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A microburst caused damage in Agawam

Powerful Thunderstorms Move Through Mass.

The National Weather Service says high winds that caused damage in Agawam in western Massachusetts were from a microburst, not a tornado.


A tornado touched down in Stoughton on Thursday.

NWS Confirms Tornado & Microburst In Stoughton

The National Weather Service confirmed on Friday that damage in the town of Stoughton resulted from a tornado that touched down on Thursday. A microburst was also confirmed about a mile away from the tornado zone.


A kayak impaled in the window of a Wareham home Wednesday.

National Weather Service Confirms Microburst In Wareham, Onset

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a microburst hit Wareham and Onset Tuesday night, just a day after Hurricane Sandy.


A microburst hit Taunton on Friday.

Microburst Confirmed In Taunton

The National Weather Service has preliminarily confirmed that that microburst hit part of Taunton during Friday’s storms.


Trees toppled in Arlington (Photo credit Amateur Radio SKYWARN Spotters, Kate Murphy and Marek Kozubal)

Arlington Microburst Wind Speeds Reached Close To 80 MPH

Multiple homes and cars sustained significant damage in the Arlington area, the actual path of the microburst, which extended for about a mile with wind speeds from 70 to 80 miles per hour.


Trees toppled in Arlington (Photo credit Amateur Radio SKYWARN Spotters, Kate Murphy and Marek Kozubal)

Microburst Topples Trees In Arlington During Severe Weather Outbreak

Crews are cleaning up after a likely microburst hit Arlington during the severe weather outbreak on Wednesday.



Severe Weather…

Hey folks, sorry for the late post…today was obviously a bit crazy. We had several reports of severe weather today including a funnel cloud over the North Shore and a microburst in Arlington. So how do the two differ?


(Photo Credit: Ken MacLeod/WBZ-TV)

Possible Microburst Causes Significant Tree Damage In Bolton

A nasty thunderstorm rolled through Bolton just before 10 p.m. Tuesday night with lightning that rattled homes and brief, but very strong winds.


National Weather Service says damage in Western Mass. was caused by straight line winds or a "microburst".

Damage In Western Massachusetts Caused By Microburst

The latest storms brought down trees and power lines in Wilbraham, Springfield, East Longmeadow, Hampden and elsewhere.