The season for open burning in Massachusetts lasts through the end of April, but the practice isn’t allowed everywhere, and there are some tight rules in place in order to prevent your disposal of yard debris from becoming a brush fire.
Weather Alert // High winds, combined with low humidity will increase the risk of brush fires across western Massachusetts on Thursday, with a Red Flag Warning being issued for Berkshire County.
Weather Alert // Due to high winds and low relative humidity, a Fire Weather Watch will be in effect for Berkshire County starting Thursday afternoon.
Wednesday morning’s showers brought a rainbow into view for people in the area of downtown Springfield and in West Springfield.
22News reported Monday night on at least 7 brush fires that happened in Hampden and Hampshire County. We’re working for you with steps you can take to protect your family and your property.
If Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, some might consider Easter the real start of spring.
Spring flooding is a common occurrence along the Connecticut River in western Massachusetts. People living along the river expect flooding every year around this time.
An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, April 18, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing.
After some above normal temperatures earlier this week winter made a return. On Wednesday many of us woke up to a coating of snow and Thursday morning it was the cold.
String of earthquakes in Idaho prompts Utah team to setup new equipment to monitor activity.
Are you ready for a lime shortage? Your next margarita may come without the “Green Gold.” A shortage of limes has the price of the fruit skyrocketing.
People in western Massachusetts woke up with some mid-April snow Wednesday morning, and if that wasn’t enough, on Thursday they woke up with temperatures in the low 20′s, which broke an all-time record for western Massachusetts.
In some spots the river levels will keep rising, making problems potentially worse on Thursday.
The false alarm rate for tornado warnings is unfortunately way too high, so the National Weather Service is looking at changing the way they warn.
There has been a shift away from traditional Easter lilies to other favorites such as tulips and hydrangeas.
It may be spring, but western Massachusetts got another reminder of the long winter we just had when a coating to a couple inches of snow fell across the region on April 15-16.
Western Massachusetts experienced some swollen rivers and streams after an overnight rain, sleet, and snow into Wednesday morning.
It may be spring, but its feeling a lot like winter. Temperatures fell into the 20′s overnight as snow and sleet fell into the early morning throughout western Massachusetts
Weather Alert // As heavy rain moves into western Massachusetts on Tuesday, the National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Connecticut River in Northampton, Montague, and just over the state line in Thompsonville, Connecticut.
Flood warnings have been issued up and down the Connecticut River as rain and snowmelt combine.