Tornado Watch for Massachusetts until 8 PM tonight

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UPDATE 5:30

There is a tornado with 35 MPH winds reported on Shrewsbury St in Worcester moving East.

Update 5:23

According to the National Weather service the tornado that hit Springfield and Westfield has migrated to Brimfield.  

According to sources on the ground the Quinsigamond Community College police force has moved everybody into the basement.  

There is a tornado watch in effect for eight Massachusetts Counties until 8 PM tonight.  The Boston Globe has the story.

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for eight Massachusetts counties, effective until 8 p.m. tonight, warning that the thunderstorms that rumbled through Eastern Massachusetts this morning may have been just a prelude to more severe storms.

The tornado watch was issued at 1 p.m. for Essex, Hampshire, Suffolk, Franklin, Middlesex, Worcester, Hampden, and Norfolk counties. The watch did not cover Southeastern Massachusetts or the Cape and islands. Watches are issued when there is a possibility of severe weather in the next few hours.

Be safe!!!!

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