Tornado warning canceled in northwestern Franklin, Hampshire County


(WWLP) – A tornado warning that was issued in northwestern Franklin in western Massachusetts has been canceled. Hampshire County has now been cleared as well and will not be affected.

According to the National Weather Service, the dangerous storm was headed near the following locations:

  • Heath
  • Colrain
  • Leyden
  • Buckland
  • Charlemont

Areas that were previously under warning were the following:

  • Cummington
  • Plainfield
  • Hawley
  • Charlemont
  • Monroe
  • Rowe
  • Heath
  • Wilmington
  • Dover
  • Townshend
  • Manchester

Residents were advised to take cover and move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor.

There is currently no visual confirmation of the tornado just yet, however, we are awaiting an update from the National Weather Service. 22News will bring you the latest as more information becomes available.

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