Westfield River no longer at risk for flooding in several communities

Hampden County

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The heavy rain over the weekend brought both flash flooding and river flooding to areas across Western Massachusetts.

The Westfield River was high Sunday, reaching moderate flood stages. As of 5:30 a.m. Monday morning, the river reached .7 feet over the flood stage. Minor flooding is expected to occur around the river.

The flood warning for South Central Hampden County for the areas affected include Westfield, Agawam, West Springfield and Southwick has since been cancelled.

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