BOSTON (WHDH) – A flash flood watch is in effect for parts of Massachusetts as more rain moves through the state Saturday.
Most of the rain is set to fall this afternoon during scattered thunderstorms with embedded downpours.
Between 1 to 2 inches of rain is expected, bringing with it the chance of localized flooding.
The flash flood watch goes into effect at 2 p.m. for areas west of 495.
A severe thunderstorm watch is also in effect from 2 p.m. through 11 p.m. for Hampshire, Berkshire, Franklin, and Hampden counties, and a severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Southbridge and Sturbridge until 5 p.m. A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 6:15 p.m. for northeastern Worcester and north central Middlesex counties.
Wind gusts of 70 mph, quarter-size hail, heavy rain, and tornadoes are possible.
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