Severe storms are predicted after 3 p.m., with frequent lightning, heavy downpours, large hail and damaging winds, according to the National Weather Service.
UPDATED: 2:30 p.m. The National Weather Service now says storms may roll through Framingham as early as 3 p.m. There may be some localized street flooding during these storms, as heavy downpours are expected. Like last week's storm, readers are advised to avoid driving through flooded roads. *** While it is a beautiful sunny day at 2 p.m. with blue skies, the National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Southern Middlesex County, including Framingham. The National Weather Service said radar is indicating there may be severe, scattered storms between 5 and 8 p.m. These storms are expected to include strong to damaging winds, large hail, heavy downpours and frequent lightning. The severe thunderstorm watch area is for …
The National Weather Service was issued for Framingham until 10 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Central Middlesex County, including Framingham through 10 p.m. Tuesday. At 9:13 p.m. the National Weather Service indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter-size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph could be headed towards Framingham. It was seen at that time just north of Worcester moving east at 20 mph.
Frequent lightning, strong winds main threat from these storms.
The National Weather Service is warning all of Massachusetts about the possibility of severe thunderstorms developing Monday between 3 and 7 p.m. As a cold front moves south from Canada later Monday, the National Weather Service says these storms will have the capability to produce frequent lightning and damaging winds. Rapid flooding of urban and poor drainage areas could happen in storms that produce torrential rainfall in a short period of time. This will also result in poor visibility on roads. Check back with Framingham Patch for updates, if weather conditions worsen