Storm damage reported in Easthampton

Storm damage reported in Easthampton
Published: Aug. 26, 2022 at 2:26 PM EDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - Storms have knocked down multiple trees and wires in Easthampton, with police telling us there is damage located in the downtown area as well as throughout the city.

Several roads are closed to traffic.

“...We are responding to multiple calls for trees and power lines down throughout the city. Currently (2:25pm), Glendale, Gaugh, Davis and Williston Ave are all closed to traffic. Nonotuck Park is also closed,” the Easthampton Police Department posted on their Facebook page.

We’re told a tree fell onto a car on Williston Avenue. This according to Sergeant Chad Alexander with the Easthampton Police Department.

Thankfully, there were no reports of anyone injured in that incident. No word if anyone was inside the vehicle at the time.

Police report there are power lines down on Davis Street as well.

Sgt. Alexander confirms the winds were very heavy at one point. According to the Eversource Outage Map more than 500 customers are without power.

This was just after 3 p.m.

Downed tree in Easthampton, MA Friday.
Downed tree in Easthampton, MA Friday.(Western Mass News photo)

There is a Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Effect this afternoon for portions of western Mass.

Friday is a First Alert Weather Day. For the latest on the storms rolling through western Massachusetts and current conditions, CLICK HERE

Western Mass News will continue to follow this situation. Stay with us online and on-air starting at 4 p.m. on CBS3 for the latest details.