Power restored after severe weather caused outages in western Massachusetts

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(WWLP) –  Strong and severe thunderstorms moved through western Massachusetts, leaving hundreds of homes and business without power Wednesday afternoon.

According to the National Grid Map, Franklin County was the most affected area with 810 customers without electricity in Heath and Rowe around 6 p.m. Power has since been restored.

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Franklin, Hampden counties until 5:30 p.m. Severe thunderstorms capable of forming into a tornado was also located near Granby, 7 miles southwest of Agawam.

Be careful and alert of flying debris which could be dangerous to without shelter. Mobile homes might be damaged as well as roofs, windows, vehicles, and trees. 

Below are photos and storm damage reported by our viewers, professionals and amateur radio.

Do you have pictures you would like to share or storm damage in your area you would like to report? Email us at ReportIt@wwlp.com

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