Radio SKYWARN Reports Through 710 PM

    Hello to all..

    ..Severe Thunderstorms with large hail over portions of Central Massachusetts, Northeast Connecticut and Rhode Island..
    ..Pictures will be made available later today..

    110 PM: Plainville, CT: Pea Sized Hail
    114 PM: Bristol, CT: Pea Sized Hail lasting 5 minutes
    147 PM: Leicester, MA: 1/4"-Nickel Hail covering the ground
    150 PM: Leicester, MA: 1.00" Hail
    151 PM: Worcester, MA: 1/4-1/2" hail covering the ground - Farmington Avenue
    153 PM: Auburn, MA: 1/4" Hail
    209 PM: Charlton, MA: 1.00" Hail
    215 PM: Pomfret, CT: Pea Sized Hail
    220 PM: Spencer, MA: 3/4" hail
    227 PM: Charlton, MA: Pea Sized Hail
    230 PM: Charlton, MA: Pea Sized to 1" Hail
    241 PM: Dudley, MA: Half-Dollar Sized Hail
    249 PM: Richmond, RI: 1" Hail (Size Range of 1/4-1" hail)
    249 PM: Woodstock, CT: 3/4-1" diameter Hail (multiple reports)
    255 PM: Jaffrey, NH: Pea Sized Hail
    315 PM: Griswold, CT: Hail Ranging up to Golf Ball Sized. Hail covered the roadway of I-395 with hail with slick conditions. (Pics available later today of hail upto 1". Spotter was unable to get bigger hailstones since he was driving)
    325 PM: Jewitt City, CT: Golf Ball Sized Hail covering the ground. Motorcycle rider injured in the area of I-395 and Rte 138. (Pics available later today)
    334 PM: Fitchburg, MA: Pea Sized Hail
    338 PM: Fitchburg, MA: Pea Sized Hail (second report)
    400 PM: Lancaster, MA: 1/4" Hail lasting 10 minutes
    535 PM: Weare, NH: 1" Hail (Hail ranging from 1/4-1" in diameter)
    613 PM: Milford, NH: 1/4-1/2" hail lasting 10-15 minutes
    702 PM: Groton, MA: Pea Sized Hail

    Regards,

    Rob Macedo (KD1CY)
    ARES SKYWARN Coordinator for NWS Taunton Massachusetts

    PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
    536 PM EDT SUN MAY 25 2014

    ..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
    ..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
                ..REMARKS..

    0533 PM     HAIL             1 SW HOPKINTON          43.18N  71.69W
    05/25/2014  M1.75 INCH       MERRIMACK          NH   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

                CONCORD FIRE REPORTED AN AMBULANCE PARKED UNDER A
                BRIDGE... SAW GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL... APRROXIMATELY WHERE
                ROUTE 9 AND 202 BECOME THE SAME ROAD

    BROWN

    PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
    711 PM EDT SUN MAY 25 2014

    ..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
    ..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
                ..REMARKS..

    0143 PM     HAIL             LEICESTER               42.25N  71.90W
    05/25/2014  M0.88 INCH       WORCESTER          MA   TRAINED SPOTTER

                NICKEL SIZE HAIL.

    0150 PM     HAIL             LEICESTER               42.25N  71.90W
    05/25/2014  M1.00 INCH       WORCESTER          MA   AMATEUR RADIO

                QUARTER SIZE HAIL

    0206 PM     HAIL             CHARLTON                42.13N  71.97W
    05/25/2014  M1.00 INCH       WORCESTER          MA   AMATEUR RADIO

                QUARTER SIZE HAIL REPORTED AT CHARLTON SERVICE AREA ON
                MASS PIKE.

    0220 PM     HAIL             SPENCER                 42.24N  71.99W
    05/25/2014  M0.75 INCH       WORCESTER          MA   AMATEUR RADIO

                DIME SIZE HAIL REPORTED.

    0230 PM     HAIL             DUDLEY                  42.05N  71.93W
    05/25/2014  M1.25 INCH       WORCESTER          MA   AMATEUR RADIO

                HALF-DOLLAR SIZE HAIL REPORTED.

    0230 PM     HAIL             CHARLTON                42.13N  71.97W
    05/25/2014  M1.00 INCH       WORCESTER          MA   AMATEUR RADIO

                QUARTER SIZE HAIL REPORTED IN SOUTHERN PART OF
                CHARLTON.

    0246 PM     HAIL             WOODSTOCK               41.95N  71.98W
    05/25/2014  M1.00 INCH       WINDHAM            CT   TRAINED SPOTTER

                DIME SIZE HAIL REPORTED AT 246 PM. NICKEL TO QUARTER
                SIZE HAIL REPORTED AT 249 PM.

    0249 PM     HAIL             RICHMOND                41.50N  71.63W
    05/25/2014  M1.00 INCH       WASHINGTON         RI   AMATEUR RADIO

                HAM RADIO

    0253 PM     HAIL             BROOKLYN                41.78N  71.95W
    05/25/2014  M0.88 INCH       WINDHAM            CT   AMATEUR RADIO

                DIME TO NICKEL SIZE HAIL LASTED 15 MINUTES.

    0310 PM     HAIL             ASHBURNHAM              42.63N  71.90W
    05/25/2014  M0.75 INCH       WORCESTER          MA   AMATEUR RADIO

                DIME SIZE HAIL REPORTED.

    0535 PM     HAIL             WEARE                   43.10N  71.73W
    05/25/2014  M1.00 INCH       HILLSBOROUGH       NH   AMATEUR RADIO

                HAIL COVERED GROUND AND CAUSED SMALL DENTS IN OWNERS
                CARS.

    0605 PM     HAIL             NEW BOSTON              42.97N  71.68W
    05/25/2014  M0.88 INCH       HILLSBOROUGH       NH   COCORAHS

    0625 PM     HAIL             AMHERST                 42.87N  71.62W
    05/25/2014  M1.00 INCH       HILLSBOROUGH       NH   PUBLIC

    0630 PM     HAIL             BROOKLINE               42.73N  71.67W
    05/25/2014  M0.75 INCH       HILLSBOROUGH       NH   PUBLIC

    0702 PM     HAIL             PEPPERELL               42.67N  71.59W
    05/25/2014  M1.00 INCH       MIDDLESEX          MA   TRAINED SPOTTER

    RLG

    And while we are here.. A Hurricane formed in the eastern Pacific Ocean May 24, 2014.
    By May 25th... Hurricane Amanda Powered to Category 4 with 150 mph sustained winds.
    It is expected to dissipate almost as quickly over the open ocean well south of the Baja Peninsula.

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