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  • First Warning Forecast

    Sun & wind today weekend storm on the way

    Sun & wind today weekend storm on the way

    Friday, November 17 2017 9:28 AM EST2017-11-17 14:28:48 GMT

    It's a chilly and blustery start this morning. Clouds will continue to decrease and today will be mostly sunny and windy as high pressure slowly builds in. 

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    It's a chilly and blustery start this morning. Clouds will continue to decrease and today will be mostly sunny and windy as high pressure slowly builds in. 

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    Windy, colder end to the week; another storm for the weekend

    Windy, colder end to the week; another storm for the weekend

    Thursday, November 16 2017 10:53 PM EST2017-11-17 03:53:35 GMT

    Increasing wind and falling temperatures overnight across western Mass. We've got a blustery, but bright end to our week, then another storm will bring round 2 of rain, wind and cold this weekend...

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    Increasing wind and falling temperatures overnight across western Mass. We've got a blustery, but bright end to our week, then another storm will bring round 2 of rain, wind and cold this weekend...

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    Rain rolling back in for Thursday and this weekend

    Rain rolling back in for Thursday and this weekend

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 11:20 PM EST2017-11-16 04:20:37 GMT

    Clouds continue to build ahead of our next weather system that will bring us a soggy Thursday. More rain is on the way later this weekend, followed by more wind and cold...

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    Clouds continue to build ahead of our next weather system that will bring us a soggy Thursday. More rain is on the way later this weekend, followed by more wind and cold...

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    Becoming more seasonable the next few days

    Becoming more seasonable the next few days

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 11:28 PM EST2017-11-15 04:28:56 GMT

    Clouds hang tough tonight, but will gradually break up through sunrise. Sunshine is back for Wednesday and we get a bit milder, then a cold front will bring light rain back to the area for Thursday...

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    Clouds hang tough tonight, but will gradually break up through sunrise. Sunshine is back for Wednesday and we get a bit milder, then a cold front will bring light rain back to the area for Thursday...

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    Staying chilly and gray through Tuesday

    Staying chilly and gray through Tuesday

    Monday, November 13 2017 6:10 PM EST2017-11-13 23:10:01 GMT

    Wet weather has moved out of the area for the most part, however areas of drizzle or a few flurries are possible tonight. Black ice may develop in the higher elevations where temperatures fall below freezing. Another cloudy, chilly day on the way for Tuesday...

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    Wet weather has moved out of the area for the most part, however areas of drizzle or a few flurries are possible tonight. Black ice may develop in the higher elevations where temperatures fall below freezing. Another cloudy, chilly day on the way for Tuesday...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Another chilly night tonight. Below normal temperatures to start the work week

    Another chilly night tonight. Below normal temperatures to start the work week

    Sunday, November 12 2017 8:26 PM EST2017-11-13 01:26:55 GMT

    After a slightly milder afternoon another chilly night is on the way but it will not be as cold as the last couple of nights. A weak disturbance will push through the region tomorrow with the chance for a shower. Below normal temperatures linger for much of the week.   An upper level disturbance will pass by tonight into tomorrow morning with the slight chance for a rain or snow shower as temps fall to near 30 degrees.  

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    After a slightly milder afternoon another chilly night is on the way but it will not be as cold as the last couple of nights. A weak disturbance will push through the region tomorrow with the chance for a shower. Below normal temperatures linger for much of the week.   An upper level disturbance will pass by tonight into tomorrow morning with the slight chance for a rain or snow shower as temps fall to near 30 degrees.  

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  • First Warning Weather

    A mix of sun and clouds to close out the weekend

    A mix of sun and clouds to close out the weekend

    Sunday, November 12 2017 8:11 AM EST2017-11-12 13:11:41 GMT

    It's another cold start this morning with temperatures starting out in the 20s. We did drop to 18 overnight as Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee. That tied the record low for the date, which was set back in 1976. We saw some cloud cover last night and that prevented temperatures from falling back even further.  We will see some clouds mixing with the sun this afternoon.  

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    It's another cold start this morning with temperatures starting out in the 20s. We did drop to 18 overnight as Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee. That tied the record low for the date, which was set back in 1976. We saw some cloud cover last night and that prevented temperatures from falling back even further.  We will see some clouds mixing with the sun this afternoon.  

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  • First Warning Forecast

    A Winter preview on tap for the next few days

    A Winter preview on tap for the next few days

    Thursday, November 9 2017 10:48 PM EST2017-11-10 03:48:46 GMT

    The coldest air of the season is on the way for Friday and Saturday! Bitter cold temps will be ushered into western Mass on a strong, gusty northwest wind... Wind Advisories have been issued...

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    The coldest air of the season is on the way for Friday and Saturday! Bitter cold temps will be ushered into western Mass on a strong, gusty northwest wind... Wind Advisories have been issued...

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    A cold, frosty night ahead followed by big cold to end the week

    A cold, frosty night ahead followed by big cold to end the week

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 8:08 PM EST2017-11-09 01:08:58 GMT

    Skies continue to clear out this evening and overnight we will get very cold, dropping into the low 20s for the morning commute! We have a seasonable Thursday with some sun, then brutal cold arrives to end the week...

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    Skies continue to clear out this evening and overnight we will get very cold, dropping into the low 20s for the morning commute! We have a seasonable Thursday with some sun, then brutal cold arrives to end the week...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Many see their first snowflakes of the season in western Mass

    Many see their first snowflakes of the season in western Mass

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 10:46 PM EST2017-11-08 03:46:17 GMT

    Rain and snow showers are ending, but clouds should linger through dawn. Temps fall to near freezing by the morning, then we have a sunny, seasonably chilly Wednesday on the way...

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    Rain and snow showers are ending, but clouds should linger through dawn. Temps fall to near freezing by the morning, then we have a sunny, seasonably chilly Wednesday on the way...

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    Back to seasonable Tuesday, but brief Arctic air on the way

    Back to seasonable Tuesday, but brief Arctic air on the way

    Monday, November 6 2017 10:44 PM EST2017-11-07 03:44:01 GMT

    Behind a cold front, cooler temperatures return tonight and linger this week-but it is right where we should be for early November. A brief, but brutal shot of Arctic air rolls in for the end of the week...

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    Behind a cold front, cooler temperatures return tonight and linger this week-but it is right where we should be for early November. A brief, but brutal shot of Arctic air rolls in for the end of the week...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Temperatures rising overnight. A mild but wet start to the work week

    Temperatures rising overnight. A mild but wet start to the work week

    Sunday, November 5 2017 8:28 PM EST2017-11-06 01:28:52 GMT

    A warm front will slowly lift to the north, bringing mild temperatures but also the chance for showers tonight and tomorrow. Behind the cold front much cooler air will work into the region.   There is the chance for a few scattered showers this evening and overnight but any showers will be light.  

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    A warm front will slowly lift to the north, bringing mild temperatures but also the chance for showers tonight and tomorrow. Behind the cold front much cooler air will work into the region.   There is the chance for a few scattered showers this evening and overnight but any showers will be light.  

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Unseasonably warm temps linger to end the week

    Unseasonably warm temps linger to end the week

    Thursday, November 2 2017 10:55 PM EDT2017-11-03 02:55:56 GMT

    Staying mild and mainly dry tonight, but it will feel a bit muggy with developing fog. Our weather stays warm Friday, but we turn cooler this weekend...

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    Staying mild and mainly dry tonight, but it will feel a bit muggy with developing fog. Our weather stays warm Friday, but we turn cooler this weekend...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Typical November day today, but we are warming up

    Typical November day today, but we are warming up

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 10:56 PM EDT2017-11-02 02:56:18 GMT

    We ushered in November in stereotypical fashion with temps in the 40s, cloudy skies and showers... however, warmer temperatures are on the way for the end of the week...

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    We ushered in November in stereotypical fashion with temps in the 40s, cloudy skies and showers... however, warmer temperatures are on the way for the end of the week...

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  • First Warning Weather

    A frosty start to November

    A frosty start to November

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-11-01 01:19:51 GMT

    We've got a cold, frosty start in the morning followed by a cloudier, cool November 1st. Temperatures will be on the rise late in the week along with returning shower chances...

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    We've got a cold, frosty start in the morning followed by a cloudier, cool November 1st. Temperatures will be on the rise late in the week along with returning shower chances...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    No Halloween weather tricks just treats

    No Halloween weather tricks just treats

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 12:56 PM EDT2017-10-31 16:56:04 GMT

    Your Halloween afternoon is looking spooktacular with sunshine and just a few clouds, a gusty breeze out of the west and seasonably cool temps in the mid-50s.

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    Your Halloween afternoon is looking spooktacular with sunshine and just a few clouds, a gusty breeze out of the west and seasonably cool temps in the mid-50s.

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    A brisk, cool Halloween, then warming up late in the week

    A brisk, cool Halloween, then warming up late in the week

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 6:16 AM EDT2017-10-31 10:16:56 GMT

    It's a bright but chilly start! Your Halloween is looking spooktacular with sunshine and a few clouds, a gusty breeze out of the west and seasonably cool temps in the mid-50s.

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    It's a bright but chilly start! Your Halloween is looking spooktacular with sunshine and a few clouds, a gusty breeze out of the west and seasonably cool temps in the mid-50s.

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Sunshine returning, but another big rain/wind threat looms

    Sunshine returning, but another big rain/wind threat looms

    Thursday, October 26 2017 11:03 PM EDT2017-10-27 03:03:35 GMT

    Chilly tonight with temps slipping into the 30s by dawn as skies clear out. We've got some much-needed sunshine for the next two days, but are tracking a strong storm for the end of the weekend...

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    Chilly tonight with temps slipping into the 30s by dawn as skies clear out. We've got some much-needed sunshine for the next two days, but are tracking a strong storm for the end of the weekend...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Turning cooler and staying dreary

    Turning cooler and staying dreary

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 11:35 PM EDT2017-10-26 03:35:16 GMT

    Showers move back into western Mass tonight and Thursday, so keep the umbrellas around for another day. Also, we turn cooler and breezy...

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    Showers move back into western Mass tonight and Thursday, so keep the umbrellas around for another day. Also, we turn cooler and breezy...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Heavy rain out but clouds & showers linger

    Heavy rain out but clouds & showers linger

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 5:54 AM EDT2017-10-25 09:54:14 GMT

    The heavy rain has moved out but there is still lots of standing water and a few showers will still move through this morning as a slow moving cold front continues to make it's way through New England. The focal point for the heavy rain today will be across eastern New England.  Our humidity will drop a bit, but we remain mild with highs in the upper 60s.

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    The heavy rain has moved out but there is still lots of standing water and a few showers will still move through this morning as a slow moving cold front continues to make it's way through New England. The focal point for the heavy rain today will be across eastern New England.  Our humidity will drop a bit, but we remain mild with highs in the upper 60s.

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Heavy rain and wind expected Tuesday into Wednesday

    Heavy rain and wind expected Tuesday into Wednesday

    Monday, October 23 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-10-23 22:24:29 GMT

    The great stretch of weather New England has experienced the last 10 days comes to an end in a big way Tuesday into Wednesday. Clouds are already beginning to build as skies remain cloudy overnight. Fog will be dense in some areas as temperatures fall to the low 60s. A few showers may pop up, however the main activity will hold off until Tuesday afternoon and evening.

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    The great stretch of weather New England has experienced the last 10 days comes to an end in a big way Tuesday into Wednesday. Clouds are already beginning to build as skies remain cloudy overnight. Fog will be dense in some areas as temperatures fall to the low 60s. A few showers may pop up, however the main activity will hold off until Tuesday afternoon and evening.

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    Increasing clouds but mild tomorrow. Much needed rain mid-week

    Increasing clouds but mild tomorrow. Much needed rain mid-week

    Sunday, October 22 2017 8:20 PM EDT2017-10-23 00:20:44 GMT

    After a warm afternoon to close out the weekend skies will become partly cloudy with temperatures not as chilly as we have seen the last few nights. Clouds will increase tomorrow ahead of a cold front that will bring rain and wind to the region on Tuesday and into Wednesday.  

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    After a warm afternoon to close out the weekend skies will become partly cloudy with temperatures not as chilly as we have seen the last few nights. Clouds will increase tomorrow ahead of a cold front that will bring rain and wind to the region on Tuesday and into Wednesday.  

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  • First Warning Weather

    After a chilly start this morning record challenging warmth possible this afternoon

    After a chilly start this morning record challenging warmth possible this afternoon

    Saturday, October 21 2017 8:09 AM EDT2017-10-21 12:09:03 GMT

    It's looking like another fall weekend with temperatures running well above normal for this time of year. Clouds will begin to increase on Monday with some much needed rain moving into the region by Tuesday.

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    It's looking like another fall weekend with temperatures running well above normal for this time of year. Clouds will begin to increase on Monday with some much needed rain moving into the region by Tuesday.

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    Another breezy, dry day Friday, followed by a warmer weekend

    Another breezy, dry day Friday, followed by a warmer weekend

    Thursday, October 19 2017 11:02 PM EDT2017-10-20 03:02:54 GMT

    Our rain-free, sunny stretch of weather continues through Friday and this weekend! Temperatures cool a bit tomorrow, but we get warmer Saturday and Sunday. Some big changes headed our way next week...

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    Our rain-free, sunny stretch of weather continues through Friday and this weekend! Temperatures cool a bit tomorrow, but we get warmer Saturday and Sunday. Some big changes headed our way next week...

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  • The Orionids meteor shower peaking this weekend

    The Orionids meteor shower peaking this weekend

    Thursday, October 19 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-10-20 00:49:51 GMT

    While not known as one of the best meteor showers of the year, the Orionids can still put on a show. The Orionids meteor shower peaks this weekend, primarily October 21st (Saturday) morning...

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    While not known as one of the best meteor showers of the year, the Orionids can still put on a show. The Orionids meteor shower peaks this weekend, primarily October 21st (Saturday) morning...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    A frosty night ahead, followed by a sunny, mild week

    A frosty night ahead, followed by a sunny, mild week

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:49 PM EDT2017-10-17 02:49:45 GMT

    Frost Advisories up in western Mass for those who's growing season has not ended yet. Tuesday is looking cool, but less windy and very sunny! Our week gradually turns warmer...

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    Frost Advisories up in western Mass for those who's growing season has not ended yet. Tuesday is looking cool, but less windy and very sunny! Our week gradually turns warmer...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Chance for showers tonight. A cooler start to the work week

    Chance for showers tonight. A cooler start to the work week

    Sunday, October 15 2017 8:33 PM EDT2017-10-16 00:33:22 GMT

    After a warm and humid weekend a cold front brings the chance for showers to the region tonight into early Monday. Cooler temperatures arrive to start to new work week. Ahead of an approaching cold front, winds out of the southwest will increase and become gusty.  

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    After a warm and humid weekend a cold front brings the chance for showers to the region tonight into early Monday. Cooler temperatures arrive to start to new work week. Ahead of an approaching cold front, winds out of the southwest will increase and become gusty.  

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Second half of the week looking more fall-like

    Second half of the week looking more fall-like

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 10:54 PM EDT2017-10-11 02:54:06 GMT

    A few showers are on the way for Wednesday afternoon and evening as low pressure passes to our south. Cooler, more fall-like air will settle in behind this storm for the end of the week...

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    A few showers are on the way for Wednesday afternoon and evening as low pressure passes to our south. Cooler, more fall-like air will settle in behind this storm for the end of the week...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Drier, more fall-like weather later this week

    Drier, more fall-like weather later this week

    Monday, October 9 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-10-10 02:45:18 GMT

    Remnants of Nate are exiting overnight, but some fog and humidity linger through the early morning. We have more comfortable air moving in Tuesday, but temperatures stay well above normal...

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    Remnants of Nate are exiting overnight, but some fog and humidity linger through the early morning. We have more comfortable air moving in Tuesday, but temperatures stay well above normal...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Remnants of Nate to bring rain and breezy conditions overnight into tomorrow

    Remnants of Nate to bring rain and breezy conditions overnight into tomorrow

    Sunday, October 8 2017 8:30 PM EDT2017-10-09 00:30:50 GMT

    Mild and muggy conditions continue tonight ahead of a soaking rain tomorrow courtesy of the remnants of Nate. Drier and cooler air will move in for the middle of the week Skies will remain cloudy tonight with rain moving in during the overnight. 

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    Mild and muggy conditions continue tonight ahead of a soaking rain tomorrow courtesy of the remnants of Nate. Drier and cooler air will move in for the middle of the week Skies will remain cloudy tonight with rain moving in during the overnight. 

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  • First Warning Weather

    A summer like weekend on the way. Rain from Nate moves in early next week

    A summer like weekend on the way. Rain from Nate moves in early next week

    Saturday, October 7 2017 8:08 AM EDT2017-10-07 12:08:47 GMT

    A summer like weekend is on the way with warm temperatures and dew points in the 60s. While there may be a shower or two around on Sunday it looks like our best chance for rain will come Monday into early Tuesday thanks to the remnants of Nate.   

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    A summer like weekend is on the way with warm temperatures and dew points in the 60s. While there may be a shower or two around on Sunday it looks like our best chance for rain will come Monday into early Tuesday thanks to the remnants of Nate.   

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Warm temps continue; watching Nate in the Caribbean

    Warm temps continue; watching Nate in the Caribbean

    Thursday, October 5 2017 9:33 PM EDT2017-10-06 01:33:50 GMT

    A cold front will slowly pass through the area this evening with patchy clouds and a shower. Friday is a little cooler, but temps and humidity are on the rise in a big way this weekend...

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    A cold front will slowly pass through the area this evening with patchy clouds and a shower. Friday is a little cooler, but temps and humidity are on the rise in a big way this weekend...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Above normal temps with rain chances increasing

    Above normal temps with rain chances increasing

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-10-05 01:19:04 GMT

    It's another beautiful October day! The rest of the day will continue to feature sunny, warm and dry conditions. Temperatures will reach well up into the 70's. A few towns may nip 80. This will put us about 10 degrees above normal for this time of year. 

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    It's another beautiful October day! The rest of the day will continue to feature sunny, warm and dry conditions. Temperatures will reach well up into the 70's. A few towns may nip 80. This will put us about 10 degrees above normal for this time of year. 

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Getting warmer this week with increasing shower chances

    Getting warmer this week with increasing shower chances

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 10:43 PM EDT2017-10-04 02:43:19 GMT

    Our dry, fall weather will shift to more of a summer-like feel with warmer temps mid-week. An unsettled weather pattern takes over by Friday through early next week...

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    Our dry, fall weather will shift to more of a summer-like feel with warmer temps mid-week. An unsettled weather pattern takes over by Friday through early next week...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Shifting to warmer, unsettled weather this week

    Shifting to warmer, unsettled weather this week

    Monday, October 2 2017 10:24 PM EDT2017-10-03 02:24:39 GMT

    Quiet fall weather continues for Tuesday, but we shift into warmer weather mid-week. By the end of the week and weekend, shower chances are back with our next weather system...

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    Quiet fall weather continues for Tuesday, but we shift into warmer weather mid-week. By the end of the week and weekend, shower chances are back with our next weather system...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Another clear and chilly night tonight. A warming trend on the way

    Another clear and chilly night tonight. A warming trend on the way

    Sunday, October 1 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-10-01 21:59:35 GMT

    Another clear and chilly night is on the way after a sunny and seasonable afternoon.Temperatures will gradually warm through much of the upcoming week. 

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    Another clear and chilly night is on the way after a sunny and seasonable afternoon.Temperatures will gradually warm through much of the upcoming week. 

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  • First Warning Weather

    A cloudy, cool and damp Saturday with periods of showers

    A cloudy, cool and damp Saturday with periods of showers

    Saturday, September 30 2017 8:08 AM EDT2017-09-30 12:08:28 GMT

    Overall it's shaping up to be a 50-50 weekend. Showers are likely on and off throughout the day today before drier air moves in for Sunday. Temperatures will gradually warm through much of  next week. 

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    Overall it's shaping up to be a 50-50 weekend. Showers are likely on and off throughout the day today before drier air moves in for Sunday. Temperatures will gradually warm through much of  next week. 

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  • First Warning Forecast

    A sunny end to the week, but a round of rain is on the way

    A sunny end to the week, but a round of rain is on the way

    Thursday, September 28 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-09-29 01:49:54 GMT

    Fall-like air continues to build into western Mass and we will keep these cooler, less humid conditions throughout the weekend. However, we do have another system coming in with rain and even cooler air for Saturday...

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    Fall-like air continues to build into western Mass and we will keep these cooler, less humid conditions throughout the weekend. However, we do have another system coming in with rain and even cooler air for Saturday...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Summer weather out, Fall weather in

    Summer weather out, Fall weather in

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 8:45 PM EDT2017-09-28 00:45:29 GMT

    Cooler, drier weather is on the way for the end of our week after a 5-day stretch of extreme warmth. A passing cold front overnight will shift winds back from the northwest and less humid air will head our way...

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    Cooler, drier weather is on the way for the end of our week after a 5-day stretch of extreme warmth. A passing cold front overnight will shift winds back from the northwest and less humid air will head our way...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Dense Fog give way to sun and more heats

    Dense Fog give way to sun and more heats

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 7:26 AM EDT2017-09-27 11:26:53 GMT

    Temperatures are toasty again today and we remain humid! This air mass won't change until a cold front arrives Wednesday night, but once we are behind it, expect a return to Fall!

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    Temperatures are toasty again today and we remain humid! This air mass won't change until a cold front arrives Wednesday night, but once we are behind it, expect a return to Fall!

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Record-breaking warmth continues

    Record-breaking warmth continues

    Monday, September 25 2017 9:51 PM EDT2017-09-26 01:51:47 GMT

    Hazy, hot and humid weather will continue through mid-week! However, a cold front is on the way this week and it will bring a much more fall-like air mass back to New England...

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    Hazy, hot and humid weather will continue through mid-week! However, a cold front is on the way this week and it will bring a much more fall-like air mass back to New England...

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  • First Warning Weather

    After a record warm afternoon more record challenging heat on the way tomorrow

    After a record warm afternoon more record challenging heat on the way tomorrow

    Sunday, September 24 2017 8:13 PM EDT2017-09-25 00:13:35 GMT

    While the calendar may say it's fall it's going to continue to feel more like mid-summer with record challenging warmth possible again tomorrow. Our dry and above normal temperature stretch will continue into early next week.   

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    While the calendar may say it's fall it's going to continue to feel more like mid-summer with record challenging warmth possible again tomorrow. Our dry and above normal temperature stretch will continue into early next week.   

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  • First Warning Weather

    Summer like warmth on the way this afternoon

    Summer like warmth on the way this afternoon

    Sunday, September 24 2017 8:09 AM EDT2017-09-24 12:09:25 GMT

    While the calendar may say it's fall it's going to feel more like mid-summer with record challenging warmth possible today and tomorrow. Our dry and above normal temperature stretch will continue into early next week.  A ridge of high pressure will be overhead today and tomorrow and our temperatures will max out around 90 both days, possibly tying or breaking records!  

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    While the calendar may say it's fall it's going to feel more like mid-summer with record challenging warmth possible today and tomorrow. Our dry and above normal temperature stretch will continue into early next week.  A ridge of high pressure will be overhead today and tomorrow and our temperatures will max out around 90 both days, possibly tying or breaking records!  

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  • First Warning Weather

    A summer like afternoon on the way. Keeping a close watch on Jose

    A summer like afternoon on the way. Keeping a close watch on Jose

    Sunday, September 17 2017 8:07 AM EDT2017-09-17 12:07:03 GMT

    We are waking up to areas of dense fog this morning and that is reducing visibilities to a quarter mile in some locations. The summer like temperatures will continue to close out the weekend.  

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    We are waking up to areas of dense fog this morning and that is reducing visibilities to a quarter mile in some locations. The summer like temperatures will continue to close out the weekend.  

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  • First Warning Weather

    Mostly sunny but temperatures below normal this afternoon

    Mostly sunny but temperatures below normal this afternoon

    Sunday, September 10 2017 8:09 AM EDT2017-09-10 12:09:48 GMT

    After a mainly dry day yesterday we have another dry day on tap to close out the weekend. Temperatures will run below normal this weekend but a warming trend is on the way for early in the week.   Our weather pattern will begin to shift today as a trough heads east. 

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    After a mainly dry day yesterday we have another dry day on tap to close out the weekend. Temperatures will run below normal this weekend but a warming trend is on the way for early in the week.   Our weather pattern will begin to shift today as a trough heads east. 

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  • First Warning Weather

    Showers ending tonight. Sunny and warm for Labor Day

    Showers ending tonight. Sunny and warm for Labor Day

    Sunday, September 3 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-09-04 00:39:10 GMT

    It's been a rather cool and wet afternoon with periods of showers pushing through the region but the good news is that sunshine and warmer temperatures arrive for Labor Day.. Rain will taper to showers this evening before coming to an end later tonight. 

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    It's been a rather cool and wet afternoon with periods of showers pushing through the region but the good news is that sunshine and warmer temperatures arrive for Labor Day.. Rain will taper to showers this evening before coming to an end later tonight. 

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  • First Warning Weather

    Partly cloudy and mild overnight. A sunny and warm Sunday

    Partly cloudy and mild overnight. A sunny and warm Sunday

    Saturday, August 19 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-08-19 22:17:52 GMT

    After a good deal of sunshine this afternoon skies will become partly cloudy tonight. There is the slight chance for a shower this evening but many will remain dry. A slightly cooler day is on tap for tomorrow before heat builds back in for the beginning of the week.   

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    After a good deal of sunshine this afternoon skies will become partly cloudy tonight. There is the slight chance for a shower this evening but many will remain dry. A slightly cooler day is on tap for tomorrow before heat builds back in for the beginning of the week.   

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  • First Warning Weather

    Mostly sunny and seasonable to close out the weekend

    Mostly sunny and seasonable to close out the weekend

    Sunday, August 13 2017 8:10 AM EDT2017-08-13 12:10:00 GMT

    Showers are pushing east of the region this morning and a mostly sunny day is on tap to close out the weekend. Drier air builds into the area today and could stick around for much of this coming week. High pressure will bring a return of sunshine and temperatures closer to seasonable levels today.

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    Showers are pushing east of the region this morning and a mostly sunny day is on tap to close out the weekend. Drier air builds into the area today and could stick around for much of this coming week. High pressure will bring a return of sunshine and temperatures closer to seasonable levels today.

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  • First Warning Weather

    Clouds linger and we turn breezy and drier Saturday

    Clouds linger and we turn breezy and drier Saturday

    Friday, July 28 2017 10:23 PM EDT2017-07-29 02:23:47 GMT

    We turn breezy overnight and Saturday and stay dry and cool. Some sunshine is on the way by the afternoon and it looks to last...

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    We turn breezy overnight and Saturday and stay dry and cool. Some sunshine is on the way by the afternoon and it looks to last...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Mostly cloudy with the chance for showers tonight. A warm end to the weekend

    Mostly cloudy with the chance for showers tonight. A warm end to the weekend

    Saturday, July 22 2017 8:28 PM EDT2017-07-23 00:28:56 GMT

    Clouds hung tough this afternoon though we did manage some breaks of sun at times. We should manage some sun tomorrow as well before showers return for the beginning of the work week.   

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    Clouds hung tough this afternoon though we did manage some breaks of sun at times. We should manage some sun tomorrow as well before showers return for the beginning of the work week.   

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Staying quiet and dry for now, but storms return late Thursday

    Staying quiet and dry for now, but storms return late Thursday

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 10:55 PM EDT2017-07-20 02:55:40 GMT

    Our dry weather continues and temperatures cool back into the 60s tonight. Our heat returns Thursday followed by a round of showers and storms late Thursday night. Some storms may be severe...

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    Our dry weather continues and temperatures cool back into the 60s tonight. Our heat returns Thursday followed by a round of showers and storms late Thursday night. Some storms may be severe...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Flash Flooding closes roads across Hampden County Tuesday

    Flash Flooding closes roads across Hampden County Tuesday

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-07-19 03:52:17 GMT

    A large, strong thunderstorm brought an hour of torrential rain to portions of Hampden County tonight that lead to numerous flooding reports across the area. A second batch of rain prompted flash flood warnings and numerous streets were closed in Agawam due to rapidly rising flood water...

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    A large, strong thunderstorm brought an hour of torrential rain to portions of Hampden County tonight that lead to numerous flooding reports across the area. A second batch of rain prompted flash flood warnings and numerous streets were closed in Agawam due to rapidly rising flood water...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    A hot and humid week with daily storm chances

    A hot and humid week with daily storm chances

    Monday, July 17 2017 10:53 PM EDT2017-07-18 02:53:26 GMT

    Heavy rain and thunderstorms are exiting northern Mass tonight and quiet weather will take over through dawn. Some patchy, dense fog is possible along with very humid conditions going into Tuesday...

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    Heavy rain and thunderstorms are exiting northern Mass tonight and quiet weather will take over through dawn. Some patchy, dense fog is possible along with very humid conditions going into Tuesday...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Partly cloudy and mild tonight. Humidity builds back in this week

    Partly cloudy and mild tonight. Humidity builds back in this week

    Sunday, July 16 2017 8:44 PM EDT2017-07-17 00:44:05 GMT

    We saw a sunny and warm day to close out the weekend. Humidity levels will begin to rise once again as we head into the beginning of the week and it may turn unsettled with shower and thunderstorm chances in the afternoon.  W 

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    We saw a sunny and warm day to close out the weekend. Humidity levels will begin to rise once again as we head into the beginning of the week and it may turn unsettled with shower and thunderstorm chances in the afternoon.  W 

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Staying warm and humid with heavy rain possible the next few days

    Staying warm and humid with heavy rain possible the next few days

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 9:13 PM EDT2017-07-12 01:13:23 GMT

    A tropical air mass remains in place through the end of the week, which means the humidity will continue. Showers and thunderstorms with heavy rain are possible through Friday as well...

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    A tropical air mass remains in place through the end of the week, which means the humidity will continue. Showers and thunderstorms with heavy rain are possible through Friday as well...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Heavy rain and a marginal severe risk Tuesday

    Heavy rain and a marginal severe risk Tuesday

    Monday, July 10 2017 10:41 PM EDT2017-07-11 02:41:51 GMT

    We are tracking a batch of showers and thunderstorms moving in from the west, that look to arrive here in western Mass after midnight through the morning drive. Tuesday is a First Warning Weather Day as we continue to deal with the threat for storms in the afternoon...

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    We are tracking a batch of showers and thunderstorms moving in from the west, that look to arrive here in western Mass after midnight through the morning drive. Tuesday is a First Warning Weather Day as we continue to deal with the threat for storms in the afternoon...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Clear and cool tonight. Mostly sunny start to the work week

    Clear and cool tonight. Mostly sunny start to the work week

    Sunday, July 9 2017 8:48 PM EDT2017-07-10 00:48:49 GMT

    After a sunny and warm day today clear skies and cool temperatures are on the way tonight. Another mostly sunny and comfortable day is on tap tomorrow before the humidity builds back in on Tuesday with the chance for showers and thunderstorms.  

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    After a sunny and warm day today clear skies and cool temperatures are on the way tonight. Another mostly sunny and comfortable day is on tap tomorrow before the humidity builds back in on Tuesday with the chance for showers and thunderstorms.  

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Showers and storms return for a few days

    Showers and storms return for a few days

    Friday, July 7 2017 9:35 AM EDT2017-07-07 13:35:37 GMT

    Rain moves into western Mass Friday morning and will exit early in the afternoon. Grab the umbrella! We stay unsettled ahead of a cold front on Saturday and a few thunderstorms are possible...

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    Rain moves into western Mass Friday morning and will exit early in the afternoon. Grab the umbrella! We stay unsettled ahead of a cold front on Saturday and a few thunderstorms are possible...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Tracking heavy rain for the end of the week

    Tracking heavy rain for the end of the week

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 9:40 PM EDT2017-07-06 01:40:33 GMT

    We have another warm and dry day on tap for Thursday, but with a lot more cloud cover. Rain is on the way for Friday morning, which may impact the commute...

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    We have another warm and dry day on tap for Thursday, but with a lot more cloud cover. Rain is on the way for Friday morning, which may impact the commute...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Weather perfection continues into Wednesday

    Weather perfection continues into Wednesday

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 11:25 PM EDT2017-07-05 03:25:54 GMT

    If you are heading to the fireworks displays this evening, the weather will cooperate. Skies will remain mostly clear with temperatures dropping back into the upper 60s around 9pm. Overnight lows will fall back into the middle 50s. Give the air conditioner a break and let the cool air filter in. It will feel very refreshing!

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    If you are heading to the fireworks displays this evening, the weather will cooperate. Skies will remain mostly clear with temperatures dropping back into the upper 60s around 9pm. Overnight lows will fall back into the middle 50s. Give the air conditioner a break and let the cool air filter in. It will feel very refreshing!

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Heat and humidity return for the end of the week

    Heat and humidity return for the end of the week

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 10:37 PM EDT2017-06-29 02:37:48 GMT

    Clouds will continue to build across our area through morning and Thursday will be a warmer day here in western Mass. We stay mostly dry, but spotty showers and thunderstorms return by late Thursday night through the weekend...

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    Clouds will continue to build across our area through morning and Thursday will be a warmer day here in western Mass. We stay mostly dry, but spotty showers and thunderstorms return by late Thursday night through the weekend...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Storms are done for now, but return later this week

    Storms are done for now, but return later this week

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 8:15 PM EDT2017-06-28 00:15:31 GMT

    We saw some busy weather today as numerous thunderstorms with heavy rain and hail pushed through the area. Storms have moved out of western Mass as of 8pm and a quiet night is ahead. Thunderstorms return for the end of the week...

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    We saw some busy weather today as numerous thunderstorms with heavy rain and hail pushed through the area. Storms have moved out of western Mass as of 8pm and a quiet night is ahead. Thunderstorms return for the end of the week...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Comfortable temps, but still unsettled

    Comfortable temps, but still unsettled

    Monday, June 26 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-06-27 02:45:31 GMT

    Our week begins comfortable, but unsettled with a daily risk for a late-afternoon and evening shower or thunderstorm. Later in the week we shift back to hazy, hot, humid, and stormy...

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    Our week begins comfortable, but unsettled with a daily risk for a late-afternoon and evening shower or thunderstorm. Later in the week we shift back to hazy, hot, humid, and stormy...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Showers possible this evening. A seasonable but unsettled start to the week

    Showers possible this evening. A seasonable but unsettled start to the week

    Sunday, June 25 2017 7:07 PM EDT2017-06-25 23:07:34 GMT

    We will see scattered showers and downpours move through the region through this evening before skies become partly cloudy overnight. It will be a similar story Monday and Tuesday with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms each afternoon. T 

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    We will see scattered showers and downpours move through the region through this evening before skies become partly cloudy overnight. It will be a similar story Monday and Tuesday with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms each afternoon. T 

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Turning humid with showers and storms on the way

    Turning humid with showers and storms on the way

    Thursday, June 22 2017 11:02 PM EDT2017-06-23 03:02:02 GMT

    A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible through Friday morning, but the best chance for storms comes in the afternoon and evening. A steady, heavy rain comes through Saturday morning...

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    A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible through Friday morning, but the best chance for storms comes in the afternoon and evening. A steady, heavy rain comes through Saturday morning...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Top 10 weather day Thursday followed by a stormy Friday

    Top 10 weather day Thursday followed by a stormy Friday

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 10:40 PM EDT2017-06-22 02:40:41 GMT

    Another beautiful day is on the way Thursday, but heat, humidity and storms are back for Friday...

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    Another beautiful day is on the way Thursday, but heat, humidity and storms are back for Friday...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Pleasant June weather continues to start summer

    Pleasant June weather continues to start summer

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 10:52 PM EDT2017-06-21 02:52:56 GMT

    For the 1st Day of Summer we will see temperatures get back into the 80s with good sunshine. By the end of the week, humidity and storm chances return...

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    For the 1st Day of Summer we will see temperatures get back into the 80s with good sunshine. By the end of the week, humidity and storm chances return...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Staying warm and a bit unsettled through the start of summer

    Staying warm and a bit unsettled through the start of summer

    Monday, June 19 2017 10:52 PM EDT2017-06-20 02:52:03 GMT

    Numerous reports of wind damage across western Mass from Monday's thunderstorms. Our weather is now quiet and we stay warm Tuesday with less humidity and some sunshine...

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    Numerous reports of wind damage across western Mass from Monday's thunderstorms. Our weather is now quiet and we stay warm Tuesday with less humidity and some sunshine...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Another mild and muggy night tonight. Strong to severe thunderstorms possible tomorrow afternoon

    Another mild and muggy night tonight. Strong to severe thunderstorms possible tomorrow afternoon

    Sunday, June 18 2017 8:19 PM EDT2017-06-19 00:19:59 GMT

    After a warm and humid Father's Day another mild and muggy night is on the way tonight. A cloudy start tomorrow morning will lead to showers and thunderstorms tomorrow afternoon and evening with some storms becoming strong to severe.    

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    After a warm and humid Father's Day another mild and muggy night is on the way tonight. A cloudy start tomorrow morning will lead to showers and thunderstorms tomorrow afternoon and evening with some storms becoming strong to severe.    

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Another nice day Thursday, but rain returns Friday

    Another nice day Thursday, but rain returns Friday

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 10:55 PM EDT2017-06-15 02:55:23 GMT

    Sunshine and seasonable temperatures are on tap again Thursday here in western Mass. Showers return to the forecast Friday and we become more humid and stay unsettled through Father's Day...

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    Sunshine and seasonable temperatures are on tap again Thursday here in western Mass. Showers return to the forecast Friday and we become more humid and stay unsettled through Father's Day...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Sunshine and seasonable temperatures return

    Sunshine and seasonable temperatures return

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 10:42 PM EDT2017-06-14 02:42:19 GMT

    Quiet weather will persist overnight through Thursday as high pressure builds in. Dry, comfortable air will replace our heat wave for now, but humidity and unsettled weather returns for the weekend...

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    Quiet weather will persist overnight through Thursday as high pressure builds in. Dry, comfortable air will replace our heat wave for now, but humidity and unsettled weather returns for the weekend...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Extreme temperatures to linger for another day along with thunderstorms

    Extreme temperatures to linger for another day along with thunderstorms

    Monday, June 12 2017 8:30 PM EDT2017-06-13 00:30:25 GMT

    A record-breaking hot day here in western Mass as many rose into the mid 90s this afternoon! We are looking at another 90 degree day tomorrow, but thunderstorms are back in the mix...

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    A record-breaking hot day here in western Mass as many rose into the mid 90s this afternoon! We are looking at another 90 degree day tomorrow, but thunderstorms are back in the mix...

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  • First Warning Weather

    A mild and muggy night tonight. Another hot and humid day tomorrow

    A mild and muggy night tonight. Another hot and humid day tomorrow

    Sunday, June 11 2017 8:24 PM EDT2017-06-12 00:24:55 GMT

    We saw temperatures make it to 90 in some locations this afternoon. Here in Springfield we reached 94, one degree shy of tying the record high of 95 set back in 1984.

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    We saw temperatures make it to 90 in some locations this afternoon. Here in Springfield we reached 94, one degree shy of tying the record high of 95 set back in 1984.

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  • First Warning Weather

    A few showers and a t-storm around the next two days

    A few showers and a t-storm around the next two days

    Thursday, June 8 2017 10:41 PM EDT2017-06-09 02:41:23 GMT

    Lots of clouds and cool overnight. We miss a coastal storm, but a weak system will pass through Friday afternoon with a shower or thunderstorm. We face the same threat Saturday, then its all about that heat.

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    Lots of clouds and cool overnight. We miss a coastal storm, but a weak system will pass through Friday afternoon with a shower or thunderstorm. We face the same threat Saturday, then its all about that heat.

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Sunshine and warmer temps return Wednesday afternoon

    Sunshine and warmer temps return Wednesday afternoon

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 10:51 PM EDT2017-06-07 02:51:41 GMT

    Rain will be gradually coming to an end later tonight and we've got some much nicer weather on tap for the next two days. We are tracking the potential for more rain to end the week...

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    Rain will be gradually coming to an end later tonight and we've got some much nicer weather on tap for the next two days. We are tracking the potential for more rain to end the week...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Cloudy, cool and damp with plenty of June Gloom

    Cloudy, cool and damp with plenty of June Gloom

    Monday, June 5 2017 6:28 AM EDT2017-06-05 10:28:28 GMT

    Get ready for more "June Gloom." Today will not be a washout but it will be cloudy and cool with scattered showers and pockets of drizzle. You will need to keep the umbrella handy and make sure you have the jacket too. Temperatures will stay in the 60's. 

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    Get ready for more "June Gloom." Today will not be a washout but it will be cloudy and cool with scattered showers and pockets of drizzle. You will need to keep the umbrella handy and make sure you have the jacket too. Temperatures will stay in the 60's. 

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  • First Warning Weather

    Partly cloudy tonight. Increasing clouds with afternoon showers tomorrow

    Partly cloudy tonight. Increasing clouds with afternoon showers tomorrow

    Saturday, June 3 2017 8:34 PM EDT2017-06-04 00:34:02 GMT

    After a mainly dry and cool start to the weekend clouds and showers will move in to close the weekend out. The beginning of next week is looking damp and cool with temperatures running below normal for this time of year.  

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    After a mainly dry and cool start to the weekend clouds and showers will move in to close the weekend out. The beginning of next week is looking damp and cool with temperatures running below normal for this time of year.  

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Clouds to sun with some afternoon thunderstorms for Thursday

    Clouds to sun with some afternoon thunderstorms for Thursday

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 11:26 PM EDT2017-05-31 03:26:03 GMT

    It's been another below-average temperature day, with highs staying in the low 60s (average: 74°). The mostly cloudy skies will continue into the overnight. Some areas could see some light showers, especially into the overnight. Lows will fall to the mid 50s.

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    It's been another below-average temperature day, with highs staying in the low 60s (average: 74°). The mostly cloudy skies will continue into the overnight. Some areas could see some light showers, especially into the overnight. Lows will fall to the mid 50s.

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Drying out and warming up for Tuesday

    Drying out and warming up for Tuesday

    Monday, May 29 2017 11:20 PM EDT2017-05-30 03:20:51 GMT

    It has been seasonably cool today, with temperatures rising to only the mid-to-low 50s. That's 15-20 degrees below the average for this time of you. Along with the cooler temperatures and cloudy skies, light showers have rained on western Mass throughout the day. Most areas picked up between a tenth and quarter of an inch. 

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    It has been seasonably cool today, with temperatures rising to only the mid-to-low 50s. That's 15-20 degrees below the average for this time of you. Along with the cooler temperatures and cloudy skies, light showers have rained on western Mass throughout the day. Most areas picked up between a tenth and quarter of an inch. 

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  • First Warning Weather

    Mostly cloudy tonight. A wet and cool Memorial Day

    Mostly cloudy tonight. A wet and cool Memorial Day

    Sunday, May 28 2017 8:38 PM EDT2017-05-29 00:38:16 GMT

    While we did not see very much sun this afternoon it still turned out to be a decent Sunday with mainly dry conditions and comfortable temperatures. It looks like it's going to turn wet and cooler as we head into Memorial Day.  

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    While we did not see very much sun this afternoon it still turned out to be a decent Sunday with mainly dry conditions and comfortable temperatures. It looks like it's going to turn wet and cooler as we head into Memorial Day.  

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Our next storm on the way with rain

    Our next storm on the way with rain

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 10:44 PM EDT2017-05-25 02:44:45 GMT

    Showers and gusty wind are on tap for Thursday across western Mass as a storm system moves toward New England. Rain continues into Friday morning...

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    Showers and gusty wind are on tap for Thursday across western Mass as a storm system moves toward New England. Rain continues into Friday morning...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Rain chances increasing for the late week

    Rain chances increasing for the late week

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 11:20 PM EDT2017-05-24 03:20:40 GMT

    Clouds will continue to hang tough tonight and over the next 7 days actually. Our weather pattern remains seasonable and unsettled with multiple weather systems bringing occasional rain chances...

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    Clouds will continue to hang tough tonight and over the next 7 days actually. Our weather pattern remains seasonable and unsettled with multiple weather systems bringing occasional rain chances...

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  • First Warning Weather

    A partly sunny and seasonable day to close out the weekend

    A partly sunny and seasonable day to close out the weekend

    Sunday, May 21 2017 8:06 AM EDT2017-05-21 12:06:02 GMT

    Another nice day is on tap to close out the weekend with some sunshine and seasonable temperatures. Clouds increase tonight in advance of our next storm system that will bring rain to the region for the start of the work week..   

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    Another nice day is on tap to close out the weekend with some sunshine and seasonable temperatures. Clouds increase tonight in advance of our next storm system that will bring rain to the region for the start of the work week..   

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Getting hazy, hot and humid over the next 2 days

    Getting hazy, hot and humid over the next 2 days

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-05-17 02:38:49 GMT

    Some patchy clouds roll through tonight with a warm front, but we remain dry. Our air will become hotter and more humid over the next two days with many approaching the lower 90s...

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    Some patchy clouds roll through tonight with a warm front, but we remain dry. Our air will become hotter and more humid over the next two days with many approaching the lower 90s...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Get ready for a big taste of summer this week

    Get ready for a big taste of summer this week

    Monday, May 15 2017 8:24 PM EDT2017-05-16 00:24:30 GMT

    We have a beautiful and much warmer day on the way for Tuesday, then we get downright hot later this week...

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    We have a beautiful and much warmer day on the way for Tuesday, then we get downright hot later this week...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Some showers possible tonight and tomorrow. A big warm up on the way

    Some showers possible tonight and tomorrow. A big warm up on the way

    Sunday, May 14 2017 8:30 PM EDT2017-05-15 00:30:59 GMT

    It's been a mainly dry Mother's Day afternoon but we could see some evening showers and possibly a thunderstorm so just keep the umbrella handy if you are heading out to dinner with mom.  

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    It's been a mainly dry Mother's Day afternoon but we could see some evening showers and possibly a thunderstorm so just keep the umbrella handy if you are heading out to dinner with mom.  

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  • First Warning Weather

    Rain, heavy at times tonight. Morning rain tapering to afternoon showers for Mother's Day

    Rain, heavy at times tonight. Morning rain tapering to afternoon showers for Mother's Day

    Saturday, May 13 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-05-14 00:49:43 GMT

    Rain this evening will become steadier and heavier as we head through the late evening and into the overnight. Steady rain tomorrow morning will taper to showers in the afternoon but it will be a breezy and cool Mother's Day afternoon with temperatures running well below normal.    

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    Rain this evening will become steadier and heavier as we head through the late evening and into the overnight. Steady rain tomorrow morning will taper to showers in the afternoon but it will be a breezy and cool Mother's Day afternoon with temperatures running well below normal.    

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  • First Warning Weather

    Cloudy with rain moving in this afternoon

    Cloudy with rain moving in this afternoon

    Saturday, May 13 2017 8:17 AM EDT2017-05-13 12:17:28 GMT

    We are waking up to mostly cloudy skies and cool with temperatures rising through the mid and upper 40s in the morning. A shower or a few sprinkles are possible before Noon, so have an umbrella just in case!  

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    We are waking up to mostly cloudy skies and cool with temperatures rising through the mid and upper 40s in the morning. A shower or a few sprinkles are possible before Noon, so have an umbrella just in case!  

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Heavy rain moving in this weekend, then a warm-up next week

    Heavy rain moving in this weekend, then a warm-up next week

    Thursday, May 11 2017 10:53 PM EDT2017-05-12 02:53:18 GMT

    We stay dry to end the week, but still cool with persistent clouds. A Nor'easter will bring a round of heavy rain this weekend, then we finally exit this weather pattern next week...

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    We stay dry to end the week, but still cool with persistent clouds. A Nor'easter will bring a round of heavy rain this weekend, then we finally exit this weather pattern next week...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Cool through the weekend with rain on the way

    Cool through the weekend with rain on the way

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 10:35 PM EDT2017-05-11 02:35:07 GMT

    Very little change to our weather is expected through Friday with clouds and cool temps dominating. By this weekend, a coastal low will bring a round of heavy rain to the area...

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    Very little change to our weather is expected through Friday with clouds and cool temps dominating. By this weekend, a coastal low will bring a round of heavy rain to the area...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Tracking slightly warmer temps and weekend rain

    Tracking slightly warmer temps and weekend rain

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 10:50 PM EDT2017-05-10 02:50:47 GMT

    A sprinkle is possible early tonight, then overnight some partial clearing will allow temps to drop to near freezing by dawn. Some patchy frost is possible! We are mainly dry Wednesday with some early sun and slightly warmer temps...

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    A sprinkle is possible early tonight, then overnight some partial clearing will allow temps to drop to near freezing by dawn. Some patchy frost is possible! We are mainly dry Wednesday with some early sun and slightly warmer temps...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Not much change to our weather pattern this week

    Not much change to our weather pattern this week

    Monday, May 8 2017 11:24 PM EDT2017-05-09 03:24:53 GMT

    An upper level low will do 3 things to our weather this week: 1. Keep very persistent clouds around. 2. Give us a few shower chances daily. 3. Keep temperatures well-below normal. There will be some break in this pattern late this week...

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    An upper level low will do 3 things to our weather this week: 1. Keep very persistent clouds around. 2. Give us a few shower chances daily. 3. Keep temperatures well-below normal. There will be some break in this pattern late this week...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Mostly cloudy with scattered showers this evening. A cloudy and cool start to the week

    Mostly cloudy with scattered showers this evening. A cloudy and cool start to the week

    Sunday, May 7 2017 8:28 PM EDT2017-05-08 00:28:31 GMT

    Our unsettled weather pattern will linger into much of the upcoming week with lots of clouds, cooler temperatures and a chance for showers into mid-week.  Skies will remain mostly cloudy tonight and there will be the chance for showers this evening.  

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    Our unsettled weather pattern will linger into much of the upcoming week with lots of clouds, cooler temperatures and a chance for showers into mid-week.  Skies will remain mostly cloudy tonight and there will be the chance for showers this evening.  

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  • First Warning Forecast

    After morning frost, we get a nice day

    After morning frost, we get a nice day

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 10:40 PM EDT2017-05-04 02:40:58 GMT

    A shot of much cooler air settles across western Mass tonight, prompting Frost Advisories for the lower valley. We get a nice day Thursday, but rain and cooler temps return to end the week...

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    A shot of much cooler air settles across western Mass tonight, prompting Frost Advisories for the lower valley. We get a nice day Thursday, but rain and cooler temps return to end the week...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Staying breezy and turning cooler for Wednesday

    Staying breezy and turning cooler for Wednesday

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-05-03 01:17:26 GMT

    Some strong wind gusts this evening will subside, but we do keep a breeze overnight. Temperatures are getting chilly and a cooler day is on the way for Wednesday along with more clouds for the afternoon and a gusty breeze...

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    Some strong wind gusts this evening will subside, but we do keep a breeze overnight. Temperatures are getting chilly and a cooler day is on the way for Wednesday along with more clouds for the afternoon and a gusty breeze...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    A rainy, cool day on the way

    A rainy, cool day on the way

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-04-25 13:03:28 GMT

    A rainy and raw day is on tap for today with showers, below normal temps and a gusty northeast breeze...

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    A rainy and raw day is on tap for today with showers and periods of rain, below normal temps and a gusty northeast breeze...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Mostly clear and cool tonight. Another sunny and mild day tomorrow

    Mostly clear and cool tonight. Another sunny and mild day tomorrow

    Sunday, April 23 2017 8:41 PM EDT2017-04-24 00:41:35 GMT

    After a sunny and mild afternoon a clear and cool night is expected tonight. The mild and dry weather will continue into tomorrow before a storm system brings rain and cooler temperatures to the region on Tuesday.  

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    After a sunny and mild afternoon a clear and cool night is expected tonight. The mild and dry weather will continue into tomorrow before a storm system brings rain and cooler temperatures to the region on Tuesday.  

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Staying dreary overnight; more clouds than sun for Saturday

    Staying dreary overnight; more clouds than sun for Saturday

    Friday, April 21 2017 5:07 PM EDT2017-04-21 21:07:10 GMT

    The heaviest of the rain moved out early this morning, and western Mass has been left with cloudy and damp conditions since then. Temperatures have stayed in the low 50s and upper 40s - a good 10+ degrees below the average. 

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    The heaviest of the rain moved out early this morning, and western Mass has been left with cloudy and damp conditions since then. Temperatures have stayed in the low 50s and upper 40s - a good 10+ degrees below the average. 

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Staying dry this evening; rain arrives overnight

    Staying dry this evening; rain arrives overnight

    Thursday, April 20 2017 4:36 PM EDT2017-04-20 20:36:39 GMT

    After a cool morning, the sun popped out and temperatures rocketed into the 60s to near 70. We'll keep a mix of clouds as we head into this evening before showers arrive overnight, mainly after midnight. 

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    After a cool morning, the sun popped out and temperatures rocketed into the 60s to near 70. We'll keep a mix of clouds as we head into this evening before showers arrive overnight, mainly after midnight. 

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  • First Warning Weather

    A cloudier stretch of days on the way

    A cloudier stretch of days on the way

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-04-19 03:37:08 GMT

    Temperatures get chilly again tonight as we begin clear and calm. More clouds are on the way Wednesday through the end of the week and temperatures remain seasonable...

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    Temperatures get chilly again tonight as we begin clear and calm. More clouds are on the way Wednesday through the end of the week and temperatures remain seasonable...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Warming up over the holiday weekend

    Warming up over the holiday weekend

    Thursday, April 13 2017 10:56 PM EDT2017-04-14 02:56:23 GMT

    It will be a colder start in the morning, but a beautiful Good Friday is on the way. We trend warmer over the holiday weekend, especially Easter Sunday, but wet weather will be around as well...

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    It will be a colder start in the morning, but a beautiful Good Friday is on the way. We trend warmer over the holiday weekend, especially Easter Sunday, but wet weather will be around as well...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Clearing and cooler tonight. A breezy and seasonable day tomorrow

    Clearing and cooler tonight. A breezy and seasonable day tomorrow

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 6:10 PM EDT2017-04-12 22:10:13 GMT
    Skies will clear out tonight and a breezy and cooler night is on the way. Temperatures return to near or slightly above seasonable levels before temperatures warm just in time for Easter Sunday. After dealing with some showers earlier this afternoon skies will begin to clear tonight but it will remain breezy. We turn cooler tonight with temps returning to the 30s. High pressure will keep it cooler tomorrow as well with a northwest breeze. Temperatures will top out in the upper 5...More >>
    Skies will clear out tonight and a breezy and cooler night is on the way. Temperatures return to near or slightly above seasonable levels before temperatures warm just in time for Easter Sunday. After dealing with some showers earlier this afternoon skies will begin to clear tonight but it will remain breezy. We turn cooler tonight with temps returning to the 30s. High pressure will keep it cooler tomorrow as well with a northwest breeze. Temperatures will top out in the upper 5...More >>
  • First Warning Forecast

    A cold front to bring showers, cooler temperatures

    A cold front to bring showers, cooler temperatures

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 10:56 PM EDT2017-04-12 02:56:45 GMT

    An approaching cold front will bring an end to our record warmth along with scattered showers and a rumble of thunder Wednesday. However, another 80 degree day is possible by Easter Sunday...

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    An approaching cold front will bring an end to our record warmth along with scattered showers and a rumble of thunder Wednesday. However, another 80 degree day is possible by Easter Sunday...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Record warmth again today with summer in the air!

    Record warmth again today with summer in the air!

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 9:19 AM EDT2017-04-11 13:19:32 GMT

    Record high temperatures were reached this afternoon across western Mass. We are looking at another unseasonably warm day tomorrow, followed by a chance for showers and thunderstorms...

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    Record high temperatures were reached this afternoon across western Mass. We are looking at another unseasonably warm day tomorrow, followed by a chance for showers and thunderstorms...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Mostly sunny and mild today. Record warmth possible Monday and Tuesday

    Mostly sunny and mild today. Record warmth possible Monday and Tuesday

    Sunday, April 9 2017 8:06 AM EDT2017-04-09 12:06:26 GMT
    A sunny and mild day is on tap to close out the weekend. It will get even warmer as we head into the beginning of the week. We could challenge the current record high temperatures on Monday and Tuesday. High pressure building in from the southwest will bring us a warmer day today after a chilly start this morning. Expect a mostly sunny sky, a lighter breeze and high temps in the lower to mid 60s across western Mass! The average high for this time of year is around 55 so we will avera...More >>
    A sunny and mild day is on tap to close out the weekend. It will get even warmer as we head into the beginning of the week. We could challenge the current record high temperatures on Monday and Tuesday. High pressure building in from the southwest will bring us a warmer day today after a chilly start this morning. Expect a mostly sunny sky, a lighter breeze and high temps in the lower to mid 60s across western Mass! The average high for this time of year is around 55 so we will avera...More >>
  • First Warning Weather

    A quiet Wednesday; Rain back Thursday

    A quiet Wednesday; Rain back Thursday

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 11:29 PM EDT2017-04-05 03:29:42 GMT

    A Flood Watch continues for Berkshire County today through Saturday and new Flood Watches have been issued for Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties for Thursday to Friday afternoon...

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    A Flood Watch continues for Berkshire County today through Saturday and new Flood Watches have been issued for Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties for Thursday to Friday afternoon...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Pleasant start to the work week with a soaking rain for Tuesday

    Pleasant start to the work week with a soaking rain for Tuesday

    Monday, April 3 2017 4:12 AM EDT2017-04-03 08:12:48 GMT

    What a start to April from snow and cold conditions on Saturday to a beautiful spring day yesterday! Temperatures reached near 60 yesterday and today is shaping up to be another bright and, mild one before a storm system brings a soaking rain to the region tomorrow. Sunshine will fade to clouds this afternoon with temperatures reaching into the middle and upper 50's.  .

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    What a start to April from snow and cold conditions on Saturday to a beautiful spring day yesterday! Temperatures reached near 60 yesterday and today is shaping up to be another bright and, mild one before a storm system brings a soaking rain to the region tomorrow. Sunshine will fade to clouds this afternoon with temperatures reaching into the middle and upper 50's.  .

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  • First Warning Weather

    Mostly cloudy and chilly tonight. Some sun returns tomorrow

    Mostly cloudy and chilly tonight. Some sun returns tomorrow

    Saturday, April 1 2017 7:23 PM EDT2017-04-01 23:23:08 GMT

    Precipitation is coming to an end and all advisories for western Mass have been dropped as the area of low pressure begins to pull away from the region. Sun returns for the end of the weekend and the beginning of the week before showers return on Tuesday.   

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    Precipitation is coming to an end and all advisories for western Mass have been dropped as the area of low pressure begins to pull away from the region. Sun returns for the end of the weekend and the beginning of the week before showers return on Tuesday.   

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  • First Warning Weather

    More sun for Thursday, then a winter storm for Friday

    More sun for Thursday, then a winter storm for Friday

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 10:44 PM EDT2017-03-30 02:44:29 GMT

    Expect a colder morning Thursday, but with more sunshine and less wind, temps return to the low 50s and it will actually feel like it! Winter Storm Watches have been issued for Friday into Saturday and a heavy, wet snow and sleet are looking likely...

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    Expect a colder morning Thursday, but with more sunshine and less wind, temps return to the low 50s and it will actually feel like it! Winter Storm Watches have been issued for Friday into Saturday and a heavy, wet snow and sleet are looking likely...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Sunny and seasonable mid-week; tracking snow for Friday

    Sunny and seasonable mid-week; tracking snow for Friday

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 10:48 PM EDT2017-03-29 02:48:44 GMT

    Rain will gradually end tonight and skies will start clearing out through Wednesday morning. We've got some much-needed sunshine on the way for the next 2 days, but by the end of the week (and month) snow may be making a comeback...

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    Rain will gradually end tonight and skies will start clearing out through Wednesday morning. We've got some much-needed sunshine on the way for the next 2 days, but by the end of the week (and month) snow may be making a comeback...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    More gloom today with areas of dense fog this morning

    More gloom today with areas of dense fog this morning

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 4:15 AM EDT2017-03-28 08:15:03 GMT

    Dreary conditions hang tough through Tuesday, then some sunshine will make a long-awaited appearance by mid-week! 

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    Dreary conditions hang tough through Tuesday, then some sunshine will make a long-awaited appearance by mid-week!

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  • First Warning Weather

    Gloomy conditions continue into the afternoon

    Gloomy conditions continue into the afternoon

    Monday, March 27 2017 11:39 AM EDT2017-03-27 15:39:01 GMT

    We picked up a decent amount of rain this morning but now the steady rain has moved out and the ice threat has diminished as well. However it will remain cloudy and damp with a few shower and pockets of drizzle this afternoon. There will be some areas of fog as well with chilly temperatures. Readings will reach into the lower 40's. 

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    We picked up a decent amount of rain this morning but now the steady rain has moved out and the ice threat has diminished as well. However it will remain cloudy and damp with a few shower and pockets of drizzle this afternoon. There will be some areas of fog as well with chilly temperatures. Readings will reach into the lower 40's. 

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Dreary conditions continue through the weekend

    Dreary conditions continue through the weekend

    Friday, March 24 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-03-25 02:38:39 GMT

    Most of the wet weather for today has ended and throughout the evening we will stay cloudy and brisk with the occasional sprinkle. More showers are on the way for the next several days and some of the higher elevations will have an occasional wintry mix...

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    Most of the wet weather for today has ended and throughout the evening we will stay cloudy and brisk with the occasional sprinkle. More showers are on the way for the next several days and some of the higher elevations will have an occasional wintry mix...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Clouds, showers and some winter weather returning

    Clouds, showers and some winter weather returning

    Thursday, March 23 2017 9:57 PM EDT2017-03-24 01:57:06 GMT

    Clouds will be on the increase after midnight ahead of a string of wet-weather makers. Our first round arrives late Friday morning as chilly rain with some sleet or wet snow possibly mixing in...

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    Clouds will be on the increase after midnight ahead of a string of wet-weather makers. Our first round arrives late Friday morning as chilly rain with some sleet or wet snow possibly mixing in...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Cold, breezy and dry for Thursday; wet weather to end the week

    Cold, breezy and dry for Thursday; wet weather to end the week

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 10:57 PM EDT2017-03-23 02:57:53 GMT

    We remain very cold and dry heading into Thursday, but several rounds of wet weather are expected from Friday through early next week. Temperatures will be a bit milder, but some sleet, freezing rain and/or snow will be possible...

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    We remain very cold and dry heading into Thursday, but several rounds of wet weather are expected from Friday through early next week. Temperatures will be a bit milder, but some sleet, freezing rain and/or snow will be possible...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Arctic temps and gusty wind return Wednesday

    Arctic temps and gusty wind return Wednesday

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 10:42 PM EDT2017-03-22 02:42:00 GMT

    An Arctic cold front will move through western Mass overnight, ushering in much colder air on gusty northwest winds! Our temperatures go back to below normal through the end of the week...

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    An Arctic cold front will move through western Mass overnight, ushering in much colder air on gusty northwest winds! Our temperatures go back to below normal through the end of the week...

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  • First Waning Forecast

    Nice Tuesday, then a big mid-week cool-down

    Nice Tuesday, then a big mid-week cool-down

    Monday, March 20 2017 10:34 PM EDT2017-03-21 02:34:47 GMT

    We saw a milder day across western Mass with highs hitting 50s for many! We stay mild Tuesday with quiet weather, but then a big chill arrives on gusty winds mid-week! 

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    We saw a milder day across western Mass with highs hitting 50s for many! We stay mild Tuesday with quiet weather, but then a big chill arrives on gusty winds mid-week! 

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  • First Warning Weather

    Mostly clear and cold tonight. Seasonable for the first day of Spring tomorrow

    Mostly clear and cold tonight. Seasonable for the first day of Spring tomorrow

    Sunday, March 19 2017 8:28 PM EDT2017-03-20 00:28:00 GMT
    After a cloudy start this morning we managed to see a decent amount of sunshine this afternoon. A breezy and cold night is on the way before seasonable temperatures return tomorrow for the first day of Spring. Skies become mostly clear tonight though it will be breezy and cold. Lows tonight will drop back into the lower and middle 20s. Spring officially arrives tomorrow morning at 6:29 am and after a cold start tomorrow morning seasonable temperatures are likely in the afternoon with...More >>
    After a cloudy start this morning we managed to see a decent amount of sunshine this afternoon. A breezy and cold night is on the way before seasonable temperatures return tomorrow for the first day of Spring. Skies become mostly clear tonight though it will be breezy and cold. Lows tonight will drop back into the lower and middle 20s. Spring officially arrives tomorrow morning at 6:29 am and after a cold start tomorrow morning seasonable temperatures are likely in the afternoon with...More >>
  • First Warning Forecast

    Cold lingers with snow chances back this weekend

    Cold lingers with snow chances back this weekend

    Thursday, March 16 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-03-17 02:38:39 GMT

    Our dry weather continues through the end of the week and the cold will linger as well, however temperatures don't look as frigid over the next few days...

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    Our dry weather continues through the end of the week and the cold will linger as well, however temperatures don't look as frigid over the next few days...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    We remain cold with more snow possible by the weekend

    We remain cold with more snow possible by the weekend

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 11:24 PM EDT2017-03-16 03:24:53 GMT

    As western Mass continues the snow cleanup, we struggle with continued cold and gusty wind. We won't have many changes through the end of the week and another round of snow is looking likely on Saturday...

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    As western Mass continues the snow cleanup, we struggle with continued cold and gusty wind. We won't have many changes through the end of the week and another round of snow is looking likely on Saturday...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Major winter storm to bring heavy snow to western Mass on Tuesday

    Major winter storm to bring heavy snow to western Mass on Tuesday

    Sunday, March 12 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-03-13 03:50:30 GMT

    After a windy, frigid Saturday it is a brutally cold start to your Sunday! Temperatures are in the single digits with wind chills are down between -10 to -25. Non doubt we have another frigid day on tap with highs again in the 20s, at least we'll have sunshine but the northwest winds of 20-30mph will make it feel colder! 

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    It will be another frigid cold day with highs again in the 20s, at least we'll have sunshine but the northwest wind of 20-30 mph will make it feel colder! Wind Chills will remain in the single digits. We tied the daily record low of 7 degrees this morning at Westover Air Reserve Base

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Brutal Cold This Weekend; Snowstorm Next Week

    Brutal Cold This Weekend; Snowstorm Next Week

    Friday, March 10 2017 10:39 PM EST2017-03-11 03:39:18 GMT

    Arctic air continues to build into western Mass on gusty northwest winds. We remain brutally cold this weekend and below normal temps persist through next week. We also are facing a major snowstorm on Tuesday...

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    Arctic air continues to build into western Mass on gusty northwest winds. We remain brutally cold this weekend and below normal temps persist through next week. We also are facing a major snowstorm on Tuesday...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Tracking light snow for the morning drive

    Tracking light snow for the morning drive

    Thursday, March 9 2017 10:46 PM EST2017-03-10 03:46:14 GMT

    We are tracking a round of snow which looks to mainly impact the I-95 corridor Friday morning, but we may see some minor accumulations here in western Mass as well, followed by brutal cold for the weekend.

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    We are tracking a round of snow which looks to mainly impact the I-95 corridor Friday morning, but we may see some minor accumulations here in western Mass as well, followed by brutal cold for the weekend.

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Breezy, nice Thursday, then winter returns

    Breezy, nice Thursday, then winter returns

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 10:42 PM EST2017-03-09 03:42:42 GMT

    Cooler air moves in tonight and Thursday, then frigid Arctic air arrives for the weekend. We are also tracking some snow chances over the next several days, with the first chance arriving Friday morning... 

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    Cooler air moves in tonight and Thursday, then frigid Arctic air arrives for the weekend. We are also tracking some snow chances over the next several days, with the first chance arriving Friday morning... 

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Rain exits early Wednesday, then we get milder

    Rain exits early Wednesday, then we get milder

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 10:57 PM EST2017-03-08 03:57:27 GMT

    Temperatures will hover in the 40s for the remainder of the day and even rise slightly overnight. Scattered showers linger ahead of an approaching cold front and a steady rain is expected very early Wednesday morning...

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    Temperatures will hover in the 40s for the remainder of the day and even rise slightly overnight. Scattered showers linger ahead of an approaching cold front and a steady rain is expected very early Wednesday morning...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Clear and cold with diminishing winds tonight. Milder air moves in tomorrow

    Clear and cold with diminishing winds tonight. Milder air moves in tomorrow

    Sunday, March 5 2017 4:38 PM EST2017-03-05 21:38:21 GMT

    After a windy and cold weekend we will see milder air gradually work into the region during the beginning and middle of the week. We will see some shower chances by the middle of the week.  

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    After a windy and cold weekend we will see milder air gradually work into the region during the beginning and middle of the week. We will see some shower chances by the middle of the week.  

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Colder and blustery with snow squalls late Friday

    Colder and blustery with snow squalls late Friday

    Thursday, March 2 2017 10:47 PM EST2017-03-03 03:47:31 GMT

    We stay clear and breezy overnight with colder temperatures on tap, however, we turn much colder Friday night through Saturday!

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    We stay clear and breezy overnight with colder temperatures on tap, however, we turn much colder Friday night through Saturday!

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  • First Warning Forecast

    A severe weather threat for Wednesday across western Mass

    A severe weather threat for Wednesday across western Mass

    Tuesday, February 28 2017 10:35 PM EST2017-03-01 03:35:41 GMT

    A few showers, mist and fog are possible through Wednesday morning, then as we head into the afternoon, thunderstorms become more likely.

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    A few showers, mist and fog are possible through Wednesday morning, then as we head into the afternoon, thunderstorms become more likely.

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Another warm up this week with more storms possible

    Another warm up this week with more storms possible

    Monday, February 27 2017 10:20 PM EST2017-02-28 03:20:22 GMT

    Milder temperatures are back for the first half of this week. We have significantly colder air arriving by the end of the week and showers and thunderstorms in-between the two extremes...

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    Milder temperatures are back for the first half of this week. We have significantly colder air arriving by the end of the week and showers and thunderstorms in-between the two extremes...

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  • Note-worthy tornadoes in western Mass

    Note-worthy tornadoes in western Mass

    Monday, February 27 2017 6:24 PM EST2017-02-27 23:24:06 GMT

    The tornado in western Mass Saturday was the first tornado in February in our recorded history. However, tornadoes aren't all that rare in western Mass. Here's a look at some of the worst we've seen.

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    The tornado in western Mass Saturday was the first tornado in February in our recorded history. However, tornadoes aren't all that rare in western Mass. Here's a look at some of the worst we've seen.

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  • First Warning Weather

    Mostly clear and cold tonight. Milder air moves in tomorrow

    Mostly clear and cold tonight. Milder air moves in tomorrow

    Sunday, February 26 2017 8:22 PM EST2017-02-27 01:22:03 GMT

    What a difference a day makes. After seeing temperatures in the 60s and 70s the last few days we were treated to a dose of reality this afternoon as temperatures only topped out in the upper 30s and lower 40s this afternoon. T 

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    What a difference a day makes. After seeing temperatures in the 60s and 70s the last few days we were treated to a dose of reality this afternoon as temperatures only topped out in the upper 30s and lower 40s this afternoon. T 

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  • First Warning Weather

    Some sunshine but windy and much colder today

    Some sunshine but windy and much colder today

    Sunday, February 26 2017 8:07 AM EST2017-02-26 13:07:52 GMT
    We set another record high yesterday at Westover in Chicopee as we topped out at 71 degrees. That broke the old record of 67 set back in 1976. After several days of record warmth it's back to reality today as colder air is moving in though it will not last. Skies will become mostly sunny today but it will be a windy afternoon with west/northwesterly winds between 10-25 mph with some occasional gusts to 35 mph. Highs will top out in the upper 30s and lower 40s this afternoon, which it...More >>
    We set another record high yesterday at Westover in Chicopee as we topped out at 71 degrees. That broke the old record of 67 set back in 1976. After several days of record warmth it's back to reality today as colder air is moving in though it will not last. Skies will become mostly sunny today but it will be a windy afternoon with west/northwesterly winds between 10-25 mph with some occasional gusts to 35 mph. Highs will top out in the upper 30s and lower 40s this afternoon, which it...More >>
  • First Warning Weather

    Showers and thunderstorms likely this evening. Turning colder tomorrow

    Showers and thunderstorms likely this evening. Turning colder tomorrow

    Saturday, February 25 2017 4:11 PM EST2017-02-25 21:11:27 GMT

    For the second day is a row we set a new record high at Westover in Chicopee. We topped out so far at 69 degrees this afternoon which broke the old record of 67 set back in 1976. Get ready for big changes as we head into tomorrow. 

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    For the second day is a row we set a new record high at Westover in Chicopee. We topped out so far at 69 degrees this afternoon which broke the old record of 67 set back in 1976. Get ready for big changes as we head into tomorrow. 

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Warm temps last through Saturday, then seasonable cold returns

    Warm temps last through Saturday, then seasonable cold returns

    Friday, February 24 2017 5:47 AM EST2017-02-24 10:47:15 GMT

    Warm temperatures continue through Friday and Saturday, then our next storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms, followed by a big temperature drop!

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    Warm temperatures continue through Friday and Saturday, then our next storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms, followed by a big temperature drop!

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  • Does spring mean an end to snow? NO.

    Does spring mean an end to snow? NO.

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 9:39 PM EST2017-02-23 02:39:16 GMT
    Well, we are nearing the end of meteorological winter, which in terms of climate and weather records ends February 28th. This is confusing to some because the recognized date of spring is March 20th. March 20th is the technical first day of spring based on the earth’s position relative to the sun. This is the ‘real’ start to spring. But in terms of weather patterns, this is when we start shifting to more ‘spring-like’ weather. Now, that doesn’t nec...More >>
    Well, we are nearing the end of meteorological winter, which in terms of climate and weather records ends February 28th. This is confusing to some because the recognized date of spring is March 20th. March 20th is the technical first day of spring based on the earth’s position relative to the sun. This is the ‘real’ start to spring. But in terms of weather patterns, this is when we start shifting to more ‘spring-like’ weather. Now, that doesn’t nec...More >>
  • First Warning Forecast

    Warm temps through Saturday

    Warm temps through Saturday

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 9:01 PM EST2017-02-23 02:01:44 GMT

    Temperatures cool back to the 30s overnight with developing fog. We have another dry and warmer day Thursday with high temps getting into the 60s!

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    Temperatures cool back to the 30s overnight with developing fog. We have another dry and warmer day Thursday with high temps getting into the 60s!

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Icy spots overnight but temps surge late week

    Icy spots overnight but temps surge late week

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 10:48 PM EST2017-02-22 03:48:24 GMT

    A few light showers are on the way for late tonight. In the hills and Berkshires, temperatures may be cold enough for some light freezing rain-which may cause some slick spots on untreated roadways...

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    A few light showers are on the way for late tonight. In the hills and Berkshires, temperatures may be cold enough for some light freezing rain-which may cause some slick spots on untreated roadways...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    A colder morning on the way, but a warmer week ahead

    A colder morning on the way, but a warmer week ahead

    Monday, February 20 2017 10:50 PM EST2017-02-21 03:50:39 GMT

    We are cooler and breezy this evening compared to what we felt this past weekend, but going forward, another warm up is in store this week...

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    We are cooler and breezy this evening compared to what we felt this past weekend, but going forward, another warm up is in store this week...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Colder air on the way

    Colder air on the way

    Sunday, February 19 2017 8:56 PM EST2017-02-20 01:56:15 GMT

    What a afternoon we saw! Thanks to mostly sunny skies temperatures rose well into the 50s. A dry cold front pushing through the region will bring a brief cool down tomorrow before temperatures warm back up by mid to late week.  

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    What a afternoon we saw! Thanks to mostly sunny skies temperatures rose well into the 50s. A dry cold front pushing through the region will bring a brief cool down tomorrow before temperatures warm back up by mid to late week.  

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  • First Warning Weather

    A partly sunny, breezy and mild Sunday

    A partly sunny, breezy and mild Sunday

    Sunday, February 19 2017 8:05 AM EST2017-02-19 13:05:38 GMT
    Another mild but breezy afternoon is on tap for today. A dry cold front pushes through the region later today and that will bring a brief cool down tomorrow before temperatures warm back up by mid to late week. We continue with generally partly cloudy skies through this afternoon as low pressure passes to our north. Temperatures will again return to the upper 40s and a few low 50s in the afternoon. A cold front will finally push south through our area Sunday night and allow for brief...More >>
    Another mild but breezy afternoon is on tap for today. A dry cold front pushes through the region later today and that will bring a brief cool down tomorrow before temperatures warm back up by mid to late week. We continue with generally partly cloudy skies through this afternoon as low pressure passes to our north. Temperatures will again return to the upper 40s and a few low 50s in the afternoon. A cold front will finally push south through our area Sunday night and allow for brief...More >>
  • First Warning Weather

    A few clouds but not as cold tonight. A mild but breezy day tomorrow

    A few clouds but not as cold tonight. A mild but breezy day tomorrow

    Sunday, February 19 2017 7:11 AM EST2017-02-19 12:11:18 GMT

    It was a mild afternoon as temperatures approached 50 degrees. Tomorrow looks to be another mild day before cooler air moves in for Monday.  A few clouds are possible tonight as well but it will not be as cold as last night as lows drop back into the upper 20s and lower 30s. We continue with generally partly cloudy skies through Sunday as low pressure passes to our north. Temperatures will again return to the upper 40s and a few low 50s in the afternoon. A cold front will finall...

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    It was a mild afternoon as temperatures approached 50 degrees. Tomorrow looks to be another mild day before cooler air moves in for Monday.  A few clouds are possible tonight as well but it will not be as cold as last night as lows drop back into the upper 20s and lower 30s. We continue with generally partly cloudy skies through Sunday as low pressure passes to our north. Temperatures will again return to the upper 40s and a few low 50s in the afternoon. A cold front will finall...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    A sunny, brisk Friday, then we turn milder

    A sunny, brisk Friday, then we turn milder

    Thursday, February 16 2017 10:36 PM EST2017-02-17 03:36:23 GMT

    Any flurries around this evening will come to an end and skies will mostly clear out for tonight. Expect colder temps along with a continued breeze for Friday morning, then temperatures start moderating for the weekend.

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    Any flurries around this evening will come to an end and skies will mostly clear out for tonight. Expect colder temps along with a continued breeze for Friday morning, then temperatures start moderating for the weekend.

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Gusty winds and colder temps around to end the week

    Gusty winds and colder temps around to end the week

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 10:46 PM EST2017-02-16 03:46:01 GMT

    Rain and snow showers continue through this evening here in western Mass. Temperatures will fall back into the lower 30s, allowing even the valley to see some snow, but little to no accumulation is expected. Watch out for slushy, wet road conditions though.

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    Rain and snow showers continue through this evening here in western Mass. Temperatures will fall back into the lower 30s, allowing even the valley to see some snow, but little to no accumulation is expected. Watch out for slushy, wet road conditions though.

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  • First Warning Weather

    Dry overnight; rain and snow possible midday Wednesday

    Dry overnight; rain and snow possible midday Wednesday

    Tuesday, February 14 2017 11:43 PM EST2017-02-15 04:43:44 GMT

    Happy Valentine's Day! There will be no weather issues this afternoon or evening so your Valentine's Day plans should go off without a hitch!  This afternoon will feature a mixture of sunshine and clouds with temperatures reaching into the low to mid 30's. The wind will be much lighter today so it will feel quite a bit more comfortable. 

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    Happy Valentine's Day! There will be no weather issues this afternoon or evening so your Valentine's Day plans should go off without a hitch!  This afternoon will feature a mixture of sunshine and clouds with temperatures reaching into the low to mid 30's. The wind will be much lighter today so it will feel quite a bit more comfortable. 

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  • First Warning Weather

    Wind relaxes overnight; enjoyable Valentine's Day weather ahead!

    Wind relaxes overnight; enjoyable Valentine's Day weather ahead!

    Monday, February 13 2017 11:04 PM EST2017-02-14 04:04:32 GMT

    The storm that gave us the snow continues to move away but it also continues to generate a lot of wind.  In fact, a Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 pm for all of western Mass. It has been a windy afternoon as low pressure continues to strengthen as it moves away from the Gulf of Maine. 

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    The storm that gave us the snow continues to move away but it also continues to generate a lot of wind.  In fact, a Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 pm for all of western Mass. It has been a windy afternoon as low pressure continues to strengthen as it moves away from the Gulf of Maine. 

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  • First Warning Weather

    Left over flurries with strong winds today

    Left over flurries with strong winds today

    Monday, February 13 2017 3:34 AM EST2017-02-13 08:34:30 GMT

    Snow continues to come down this evening and is mixing with sleet at times too. Snow will linger into tonight, but will be tapering off for the valley after 10pm. Hills and Berkshires continue with snow showers overnight and wind for everyone will increase through the morning!

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    A Wind Advisory remains in effect today from 5 am through 7 pm for all of western Mass. Winds will be increasing this morning as low pressure continues to rapidly strengthen off the coast. Expect NW winds of 15-30 mph much of the day and gusts may occasionally reach 45 mph! Isolated to scattered power outages may result from the the strong gusty winds. 

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Light snow tonight, then more plowable snow Sunday

    Light snow tonight, then more plowable snow Sunday

    Friday, February 10 2017 10:57 PM EST2017-02-11 03:57:12 GMT

    Winter Storm Watches have already been issued for our next significant snow on Sunday! We do have minor snow accumulations tonight of 2-3 inches, but more than 6 are possible Sunday into Monday...

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    Winter Storm Watches have already been issued for our next significant snow on Sunday! We do have minor snow accumulations tonight of 2-3 inches, but more than 6 are possible Sunday into Monday...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Major storm continues to move out but more snow on the way

    Major storm continues to move out but more snow on the way

    Friday, February 10 2017 4:14 AM EST2017-02-10 09:14:40 GMT

    The major snowstorm that dumped over a foot of snow to the area continues to spin away but of course the clean up continues so be sure to take it slow and allow for plenty of extra time this morning! It will be bright but very cold and still windy today too. There may be a bit of blow snowing. Also, make sure to grab the sunglasses as well this morning. There will be lots of solar glare with the fresh snow pack and sunshine. 

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    The major snowstorm that dumped over a foot of snow to the area continues to spin away but of course the clean up continues so be sure to take it slow and allow for plenty of extra time this morning! It will be bright but very cold and still windy today too. There may be a bit of blow snowing. Also, make sure to grab the sunglasses as well this morning. There will be lots of solar glare with the fresh snow pack and sunshine. 

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  • First Warning Weather

    Western Mass Snow Totals

    Western Mass Snow Totals

    Thursday, February 9 2017 9:32 PM EST2017-02-10 02:32:51 GMT

    Western Mass' first major winter storm in the last two years has really piled snow up across the area.  These snow totals are preliminary and will be updated as new information comes into the Western Mass News newsroom. 

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    Western Mass' first major winter storm in the last two years has really piled snow up across the area.  These snow totals are preliminary and will be updated as new information comes into the Western Mass News newsroom. 

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  • First Warning Weather Day

    Biggest snowstorm of the season on the way for Thursday

    Biggest snowstorm of the season on the way for Thursday

    Thursday, February 9 2017 4:43 AM EST2017-02-09 09:43:37 GMT

    A major snowstorm is on tap for Thursday across western Mass and pretty much all of southern New England. Several inches of dry, fluffy snow will accumulate through the morning and early afternoon...

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    A major snowstorm is on tap for Thursday across western Mass and pretty much all of southern New England. Several inches of dry, fluffy snow will accumulate through the morning and early afternoon...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Mostly cloudy and breezy today with a few flurries. Watching a storm for Tuesday & Wednesday

    Mostly cloudy and breezy today with a few flurries. Watching a storm for Tuesday & Wednesday

    Sunday, February 5 2017 8:07 AM EST2017-02-05 13:07:18 GMT
    It will be another breezy day but at least temperatures will be slightly above normal this afternoon. A sunny and seasonable day is expected tomorrow before a storm system brings a wintry mix to rain Tuesday & Wednesday. High pressure moves offshore today allowing for some slightly warmer temps-though still in the 30s. A weak system passes to our north Sunday, bringing mostly cloudy skies and some occasional flurries. Under partly cloudy skies tonight lows will drop back into the...More >>
    It will be another breezy day but at least temperatures will be slightly above normal this afternoon. A sunny and seasonable day is expected tomorrow before a storm system brings a wintry mix to rain Tuesday & Wednesday. High pressure moves offshore today allowing for some slightly warmer temps-though still in the 30s. A weak system passes to our north Sunday, bringing mostly cloudy skies and some occasional flurries. Under partly cloudy skies tonight lows will drop back into the...More >>
  • First Warning Forecast

    A Cold, Brisk February Weekend on Tap

    A Cold, Brisk February Weekend on Tap

    Thursday, February 2 2017 8:46 PM EST2017-02-03 01:46:30 GMT

    Clear and very cold across western Mass tonight! Temperatures return to the teens with a continued breeze that we will feel much of the weekend.

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    Clear and very cold across western Mass tonight! Temperatures return to the teens with a continued breeze that we will feel much of the weekend.

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  • First Warning Weather

    Partly cloudy and colder tonight. Some sun but chilly tomorrow

    Partly cloudy and colder tonight. Some sun but chilly tomorrow

    Sunday, January 29 2017 5:43 PM EST2017-01-29 22:43:28 GMT
    Slightly colder air will begin to drain into the region as a weak upper level low moves to the east of the Pioneer Valley. A couple of systems could bring some light snow to the region for the middle of the week. Skies will become partly cloudy tonight and winds will become lighter. Colder air moving into the region will help temperatures drop back into the middle and upper teens overnight. It will certainly be a colder start tomorrow morning as you head out the door and get the kids...More >>
    Slightly colder air will begin to drain into the region as a weak upper level low moves to the east of the Pioneer Valley. A couple of systems could bring some light snow to the region for the middle of the week. Skies will become partly cloudy tonight and winds will become lighter. Colder air moving into the region will help temperatures drop back into the middle and upper teens overnight. It will certainly be a colder start tomorrow morning as you head out the door and get the kids...More >>
  • First Warning Forecast

    A few showers overnight; more arrive Thursday afternoon

    A few showers overnight; more arrive Thursday afternoon

    Wednesday, January 25 2017 5:22 PM EST2017-01-25 22:22:44 GMT

    After a busy couple days, the weather calmed down and allowed us to catch our collective breaths. Temperatures were more milder this afternoon – reaching to the upper 30s and low 40s. Not bad for this time of year! There was a few rays of sun earlier, but clouds have thickened up this afternoon and will remain in place overnight.

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    After a busy couple days, the weather calmed down and allowed us to catch our collective breaths. Temperatures were more milder this afternoon – reaching to the upper 30s and low 40s. Not bad for this time of year! There was a few rays of sun earlier, but clouds have thickened up this afternoon and will remain in place overnight.

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  • FIRST WARNING WEATHER DAY

    Storm moves out but slippery spots and black ice left over for morning commute

    Storm moves out but slippery spots and black ice left over for morning commute

    Wednesday, January 25 2017 5:33 AM EST2017-01-25 10:33:24 GMT

    The storm system is moving away. Precipitation has come to an end but watch out for black ice and slippery spots here and there. Temperatures are right around freezing across the area. Be sure to take it slow and allow for extra time this morning.  

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    The storm system is moving away. Precipitation has come to an end but watch out for black ice and slippery spots here and there. Temperatures are right around freezing across the area. Be sure to take it slow and allow for extra time this morning.  

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  • First Warning Weather

    Mostly cloudy skies today with the chance for a shower

    Mostly cloudy skies today with the chance for a shower

    Sunday, January 22 2017 8:08 AM EST2017-01-22 13:08:58 GMT

    Waking up to areas of patchy, dense fog this morning.

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    Waking up to areas of patchy, dense fog this morning.

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Sunshine returns, a nice Thursday on tap

    Sunshine returns, a nice Thursday on tap

    Thursday, January 19 2017 9:38 AM EST2017-01-19 14:38:52 GMT

    Skies have cleared out giving way to sunshine as high pressure builds into New England. Temperatures will reach into the into the mid 40s. (Not bad for mid-January) It will almost feel a bit like early Spring! It will be clear and chilly overnight. Expect a chilly frosty start tomorrow with readings near 20.  

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    Skies have cleared out giving way to sunshine as high pressure builds into New England. Temperatures will reach into the into the mid 40s. (Not bad for mid-January) It will almost feel a bit like early Spring! It will be clear and chilly overnight. Expect a chilly frosty start tomorrow with readings near 20.  

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Wet, Slick and Slushy Roads a Concern Through Wednesday AM

    Wet, Slick and Slushy Roads a Concern Through Wednesday AM

    Wednesday, January 18 2017 8:36 AM EST2017-01-18 13:36:16 GMT

    A wintry mix continues to fall across the region tonight and may result in slushy, slick and wet road conditions through Wednesday morning.

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    A wintry mix continues to fall across the region tonight and may result in slushy, slick and wet road conditions through Wednesday morning.

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  • First Warning

    A Wintry Mix on tap for Tuesday Afternoon through Wednesday Morning

    A Wintry Mix on tap for Tuesday Afternoon through Wednesday Morning

    Monday, January 16 2017 10:47 PM EST2017-01-17 03:47:23 GMT

    We are dry and cold overnight, then a mix of wintry precipitation arrives Tuesday afternoon. Winter Weather Advisories are up for all of western Mass. 

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    We are dry and cold overnight, then a mix of wintry precipitation arrives Tuesday afternoon. Winter Weather Advisories are up for all of western Mass. 

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  • First Warning Weather

    Clear and very cold tonight. Another mostly sunny day tomorrow

    Clear and very cold tonight. Another mostly sunny day tomorrow

    Sunday, January 15 2017 4:58 PM EST2017-01-15 21:58:11 GMT

    It turned out to be a pleasant afternoon thanks to plenty of sunshine and temperatures in many locations a few degrees above normal for this time of year.

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    It turned out to be a pleasant afternoon thanks to plenty of sunshine and temperatures in many locations a few degrees above normal for this time of year.

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  • First Warning

    Colder temps are back and will last through the weekend

    Colder temps are back and will last through the weekend

    Friday, January 13 2017 10:56 PM EST2017-01-14 03:56:07 GMT

    A dry, cold January weekend on tap for New England!

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    A dry, cold January weekend on tap for New England!

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  • First Warning Weather

    Drying out and getting colder Friday

    Drying out and getting colder Friday

    Thursday, January 12 2017 10:56 PM EST2017-01-13 03:56:29 GMT

    Showers end tonight and colder air will be moving in throughout our Friday. We go back to temps around and slightly below normal this weekend...

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    Showers end tonight and colder air will be moving in throughout our Friday. We go back to temps around and slightly below normal this weekend...

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  • First Warning

    A soggy, mild Thursday, but then the cold returns

    A soggy, mild Thursday, but then the cold returns

    Wednesday, January 11 2017 10:40 PM EST2017-01-12 03:40:47 GMT

    Rain overnight will taper to showers by the morning. We are looking at another mild day with another round of rain for the afternoon and a healthy southwest breeze. Colder temps return Friday...

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    Rain overnight will taper to showers by the morning. We are looking at another mild day with another round of rain for the afternoon and a healthy southwest breeze. Colder temps return Friday...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Wintry mix to rain this evening; gorgeous Wednesday afternoon

    Wintry mix to rain this evening; gorgeous Wednesday afternoon

    Tuesday, January 10 2017 5:40 PM EST2017-01-10 22:40:18 GMT

    Temperatures have reached into the low and middle 30s this afternoon.  As mild air continues push in, any snow/mix showers will change to plain rain overnight as temperatures climb through the 30s. Before the change-over, the valley could see a few scattered coating of snow with 1" possible in the higher terrain. 

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    Temperatures have reached into the low and middle 30s this afternoon.  As mild air continues push in, any snow/mix showers will change to plain rain overnight as temperatures climb through the 30s. Before the change-over, the valley could see a few scattered coating of snow with 1" possible in the higher terrain. 

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  • First Warning Weather

    Frigid start with a few flurries possible Tuesday evening

    Frigid start with a few flurries possible Tuesday evening

    Monday, January 9 2017 5:08 PM EST2017-01-09 22:08:54 GMT

    It was a frigid start with temperatures near zero this morning! It has remained cold this afternoon with temperatures only reaching near 20. Expect another frigid night into Tuesday. With clear skies, calming winds, and a fresh snow pack on the ground, western Mass will be back into the single digits.

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    It was a frigid start with temperatures near zero this morning! It has remained cold this afternoon with temperatures only reaching near 20. Expect another frigid night into Tuesday. With clear skies, calming winds, and a fresh snow pack on the ground, western Mass will be back into the single digits.

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  • First Warning Weather

    Snow coming to an end. Partial clearing and cold overnight

    Snow coming to an end. Partial clearing and cold overnight

    Saturday, January 7 2017 9:58 PM EST2017-01-08 02:58:27 GMT

    Snow is coming to an end with some clearing taking place overnight

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    Snow is coming to an end with some clearing taking place overnight

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  • First Warning Weather

    Snow showers possible for Friday morning's commute

    Snow showers possible for Friday morning's commute

    Friday, January 6 2017 6:45 AM EST2017-01-06 11:45:53 GMT

    It's been an average sort of January day – lows in the teens and highs in the low 30s – with a mix of sun and clouds. Clouds will build overnight as we track our next chance for snow early Friday. This fast moving wave of low pressure passes south and east of New England.

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    It's been an average sort of January day – lows in the teens and highs in the low 30s – with a mix of sun and clouds. Clouds will build overnight as we track our next chance for snow early Friday. This fast moving wave of low pressure passes south and east of New England.

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  • First Warning

    New Drought Monitor shows improvement across the state

    New Drought Monitor shows improvement across the state

    Thursday, January 5 2017 10:10 AM EST2017-01-05 15:10:44 GMT

    The latest Drought Monitor, which comes out every Thursday morning, shows some improvement across the state. The area of extreme drought has shrunk significantly, going from over 36 percent of the state to just over 8 percent in the latest update.  The bulk of improvement is across eastern Massachusetts in the counties of Essex, Middlesex and Worcester with little improvement in western Mass. These counties have gone from extreme drought to severe drought. Greate...

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    The latest Drought Monitor, which comes out every Thursday morning, shows some improvement across the state. The area of extreme drought has shrunk significantly, going from over 36 percent of the state to just over 8 percent in the latest update.  The bulk of improvement is across eastern Massachusetts in the counties of Essex, Middlesex and Worcester with little improvement in western Mass. These counties have gone from extreme drought to severe drought. Greate...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Dry and cold Thursday; flurries possible Friday morning

    Dry and cold Thursday; flurries possible Friday morning

    Wednesday, January 4 2017 11:23 PM EST2017-01-05 04:23:51 GMT

    Temperatures this afternoon topped off 10-12° above-average the average for this time of year. Unfortunately those temperatures will be short lived as a couple of cold fronts move through to usher in Arctic air.

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    Temperatures this afternoon topped off 10-12° above-average the average for this time of year. Unfortunately those temperatures will be short lived as a couple of cold fronts move through to usher in Arctic air.

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Rain ending overnight; snow shower possible tomorrow evening

    Rain ending overnight; snow shower possible tomorrow evening

    Tuesday, January 3 2017 10:06 PM EST2017-01-04 03:06:11 GMT

    Rain continues through the afternoon and evening and may be heavy at times. Heavy rain and fog will reduce visibility through tonight, then showers end with fog lingering into the early morning hours.

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    Rain continues through the afternoon and evening and may be heavy at times. Heavy rain and fog will reduce visibility through tonight, then showers end with fog lingering into the early morning hours.

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  • First Warning Weather

    Rain on the way for Tuesday

    Rain on the way for Tuesday

    Monday, January 2 2017 10:44 PM EST2017-01-03 03:44:28 GMT

    A little light, spotty freezing rain/drizzle/sleet is possible overnight. Roads may be slick in spots through Tuesday morning, especially in the hill towns...

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    A little light, spotty freezing rain/drizzle/sleet is possible overnight. Roads may be slick in spots through Tuesday morning, especially in the hill towns...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Clear and cold with diminishing winds tonight

    Clear and cold with diminishing winds tonight

    Sunday, January 1 2017 5:41 PM EST2017-01-01 22:41:34 GMT
    Clear skies and cold temperatures are on the way tonight. Early sun tomorrow morning will give way to increasing clouds tomorrow afternoon as a storm system approaches the region. Some freezing rain is possible Monday evening. After a breezy afternoon the winds will begin to diminish this evening as high pressure remains in control. Temperatures will drop off quickly and overnight lows will drop back into the lower and middle teens. It will be a cold start tomorrow morning but with s...More >>
    Clear skies and cold temperatures are on the way tonight. Early sun tomorrow morning will give way to increasing clouds tomorrow afternoon as a storm system approaches the region. Some freezing rain is possible Monday evening. After a breezy afternoon the winds will begin to diminish this evening as high pressure remains in control. Temperatures will drop off quickly and overnight lows will drop back into the lower and middle teens. It will be a cold start tomorrow morning but with s...More >>
  • FIRST WARNING

    Snow showers possible this evening. Sunshine returns for the first day of 2017

    Snow showers possible this evening. Sunshine returns for the first day of 2017

    Saturday, December 31 2016 4:40 PM EST2016-12-31 21:40:39 GMT

    Some snow showers are possible this evening, which could make for some slippery roads tonight. Sunshine returns for the first day of 2017.

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    Some snow showers are possible this evening, which could make for some slippery roads tonight. Sunshine returns for the first day of 2017.

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Some slick spots this morning. Partly sunny this afternoon

    Some slick spots this morning. Partly sunny this afternoon

    Friday, December 30 2016 7:09 AM EST2016-12-30 12:09:20 GMT

    There could be some areas of black ice this morning especially on secondary roads. Allow for a few extra minutes as you head out this morning. 

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    There could be some areas of black ice this morning especially on secondary roads. Allow for a few extra minutes as you head out this morning. 

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Tracking potential heavy snow for Thursday

    Tracking potential heavy snow for Thursday

    Tuesday, December 27 2016 4:58 PM EST2016-12-27 21:58:06 GMT

    Winter Storm Watches have been issued for a possible snow storm that could bring several inches of heavy, wet snow to western Mass...

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    Winter Storm Watches have been issued for a possible snow storm that could bring several inches of heavy, wet snow to western Mass...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Rain and rising temps overnight, then watching for possible snow Thursday

    Rain and rising temps overnight, then watching for possible snow Thursday

    Monday, December 26 2016 10:48 PM EST2016-12-27 03:48:41 GMT

    We saw icy roads much of the afternoon and evening here in western Mass, but temperatures overnight continue to rise, melting ice. Plain rain expected through Tuesday morning with temps rising into the lower 50s by Noon!

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    We saw icy roads much of the afternoon and evening here in western Mass, but temperatures overnight continue to rise, melting ice. Plain rain expected through Tuesday morning with temps rising into the lower 50s by Noon!

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  • First Warning Weather Alert

    Dry and cold tonight, then an icy mix possible Monday

    Dry and cold tonight, then an icy mix possible Monday

    Sunday, December 25 2016 10:34 PM EST2016-12-26 03:34:20 GMT

    Temperatures get much colder on this Christmas night with lows nearing single digits for many! We begin dry and sunny Monday, but our next storm may coat roads with ice by the evening...

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    Temperatures get much colder on this Christmas night with lows nearing single digits for many! We begin dry and sunny Monday, but our next storm may coat roads with ice by the evening...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Clearing and colder tonight. A sunny and seasonable Christmas Day

    Clearing and colder tonight. A sunny and seasonable Christmas Day

    Saturday, December 24 2016 2:55 PM EST2016-12-24 19:55:44 GMT

    A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY has been issued for Berkshire, Franklin, Hampshire, & Hampden counties until 2pm this afternoon.  

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    A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY has been issued for Berkshire, Franklin, Hampshire, & Hampden counties until 2pm this afternoon.  

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  • First Warning Weather

    A sunny and seasonable end to the week

    A sunny and seasonable end to the week

    Friday, December 23 2016 7:49 AM EST2016-12-23 12:49:29 GMT

    A quiet get away day is on tap today with some sunshine and seasonable temperatures. A cold front will bring some rain to the region on Christmas Eve Day before sunshine returns for Christmas.

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    A quiet get away day is on tap today with some sunshine and seasonable temperatures. A cold front will bring some rain to the region on Christmas Eve Day before sunshine returns for Christmas.

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  • Janna's First Warning Forecast

    Breezy and cold tonight, then sunshine is back Friday

    Breezy and cold tonight, then sunshine is back Friday

    Thursday, December 22 2016 10:21 PM EST2016-12-23 03:21:09 GMT

    We will be breezy through the evening and night with clouds gradually decreasing. Our week ends with plenty of sunshine, but it won't last all weekend...

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    We will be breezy through the evening and night with clouds gradually decreasing. Our week ends with plenty of sunshine, but it won't last all weekend...

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  • First Warning Forecast

    A little snow on the way for Thursday

    A little snow on the way for Thursday

    Wednesday, December 21 2016 8:44 PM EST2016-12-22 01:44:13 GMT

    We are milder today with temperatures back above freezing... expect cold and dry conditions tonight followed by a little snow for Thursday morning.

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    We are milder today with temperatures back above freezing... expect cold and dry conditions tonight followed by a little snow for Thursday morning.

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  • First Warning

    A sunny, seasonable start to Winter

    A sunny, seasonable start to Winter

    Tuesday, December 20 2016 10:54 PM EST2016-12-21 03:54:37 GMT

    Patchy clouds and a breeze are keeping temperatures a little less cold compared to last night, but most return to the lower and mid teens by morning...

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    Patchy clouds and a breeze are keeping temperatures a little less cold compared to last night, but most return to the lower and mid teens by morning...

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  • First Warning Weather Day

    Dangerous cold and damaging wind gusts through Friday morning

    Dangerous cold and damaging wind gusts through Friday morning

    Thursday, December 15 2016 10:49 PM EST2016-12-16 03:49:58 GMT

    High Wind Warnings and Wind Chill Advisories for the Pioneer Valley through Friday morning! Expect very cold temperatures and potential damaging wind gusts overnight. 

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    High Wind Warnings and Wind Chill Advisories for the Pioneer Valley through Friday morning! Expect very cold temperatures and potential damaging wind gusts overnight. 

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Strong wind and possible life-threatening wind chills Thursday and Friday

    Strong wind and possible life-threatening wind chills Thursday and Friday

    Wednesday, December 14 2016 10:54 PM EST2016-12-15 03:54:14 GMT

    Brutal cold begins moving in tonight, but the coldest air and strongest winds expected will move in late Thursday into Friday morning. Following the Arctic outbreak, another round of snow moves in to kick off the weekend.

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    Brutal cold begins moving in tonight, but the coldest air and strongest winds expected will move in late Thursday into Friday morning. Following the Arctic outbreak, another round of snow moves in to kick off the weekend.

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Light snow tonight with Arctic cold for the end of the week

    Light snow tonight with Arctic cold for the end of the week

    Tuesday, December 13 2016 10:20 PM EST2016-12-14 03:20:11 GMT

    Snow showers are on the way for tonight through very early Wednesday morning. Minor accumulations are possible with only a few spots seeing an inch-most will see less. Arctic cold sweeps in for Thursday and Friday...

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    Snow showers are on the way for tonight through very early Wednesday morning. Minor accumulations are possible with only a few spots seeing an inch-most will see less. Arctic cold sweeps in for Thursday and Friday...

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  • First Warning Weather

    Snow develops this evening, becoming steadier and heavier overnight

    Snow develops this evening, becoming steadier and heavier overnight

    Sunday, December 11 2016 7:21 PM EST2016-12-12 00:21:06 GMT

    We are starting this morning in the teens, feeling like the single digits in the Berkshires. 

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    We are starting this morning in the teens, feeling like the single digits in the Berkshires. 

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  • First Warning Weather

    Frigid temps continue and measurable snow is on the way!

    Frigid temps continue and measurable snow is on the way!

    Friday, December 9 2016 10:22 PM EST2016-12-10 03:22:04 GMT

    Frigid temperatures remain the big story going into the weekend, but our focus will shift to an approaching snow storm that looks to bring moderate snow accumulation to our area Monday.

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    Frigid temperatures remain the big story going into the weekend, but our focus will shift to an approaching snow storm that looks to bring moderate snow accumulation to our area Monday.

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Arctic air arrives to end the week!

    Arctic air arrives to end the week!

    Wednesday, December 7 2016 9:38 PM EST2016-12-08 02:38:37 GMT

    It’s been a cloudy day so far, but despite the clouds, we topped off near our average of 41°. Get the winter coat out though. The coldest weather of season will be invading the Northeast later in the week. 

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    It’s been a cloudy day so far, but despite the clouds, we topped off near our average of 41°. Get the winter coat out though. The coldest weather of season will be invading the Northeast later in the week. 

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Snow through Wednesday morning will impact your commute

    Snow through Wednesday morning will impact your commute

    Tuesday, December 6 2016 11:04 PM EST2016-12-07 04:04:11 GMT

    Light snow is spreading across western Mass overnight through early Wednesday. This is a minor storm, but due to its timing, your morning commute will be impacted.

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    Light snow is spreading across western Mass overnight through early Wednesday. This is a minor storm, but due to its timing, your morning commute will be impacted.

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Black ice a concern through Tuesday morning

    Black ice a concern through Tuesday morning

    Monday, December 5 2016 10:35 PM EST2016-12-06 03:35:40 GMT

    Temperatures will be slowly slipping back below freezing tonight, which will lead to refreezing roads and sidewalks. Watch out for black ice through the morning commute! 

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    Temperatures will be slowly slipping back below freezing tonight, which will lead to refreezing roads and sidewalks. Watch out for black ice through the morning commute! 

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  • First Warning Weather

    Light snow likely to impact Monday morning commute

    Light snow likely to impact Monday morning commute

    Sunday, December 4 2016 8:47 PM EST2016-12-05 01:47:17 GMT

    After a sunny end to the weekend clouds will begin to increase later tonight. A fast moving trough of low pressure will bring some light snow just in time for the morning commute on Monday. 

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    After a sunny end to the weekend clouds will begin to increase later tonight. A fast moving trough of low pressure will bring some light snow just in time for the morning commute on Monday. 

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  • First Warning Weather

    Dry and breezy this afternoon; more sunshine for Friday

    Dry and breezy this afternoon; more sunshine for Friday

    Thursday, December 1 2016 2:19 PM EST2016-12-01 19:19:33 GMT

    The rain has moved out and things are looking much improved this afternoon. We picked up a solid 1.5 -2.5" of rain across western Mass. over the past two-and-a-half days. Today will be a totally different story!

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    The rain has moved out and things are looking much improved this afternoon. We picked up a solid 1.5 -2.5" of rain across western Mass. over the past two-and-a-half days. Today will be a totally different story!

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Round two of rain means heavy downpours into the overnight

    Round two of rain means heavy downpours into the overnight

    Wednesday, November 30 2016 10:24 PM EST2016-12-01 03:24:00 GMT

    We picked up a much needed 0.5"-1.0" yesterday, and round two of the rain is here. That means another 1-2" possible by the time this system exits by Thursday.

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    We picked up a much needed 0.5"-1.0" yesterday, and round two of the rain is here. That means another 1-2" possible by the time this system exits by Thursday.

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  • First Warning Forecast

    A foggy start Wednesday with more rain on the way

    A foggy start Wednesday with more rain on the way

    Wednesday, November 30 2016 9:33 AM EST2016-11-30 14:33:40 GMT

    Expect low visibility through Wednesday morning due to patchy, dense fog. Roads remain wet, but not icy through to the morning commute as temps remain above freezing. Our next round of soaking rain arrives Wednesday afternoon.

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    Expect low visibility through Wednesday morning due to patchy, dense fog. Roads remain wet, but not icy through to the morning commute as temps remain above freezing. Our next round of soaking rain arrives Wednesday afternoon.

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  • First Warning Weather Alert

    Brief Freezing Rain Possible Tuesday Morning

    Brief Freezing Rain Possible Tuesday Morning

    Monday, November 28 2016 10:37 PM EST2016-11-29 03:37:41 GMT

    Temperatures will be on the rise through Tuesday morning, but as wet weather arrives, it may begin as freezing rain. Advisories have been issued for much of western Mass for the AM commute.

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    Temperatures will be on the rise through Tuesday morning, but as wet weather arrives, it may begin as freezing rain. Advisories have been issued for much of western Mass for the AM commute.

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  • First Warning Weather

    Clearing and cold tonight. A mostly sunny start to the week tomorrow

    Clearing and cold tonight. A mostly sunny start to the week tomorrow

    Sunday, November 27 2016 8:39 PM EST2016-11-28 01:39:53 GMT
    Clouds moved back in this afternoon which made for another rather cloudy day. A dry and brighter day is expected on Monday before a couple of low pressure systems will bring some much needed rain to the region Tuesday - Thursday.  Skies will gradually clear out tonight and the breeze will become lighter. Temperatures will drop off quickly as the skies begin to clear and another cold night is on the way with overnight lows dropping back into the lower to middle 20s. It will be a ...More >>
    Clouds moved back in this afternoon which made for another rather cloudy day. A dry and brighter day is expected on Monday before a couple of low pressure systems will bring some much needed rain to the region Tuesday - Thursday.  Skies will gradually clear out tonight and the breeze will become lighter. Temperatures will drop off quickly as the skies begin to clear and another cold night is on the way with overnight lows dropping back into the lower to middle 20s. It will be a ...More >>
  • First Warning Weather

    A partly sunny, breezy and cool end to the weekend

    A partly sunny, breezy and cool end to the weekend

    Sunday, November 27 2016 8:06 AM EST2016-11-27 13:06:53 GMT
    Sunshine returns today and the sunny and dry conditions will linger into Monday. A couple of low pressure systems will bring some much needed rain to the region Tuesday - Thursday.  Sunshine will mix with clouds this afternoon. Highs will top out in the upper 30s and lower 40s. The breeze will also pick up this with northwesterly winds between 5-15 mph so that will make it feel a bit cooler at times. A cold night is on the way tonight with clear skies and overnight lows dropping...More >>
    Sunshine returns today and the sunny and dry conditions will linger into Monday. A couple of low pressure systems will bring some much needed rain to the region Tuesday - Thursday.  Sunshine will mix with clouds this afternoon. Highs will top out in the upper 30s and lower 40s. The breeze will also pick up this with northwesterly winds between 5-15 mph so that will make it feel a bit cooler at times. A cold night is on the way tonight with clear skies and overnight lows dropping...More >>
  • First Warning Weather

    Drizzle and thick fog expected overnight

    Drizzle and thick fog expected overnight

    Friday, November 25 2016 11:46 PM EST2016-11-26 04:46:44 GMT

    Areas of drizzle and fog leading to reduced visibility this afternoon and evening. The fog will stick around into tomorrow before the sun finally starts to peek out.

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    Areas of drizzle and fog leading to reduced visibility this afternoon and evening. The fog will stick around into tomorrow before the sun finally starts to peek out.

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  • First Warning Forecast

    Scattered showers overnight; possible slippery spots from light icing.

    Scattered showers overnight; possible slippery spots from light icing.

    Thursday, November 24 2016 9:33 PM EST2016-11-25 02:33:07 GMT

    Rain and isolated snow showers continue to move through the area this evening. Most of the wintry weather is isolated to the Berkshires and some of the eastern slopes. The precipitation will continue into the evening, with some areas picking up .25" of rain or an inch or two of snow. 

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    Rain and isolated snow showers continue to move through the area this evening. Most of the wintry weather is isolated to the Berkshires and some of the eastern slopes. The precipitation will continue into the evening, with some areas picking up .25" of rain or an inch or two of snow. 

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