Just as Paula Ebben was about to go on air from West Springfield on Friday, a tree fell very close to where she was standing.
The National Weather Service confirmed Thursday that at least three tornadoes touched down in central and western Massachusetts.
A West Springfield woman was killed when her roof caved in while she was protecting her daughter in their bathtub during Wednesday’s tornado outbreak.
While many people have started to clean up after the tornadoes, there are others who are still looking for family and friends.
Several tornadoes touched down in Massachusetts Wednesday afternoon, killing at least four people and damaging property across more than a dozen communities.
Several tornadoes touched down in western and central Massachusetts on Wednesday, killing at least four people and damaging property in 19 communities.
Peter Judge of the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency confirms that the agency has confirmed fourth deaths in Wednesday’s tornadoes.