Brace for the wild weather today.
The National Weather Service reports “severe” thunderstorms with “destructive winds of up to 60 mph and large hail” are coming our way from 2-9 p.m.
Areas at greatest risk for strong thunderstorms include northeastern Connecticut, Rhode Island and southeast Massachusetts, including Cape Cod and the islands,” the NWS said in its morning bulletin.
If you have outdoor plans, the NWS says, “Come inside when you hear thunder. Always wait at least 30 minutes after the storm has passed to resume outdoor activities.”
As the Herald reports today, the smoky haze you saw Tuesday from the western wildfires was triggering an unhealthy air quality warning, moving away as severe weather before a cold front rolls across the state. needed.
The Weather Service expects rain and thunder to develop into Southern New
England this afternoon ahead of a cold front moving east from the Great Lakes.
For the cities and towns below this rumble, all seem to be listed.
Weather service highlights: Fitchburg, Framingham, Lowell, Lawrence, Gloucester, Chesterfield, Blandford, Amherst, Northampton, Springfield, Milford, Worcester, Foxborough, Norwood, Cambridge, Boston, Quincy, Taunton, Brockton, Plymouth, Fall River , New Bedford, Metapoisette, Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown, Vineyard Haven, Nantucket, Eyre, Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol, Narragansett, Westerly, Newport and New Shoreham.
This is a developing story …