Tornado Warning Issued For Parts Of Mass.
BOSTON (CBS) – A tornado warning was issued for several Boston area towns and expired at 6:15 p.m.
The warning covered Medford, Arlington, Somerville, Malden, Revere, Boston, Everett, Chelsea, Stoneham, Winthrop, Winchester, Melrose and Saugus.
A trained weather spotter confirmed a funnel cloud in Lynn. However, there have been no confirmed tornado touchdowns.
At the Concord Country Club, a possible microburst struck the area and downed several trees as lightning and rain poured down.
“The damage here is pretty extensive,” WBZ-TV’s Kate Merrill said.
An hour earlier, a tornado warning was been issued for parts of Middlesex and Worcester Counties.
The warning ended at 5:30 p.m. and was issued shortly before 4:50 p.m. as a storm moved through the area.
Winds are expected to reach up to 60 mph, according to Glenn Field of SKYWARN.
There have been no confirmed reports of a tornado touching down.
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