(WHDH) — A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Massachusetts Friday afternoon.

RELATED: Track the storms on interactive radar

The warning is in effect for Essex; Middlesex counties until 6 p.m.

There is the possibility for 60 mph wind gusts, lightning, quarter-size hail, torrential rain, and damage to tree and power lines.

Visit the 7Weather page for the latest forecast updates.

Impacted locations include but are not limited to: Haverhill, Peabody, Salem, Beverly, Gloucester, North Andover, Danvers, Newburyport, Amesbury, North Reading, Ipswich, Lynnfield, Middleton, Salisbury, Georgetown, Boxford, Hamilton, Newbury, Groveland and Merrimac.

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