Severe thunderstorm warning issued for parts of Massachusetts

WORCESTER, Mass. — A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Massachusetts on Tuesday afternoon.

The warning is in effect in Southwestern Worcester, Eastern Hampden, Bristol and Plymouth counties until 4 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.

Impacted communities include Webster, Southbridge, Oxford, Charlton, Spencer, Dudley, Sturbridge, Douglas, North Brookfield, West Brookfield, and Brimfield.

The National Weather Service has issued a weather statement for thunderstorms in northwest Middlesex County.

Damaging wind gusts, heavy rain, lightning, and hail are possible.

To track the storms on interactive radar, click here.

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