Weather Alert: Chance for strong to severe storms Monday evening

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WWLP) — The 22News Storm Team has issued a Weather Alert for the chance of stronger storms this evening.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for Berkshire County until 11 p.m. Thunderstorm potential for western Massachusetts (including Hampden, Hampshire & Franklin county) will be between 7 p.m. – 12 a.m.  

A few of the evening storms could be on the strong side with lightning, gusty winds, heavy rainfall and small hail. The best chance for storms is 9pm-12am.


MONDAY NIGHT: Scattered Evening Thunderstorms. Mostly Cloudy.

Lows: 64-70
Winds: Light SW

TUESDAY: Mostly Cloudy, Showers/Rain. Chance of Thunder.

Highs: 72-76
Winds: W/NW 5-15 MPH
Dew Points: 54-60 Pleasant

TUESDAY NIGHT: Evening Shower. Clearing Overnight.

Lows: 44-50

WEDNESDAY: Sunny

Highs: 74-78


FORECAST DISCUSSION:

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH, for Berkshire County, until 11pm.

The 22News Storm Team has issued a weather alert for a line of strong to severe thunderstorms that will move through the region Monday evening. The strongest of the storms will start after 8pm and continue through midnight. Gusty winds, heavy rainfall, small hail and lightning are all possible within thunderstorms.

Hello! I’m 22News Storm Team Meteorologist Brian Lapis. Our best chance for strong to severe thunderstorms happens 9pm-12am. Within that time frame, the best locations for strong to severe thunderstorms are west of the Connecticut River. After midnight, we’ll be mostly cloudy, with patchy fog & the chance for a scattered shower.

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