Weather Alert: Heavy rain and gusty winds Friday


SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WWLP) – The 22News Storm Team has issued a Weather Alert for heavy rain, strong wind and thunderstorms Friday.

Rain will be light to moderate and relatively spotty Friday morning. By mid to late morning the rain will become widespread and increase in intensity. It’ll rain most of the afternoon.

Get ready for:

  • Periods of heavy rain and some rumbles of thunder which may lead to some street flooding.
  • It’ll be windy with gusts near 30 mph.
  • Some storm wind gusts have the potential to be much stronger. There may be some isolated wind damage and power outages as a result.
  • Rain totals will reach 0.75-1.5″ for many, with isolated amounts up to 2″ possible.

Temperatures will be in the 40s and 50s this morning with afternoon highs in the low to mid 60s.

The rain will quickly clear by the late afternoon/early evening. Tonight, we’ll be mostly clear with lows in the 30s.

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