Weather Alert: Flash Flooding Possible Wednesday Night, Thursday

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) –

Flash Flood Warning for Hampden County until 5am Thursday.

Flash Flood Warning for Hampshire & Franklin County until 7am Thursday.

Flood Advisory for Berkshire County until 3am Thursday.

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until Thursday afternoon.

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Weather Alerts

Street & stream flooding likely overnight as heavy rain continues into early Thursday morning. .

  • Heaviest rain: through 4am Thursday
  • 4-8am Thursday: rain tapers off
  • Thursday afternoon: more sun, less wind
  • Many areas will pick up 2 to 4 inches of rainfall, with localized higher amounts possible
    • That may lead to street flooding, poor-drainage flooding, and stream/river flash flooding
  • Lingering flooding is likely during the Thursday morning commute. If you encounter a flooded road, turn around don’t drown.

    Overnight, street flooding, poor-drainage flooding, and stream/river flash flooding are likely. Many areas will see between 2 and 4 inches of rain. Hampden County is most vulnerable to flooding with this storm, but flooding could happen anywhere in western Massachusetts tonight & Thursday morning. Stay weather aware & drive carefully. Remember, do not drive through a flooded road. Turn around, don’t drown. Flooding will likely affect Thursday morning’s commute. Give yourself extra time to get to your destination Thursday morning. Road closures due to flooding are possible, even after the rain ends.

Wind will be less of a factor overnight, but we could get some gusts over 30 mph. Some scattered tree damage and power outages are possible.

Rain will end 4-8 am Thursday.

Live Interactive Radar:

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Rain Reports from the National Weather Service:

...FRANKLIN COUNTY...
SHUTESBURY                   1.90 IN   1155 PM 09/01                        
ASHFIELD                     1.57 IN   1200 AM 09/02                        
CHARLEMONT                   1.42 IN   1151 PM 09/01                        
GREENFIELD                   1.41 IN   1158 PM 09/01                        
TURNERS FALLS                1.40 IN   1158 PM 09/01                        
1 NW SUNDERLAND              1.32 IN   1200 AM 09/02                        
NORTHFIELD                   1.29 IN   1155 PM 09/01                        
ORANGE AP                    1.29 IN   1159 PM 09/01                        
WARWICK                      1.27 IN   1158 PM 09/01                        
GREENFIELD                   1.21 IN   1137 PM 09/01                        
WENDELL                      1.18 IN   1200 AM 09/02                        
4 SSE GILL                   1.05 IN   1200 AM 09/02                        

...HAMPDEN COUNTY...
TOLLAND                      3.25 IN   1146 PM 09/01                        
WESTFIELD                    3.16 IN   1155 PM 09/01                        
EAST LONGMEADOW              2.72 IN   1156 PM 09/01                        
WESTFIELD-BARNES AP          2.48 IN   1200 AM 09/02                        
HOLYOKE                      2.40 IN   1200 AM 09/02                        
1 WNW AGAWAM                 2.38 IN   1155 PM 09/01                        
THREE RIVERS                 2.37 IN   1200 AM 09/02                        
1 WSW WESTFIELD              2.30 IN   1200 AM 09/02                        
2 NE AGAWAM                  2.24 IN   1200 AM 09/02                        
SPRINGFIELD                  2.18 IN   1145 PM 09/01                        
1 NNW SPRINGFIELD            2.05 IN   1200 AM 09/02                        
1 NE WILBRAHAM               2.01 IN   1200 AM 09/02                        
WESTFIELD-BARNES AP          1.92 IN   1153 PM 09/01                        
WESTOVER AFB                 1.81 IN   1156 PM 09/01                        
2 NE WEST SPRINGFIELD        1.73 IN   1030 PM 09/01                        
2 NW PALMER                  1.70 IN   1200 AM 09/02                        
1 NW MONSON                  1.57 IN   1200 AM 09/02                        

...HAMPSHIRE COUNTY...
SOUTHAMPTON                  2.98 IN   1158 PM 09/01                        
FLORENCE                     2.47 IN   1155 PM 09/01                        
BELCHERTOWN                  2.26 IN   1156 PM 09/01                        
NORTHAMPTON                  2.21 IN   1146 PM 09/01                        
EASTHAMPTON                  2.18 IN   1145 PM 09/01                        
PELHAM                       2.13 IN   1155 PM 09/01                        
BELCHERTOWN                  1.99 IN   1155 PM 09/01                        
WARE                         1.94 IN   1200 AM 09/02                        
AMHERST                      1.86 IN   1150 PM 09/01                        
1 E NORTHAMPTON              1.77 IN   1158 PM 09/01                        
1 WNW BELCHERTOWN            1.70 IN   1200 AM 09/02                        
GOSHEN                       1.67 IN   1159 PM 09/01                        
0.7 W HUNTINGTON             1.54 IN   1130 PM 09/01                        
3.3 SW HADLEY                1.26 IN   1100 PM 09/01                        

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