Weather Alert: Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 8 p.m.

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WWLP) — The 22News Storm Team has issued a Weather Alert for the continued threat of strong and possibly severe thunderstorms today.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for all of western Massachusetts until 8 p.m.

Strong and severe, slow moving thunderstorms have been moving through western Massachusetts this afternoon. These storms have been producing very heavy rainfall, gusty winds, hail and frequent lightning. Flash flooding is a concern with these storms. Remember turn around don’t drown.

More thunderstorms are expected into this evening some of which could be strong to severe.

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