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A sunset rainbow likely and a pleasant Wednesday ahead

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A line of strong to severe storms developed in eastern New York and western Connecticut after midday Tuesday. These pushed in between 2 and 6 p.m. with torrential rain. 

Many areas received 1 to 2 inches with some communities in eastern Hampden County getting more.

Street flooding was the main concern, but eastern Hampden county received a severe storm that at one point left nearly 1,700 customers without power. 

There's not a major clean up due to wind, but there were lots of commuting issues due to the heavy rain coming down in a short period of time.

Temperatures were not all that hot Tuesday, with only a few locations pushing near 80. It was the dew point temperatures in the mid to upper 60s that made it very uncomfortable. 

This will all change overnight.

A cold front is pushing through will deliver more comfortable air Wednesday, but it doesn't last long with higher humidity returning Thursday with the chance for scattered showers.

You can always get the latest forecast and conditions on the Weather page of westernmassnews.com.

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