Flash Flooding and damage reported across WMass

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Heavy rains have caused flash flooding across the region, and a Flash Flood Warning remains in effect across the area

State Police Sgt. Alan Joubert told 22News that there are several accidents in the area caused by the rain. Here is a listing of storm damage and flooding reports from our 22News crews in the field, and from trained weather spotters.

  • Springfield: Flooding on ramp from I-291 westbound to Dwight Street, heavy flooding on Dwight Street itself. East Columbus Avenue underpass flooded and impassable.
  • Holyoke: Flooding at Main, Lyman, and Canal Streets
  • Chicopee: Flooding on Meadow Street, near intersection of Chicopee St., Flooding on Meetinghouse Rd., Flooding on Broadway St. and St. James Avenue- roadway impassable.
  • West Springfield: Four vehicles stuck on Route 5 southbound in West Springfield, underneath railroad trestle; River Street railroad underpass closed
  • Northampton (Florence): Flooding on Bridge Road, tree fell on car (no injuries, according to Northampton Deputy Fire Chief Steven Vanasse). Flooding on North Main Street in Florence near Look Park and the VA Medical Center; manholes coming up from the street due to the water.
  • Greenfield: Arch Street closed due to flooding
  • Agawam: Flooding on Mill Street near the intersection of Poplar Street
  • Southwick: Large branch and wires down on Fred Jackson Rd.; roadway is closed
  • Gill: Basement flooded with one foot of water on Walnut Street
  • Westhampton: Muddy River overflowing in low section of South Road near Route 66
  • Sheffield (Ashley Falls): Cooper Hill Rd. and Ranapo Rd. inaccessible due to flash flood

If you have any flooding or damage reports, or photos and video of flooding, send them to 22News by e-mailing reportit@wwlp.com.

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