Massachusetts: Flash Flood Warnings Across State, Including Westfield, Hartford, Hampden

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
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Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news, including politics and court cases. He started at The Epoch Times as a New York City metro reporter.
August 9, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Flash flood warnings have been issued for across Massachusetts, including Hartford, Western Tolland, Hampden, and southern hampshire countries.

As of 1:13 p.m. EDT, the National Weather Service’s doppler radar indicated “widespread showers and strong thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area,” according to an alert the service issued around 1:20 p.m. 

Two to four inches of rain has already fallen in some areas and four to six inches is possible by 2:15 p.m. in some areas.

Numerous cars have been reported stuck in the warning area and “significant urban flooding” will happen in the Springfield and Hartford metropolitan areas, according to the service. 

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Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Reporter
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news, including politics and court cases. He started at The Epoch Times as a New York City metro reporter.