Confirmed funnel cloud spotted over Springfield - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Confirmed funnel cloud spotted over Springfield

Courtesy: Vicky Grandchamp Courtesy: Vicky Grandchamp
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WSHM) -

The thunderstorms that came through Western Massachusetts around midday on Sunday were a cause for concern.

At 3:44 p.m. the National Weather Service confirmed the reports of a funnel cloud in the Springfield and Ludlow area.

They said it occurred from 12:40 p.m. to 12:50 p.m. Sunday.

Confirmation was made after investigating reports from trained SKYWARN spotters, Massachusetts State Police and emergency management.

The area in question is the Exit 4 and 5 vicinity of Interstate 291 and the Fuller Street area of Ludlow.

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