(WWLP) - A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for much of western Massachusetts, as heavy rain moves into our area from the south and southwest.
A warning for central portions of Hampden and Hampshire Counties, as well as southeastern Franklin County is in effect until 3:00 P.M. Affected communities include Springfield, Chicopee, Holyoke, Agawam, West Springfield, Wilbraham, Ludlow, Northampton, Easthampton, Amherst, South Hadley, Belchertown, Leverett, Ware, New Salem, and Shutesbury.
A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or already happening. If you are in southern Berkshire County, you are reminded that if you see flooding on the roadways to "Turn around, don't drown."
A Flash Flood Watch, meanwhile, remains in effect for all of western Massachusetts until 8:00 Tuesday morning. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for flash flooding across the region through tomorrow morning.
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