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Tuesday's Storm Recap - First Warning Weather Day

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -

Showers and thunderstorms tore across western Massachusetts early this afternoon and evening, dropping heavy rain and small hail. Additionally, gusty winds were measured in a few towns in Hampshire and Franklin Counties, where they experienced a few reports of damage. Finally, a rotating wall cloud was seen in Easthampton and Southampton. 

Rain Totals:
Adams (C.T. Plunkett ES) - 0.55"
Erving (Erving ES) - 0.47"
Drury (Florida Town Garage) - 0.43"
Pittsfield Airport - 0.39"
Orange (Tully Fire Station) - 0.35"
Stockbridge (Town Offices) 0.25"
Westfield Airport - 0.17"
Westover A.R.B. - 0.15"

Storm Reports:
Northfield - wind knocked down trees onto power lines
Warwick - wind knocked down trees onto power lines
Greenfield - wind knocked over a trees onto a home. 
Holyoke - pea to nickel sized hail reported near I-91
Belchertown - nickel sized hail reported

Tomorrow will be noticeably cooler – only reaching the low 70s and upper 60s for highs under partly cloudy skies. Once again, we'll deal with some showers and thunderstorms. Tomorrow's threat doesn't look to be quite as robust as today's.

Thursday and Friday look very nice with a fair amount of sunshine with temps near 70.

Track the storms anytime with the interactive radar on the weather page of westernmassnews.com

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