(WWLP) – Strong downpours and thunderstorms hit several communities in western Massachusetts, flooding streets and damaging trees Wednesday night.
Areas in Springfield, West Springfield, Agawam, Ludlow, Chicopee saw heavy rain and winds. Photos sent to our newsroom show dark clouds over downtown Springfield, flooded streets and even broken trees.
The Eversource Outage Map reported outages in Springfield, with over 100 customers without power. After 11 p.m., the map showed fewer than two customers without power.
In Palmer, the business phone lines at the police department are out of service after powerful lightning struck the area. Residents are advised to call (413) 289-1196 for non-emergency calls until repairs are made.
You can still dial 911 if you have an emergency.
This is not the first severe weather to hit western Massachusetts as Longmeadow saw heavy tree damage after a similar storm hit the area on Tuesday.
Below are photos sent to our newsroom via ReportIt@wwlp.com.
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