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Thousands of people are in the dark Wednesday morning after severe storms ripped through Western and Central Massachusetts on Tuesday.
Strong storms tore through the area Saturday morning, leaving behind significant damage in some areas.
Lightning strikes were reported across the Cape as a severe thunderstorm rolled through on Monday.
Best chance of any thunderstorm activity now will be from 6pm-12 am, and any storms that form could contain very heavy downpours, frequent lightning, damaging winds and some small hail. The atmosphere is very ripe in extreme Southern New England (parts of CT, RI and SE Mass and farther south towards the Mid Atlantic). So those would be the most likely areas for any severe weather later this evening.
Morning Low clouds are thinning and breaking for some increasing midday and afternoon sunshine. Low clouds linger a bit longer at the coast…especially on the Cape. West winds along with increasing hazy sun will give a warm muggy to feel to the air this afternoon with highs climbing into the 70’s and Lwr 80’s. Light winds will mean a seabreeze at the coast
A line of severe thunderstorms rumbled through Massachusetts on Thursday, bringing strong winds, hail, and frequent lightning to an area stretching from western Mass. all the way to the coast.
Morning sunshine with SW winds will give temps a boost well into the 60’s and lwr 70’s for highs today. Clouds will begin to build with the heating of the day. Expect widespread scattered showers and thunderstorms to develop this afternoon with lightning, small hail, gusty winds and downpours.
High altitude clouds spilling over the ridge into New England under a NW flow aloft which will once again create a milky appearance to the afternoon sky. Temps on the rise today with highs climbing into the Lwr 60’s, with light SE winds keeping in in the 50’s at our beaches. Sunday will be similar in temperature with clouds on the increase ahead of a warm front which will provide the surge of warmth behind it across the Northeast.
The weather could not be better…but increasing high clouds with east winds could make it a bit cool at the ball park with temps near 47-50 at game time. Most of us away from the beaches will climb to 50-55 degrees with a mix of sun and clouds this afternoon