Tornado Watch until 10PM after confirmed touchdown in Sandisfield


SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WWLP) — The 22News Storm Team has issued a Severe Weather Alert for the possibility of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes Sunday evening.

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for ALL of western Massachusetts until 10pm. A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for the development of a tornado.

Earlier several tornado warnings were issued for Berkshire, Hampden and Hampshire Counties.

A tornado was CONFIRMED to have touched down in the Sandisfield area and tornado debris was detected in Blandford.

Weather: Photos, storm damage reports across western Massachusetts Sunday

We’ve had several damage reports from Tolland, Sandisfield and Blandford.

Here are some of the damage reports from the National Weather Service:

  • 7:05 PM – Tolland: Power pole snapped with trees and wires down on East Otis Road
  • 7:05 PM – Tolland: Wind damage, numerous trees down/across the road on Schoolhouse Road
  • 7:05 PM – Tolland: Wind damage, multiple trees down 1.2 miles down Belden Road. Tolland DPW on scene
  • 7:15 PM – Blandford: Tree down on Beech Hill Road, wires down
  • 6:59 PM – 3 ENE Sandsfield: Multiple sightings of a tornado on South Main Street in Sandsfield. Trees and wires down

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