Strong storms and flooding in western Massachusetts

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Some parts of western Massachusetts experienced strong storms and flooding Wednesday evening.

A viewer in Chicopee sent a video to 22News.

One man could actually paddle a kayak in the flooded streets.

A tree on Woodland Road in Springfield was struck by lightning.

Other communities experienced hail and severe downpours.

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