Weather Alert: Heat & Storm Chances Continue Friday

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The 22News Storm Team has issued a Weather Alert for excessive heat and humidity, and also the chance for isolated showers and storms through Friday evening.

Weather Alerts

A HEAT ADVISORY has been issued for all of western Massachusetts through 8 p.m. Friday, for heat indices up to 100 degrees.

Overnight Weather:

An isolated showers or thunderstorm is possible after midnight. Some patchy fog will develop tonight. Otherwise, it will be mild and humid, with temperatures in the 80s and 70s.

Friday Weather:

In the morning, we’ll quickly warm from the 70s into the 80s with afternoon highs in the low to mid 90s. Humidity will again be at oppressive levels, bringing heat indices around or just over 100 degrees. Skies will be partly to mostly sunny with another chance for isolated showers in the late afternoon and evening.

Friday night , a chance for scattered showers, then partly cloudy with lows in the upper 60s and low 70s.

Cooling Centers

Amherst:

  • Bangs Community Center
    • 70 Boltwood Walk
    • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Chicopee:

  • Library
    • 449 Front Street
    • 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Senior Center
    • 5 W. Main Street
    • 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Easthampton:

  • Senior Center
    • 19 Union Street
    • 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hatfield:

  • Fire Department
    • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Holyoke:

  • Water Spray Parks
    • 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    • Carlos Vega Park, Community Field, Pulaski Park, South Chestnut Street Park and Springdale Park
  • Pouliot Pool
    • 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (weather permitting) free due to the heat
  • Holyoke Library
  • Holyoke Senior Center
  • Holyoke Mall 

Northampton:

  • Northampton Senior Center 
    • 67 Conz Street 
    • 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Springfield:

  • Raymond A. Jordan Senior Center
    • 1476 Roosevelt Ave
    • 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Kenefick Park
    • 310 Plainfield St.
    • 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Mason Square Library Community Room
    • 765 State Street
    • 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Hungry Hill Senior Center
    • 773 Liberty Street
    • 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Myrtle Street Park
    • 111 Main St
    • 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Clodo Concepcion (Greenleaf) Community Center
    • 1187 ½ Parker St.
    • 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • South End Community Center
    • 99 Marble St.
    • 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

West Springfield:

  • Memorial Pool
    • 51 Smyrna Street
    • 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Alice Corson Pool
    • 373 Main Street
    • 1 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
  • Library
    • 200 Park Street
    • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Senior Center
    • 128 Park Street
    • 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Wilbraham:

  • Senior Center
    • 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Library
    • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Police Station
    • 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday
    • 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday
    • 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday

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