The National Weather Service says high winds that caused damage in Agawam in western Massachusetts were from a microburst, not a tornado.
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.
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a microburst hit Wareham and Onset Tuesday night, just a day after Hurricane Sandy.
The National Weather Service has preliminarily confirmed that that microburst hit part of Taunton during Friday’s storms.
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.
Crews are cleaning up after a likely microburst hit Arlington during the severe weather outbreak on Wednesday.
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?
A nasty thunderstorm rolled through Bolton just before 10 p.m. Tuesday night with lightning that rattled homes and brief, but very strong winds.
The latest storms brought down trees and power lines in Wilbraham, Springfield, East Longmeadow, Hampden and elsewhere.