Live blog: Severe weather forecast in Mass. Thursday afternoon and evening

The threat of severe storms was from noon to 9 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.

Follow along below for the latest updates on Thursday’s severe weather:

Thunderstorms pass and the skies clear in Boston — 8:40 p.m.

‘Wind damage continues to be the main threat’ as Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Brockton, Taunton, and Attleboro — 6:40 p.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning extended to Boston — 6:15 p.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Newton, Framingham, and Waltham until 6:15 p.m. — 5:30 p.m.

‘Severe weather headed towards Worcester’ — 4:40 p.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning covers Springfield, Hartford, and West Hartford — 4:37 p.m.

66 mph wind gust reported in Westfield — 4:04 p.m.

Current radar shows severe storms moving through Western Mass. — 3:45 p.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning near Springfield, Mass., until 4:15 p.m.

Tornado Warning issued in Keene, N.H., area until 3:15 p.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 8 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for most of southern New England until 8 p.m. Thursday.

“If you have outdoor plans, have a safe place to go (preferably indoors) if threatening weather approaches,” the service said shortly before 1 p.m.

Earlier, the service said the storms’ threats could include “damaging winds, large hail, [an] isolated tornado, [and] frequent lightning.”


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