SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A sewage alert has been issued for the Connecticut River after some rain earlier Friday.

The Springfield Water & Sewer Commission is asking people to avoid the river for the next 48 hours due to a sewage overflow. This effects Springfield, Agawam, West Springfield, and Longmeadow.

Right now, officials estimate more than 658,000 gallons of sewage have spilled into the water.

22News will continue to update you on this developing story.