SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The 22News Storm Team has issued a Weather Alert for the continued chance of evening showers and storms, a few of which could be on the stronger side.

Scattered showers and storms will continue this evening but they should come to an end after sunset. Some storms could produce heavy rain and gusty winds along with frequent lightning.

Saturday:

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect Saturday afternoon through Saturday evening for scattered rain and thunderstorms that may produce up to 1.5″ of rain or high. There are shower and storm chances nearly all day, but the highest threat is in the late afternoon and into the evening hours. Again, a few of the storms could be on the strong to severe side. Highs will cool to the low 80s but it’ll still be very humid.

Sunday:

We have likely showers ahead for Sunday, with just a chance for an isolated storm. Highs on Sunday will reach the upper 70s.