CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The 22News Storm Team has issued a Weather Alert Thursday afternoon and evening for heavy rain and strong gusty winds.

A Flood Watch is in effect Thursday night through Friday morning for Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin and Berkshire Counties. A Wind Advisory is in effect for northern Berkshire County until 10 p.m. Thursday.

Heavy rain is likely Thursday night and may result in some street and stream flooding. Winds could gust over 30mph at times so some isolated power outages are possible. Lows will be in the low to mid 50s.

The rain will end before sunrise on Friday.

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