Power restored to most of western Massachusetts after gusty downpours blew through

Wet weather will only bring temporary relief from the high brush fire risk.

Big puddles were made after quick and heavy rainfall in Holyoke. ReportIt Photo: Austin Reid

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Heavy rain and gusty winds are now out of Western Massachusetts. We’ve had multiple reports of trees down and there are currently some isolated power outages. Wind gusts have ranged between 40 and 50 mph, but have been enough to cause some damage.

As of 10:00pm National Grid is reporting 184 people without power in Sheffield, with a few customers elsewhere still in the dark. Eversource is reporting very few customers without power.

Showers and strong winds have now ended.

Here’s a listing of some of the wind damage reports sent to the National Weather Service:

LEYDEN at 7:05PM: Tree down on Alexander Road at Greenfield Road
GREENFIELD at 7:21PM: Tree down on wires on Chapman Street
WESTFIELD at 7:27PM: Tree down on Holland Avenue
WEST SPRINGFIELD at 7:34PM: Tree down on Cold Spring Avenue. Roof damaged
AGAWAM at 7:34PM: Tree down on car on Moore Street at Howard Road…Also Took Down Utility Pole
WEST SPRINGFIELD at 7:34PM: Tree down on Union Street
AGAWAM at 7:34PM: Tree and wires down on Virginia Street
HAMPDEN at 7:57PM: Tree down on wires on Mill Road
EAST LONGMEADOW at 7:58PM: Tree down on wires on Mill Road

Here are some of the wind gusts reported to the National Weather Service:

WESTFIELD at 7:25PM: 49 MPH Wind Gust
CHICOPEE at 7:31PM: 49 mph Wind Gust
AGAWAM at 7:32PM: 41 MPH Wind Gust
SPRINGFIELD at 7:35PM: 40 MPH Wind Gust

We’ll be tracking the cooler temperatures that follow the rain on 22News at 10PM on the CW Springfield and on 22News at 11PM.

 

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