CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The 22News Storm Team issued a Weather Alert Friday for afternoon and evening thunderstorms.

A Thunderstorm Watch for all of western Massachusetts is in effect until 11 p.m. for scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph and isolated large hail.

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Scattered showers and thunderstorms are likely this evening. Be ready for some storms that could produce heavy rain, lightning, hail, and potentially damaging wind this afternoon and early evening. Have an indoor alternative to any outdoor plans you have for this evening.

Scattered showers and an isolated thunderstorm are possible overnight. Lows in the upper 60s and low 70s. Saturday looks mostly dry for the first half of the day with some scattered showers & possibly a thunderstorm or two for the afternoon and evening. Highs in the 80s.

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Chris Bouzakis is a meteorologist who has been a part of the 22News team since 2021. Follow Chris on X @ChrisBouzakis and view his bio to see more of his work.