Hello to all..
..Severe Weather Outbreak Slams Portions of Hampden County Massachusetts specifically the Chicopee, Springfield, Ludlow, Wilbraham and Monson Mass. area. Damage was largely trees and wires down with trees and wires falling on houses and cars. Holyoke, Mass also had damage right along the Connecticut River near Lyman Street where a weakened mill structure was blown out/destroyed in the area. Many Large Hail reports were also received..
..An additional area of significant damage was reported in Willimantic CT with trees down and this also affected portions of Windham, CT. The worst damage was south of Valley Street in Willimantic, Ct affecting Bridge and Spring street and several other locations. Roof damage was reported in the areas as well..
..Pictures, Video and additional damage information is requested so that this information can be given to MEMA, FEMA, NWS officials and the media. Credit will be given to the SKYWARN Spotters and Amateur Radio Operators that give the damage and pictures to us. They can be emailed to rmacedo at rcn dot com or kd1cy at comcast dot net (emails put this way to prevent spamming)..
..NWS will survey the damage in Western Massachusetts Wednesday. If time allows, they will also review the damage in the Willimantic, CT area..
..Below is the NWS Taunton Local Storm Report for this event. An update will be sent on this Severe Weather Outbreak that affected the region on Wednesday Evening..
NWS Taunton Local Storm Report 7/26/11 Severe Weather Outbreak:
Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
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