EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) - As a severe thunderstorm moved through western Massachusetts, hundreds of people had to deal without power during the late morning hours.
The largest outage was in Easthampton, where according to Western Massachusetts Electric Company’s outage map, 673 customers, or 8% of the town, were without power as of 11:00 A.M. Power there has since been restored to all customers.
Meanwhile, more than 160 customers lost power in Northfield, and there were smaller, scattered outages in other communities, including Longmeadow, Chesterfield, Otis, and Ashfield.
National Grid is also reporting dozens of people without power in Belchertown, Monson, and Stockbridge.