Tornado Touch Down confirmed by radar in western Massachusetts – CBS Boston


BLANDFORD (CBS) – A tornado hit Sunday night in Massachusetts.The National Weather Service said there had been a radar-confirmed tornado over Blandford at 7:19 p.m. There was signature tornado debris just south of Blandford.

WBZ-TV meteorologist Jacob Wycoff had tracked the supercell as it passed through Litchfield County, Connecticut, from eastern New York. It caused damage to Falls Village and Sharon before passing through Sandisfield in Berkshire County. Downed trees and power lines have been reported on South Main Street in Sandisfield.

The confirmed tornado passed through Tolland at Blandford, where the signature damage was found, according to the NWS.

A tornado warning expired for Hampshire and Hampden counties at 8 p.m. It was replaced by a severe thunderstorm warning until 9 p.m.

A tornado watch for Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire counties is in effect until 10 p.m.


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