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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – It’s common for areas near the Great Lake to pick up heavy snowfall from the “Lake Effect Snow Machine.” It happens all the time during the late fall and winter, before the lakes freeze over. However, this bout of Lake… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – The sun has come out and it’s turning out to be a beautiful afternoon! The clouds will have a tendency to fill back in for awhile this afternoon and there could be a midday shower, most of the day will stay dry so… Read more

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“Fall Back” Tonight SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Daylight Saving Time ends at 2am Sunday, which means sunrise and sunset will now be an hour earlier. Don’t forget to turn your clocks back one hour before heading to bed tonight. The sun will… Read more

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Halloween still looks cool and dry with some morning sun followed by increasing afternoon and evening clouds. With the exception of a scattered sprinkle, the trick or treat time will be dry. Temperatures fall from near 50 during the late… Read more

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NOAA Winter Precipitation Outlook SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, otherwise known as NOAA, today released its long-range winter outlook for 2014-2015. A weak El Niño is expected to… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) It was a dry September for much of southern New England. Here in western Mass we picked up between 1-2″ of rain which is about 2-3+” below normal for the month. (Average 4.20″) However, coming into September the yearly rain… Read more

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Tree Damage FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mass. (WGGB) — The National Weather Service office in Taunton, Massachusetts today sent a survey team to Franklin County to investigate storm damage that occurred yesterday afternoon. The team covered a large… Read more

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(Picture of Towering Storm Clouds) REGION (WGGB) — On the first Saturday of September, ominous clouds and storms rolled through the area. As they did, many of you sent in pictures of those conditions to ABC40. We would love to see your… Read more

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As we head into the holiday weekend, summer is showing no signs of quit as a stuffy, tropical air mass arrives. With clear skies, a diminish breeze and high pressure overhead, we can expect a crisp, cool night tonight. Temperatures will dip… Read more

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The National Weather Service has confirmed that a funnel cloud was observed in the sky as thunderstorms rolled through the Springfield area earlier this afternoon. A funnel was seen according to several trained spotter reports from Springfield to… Read more

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Chicopee, Mass (WGGB) – A few reports of minor urban street flooding have come in from showers and storms earlier today. One ABC40 viewer sent us these photos of flooded roads in the area of Broadway Street in Chicopee. A line of showers… Read more

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REGION (WGGB) — The first of 3 full “supermoons” occurred over the weekend, and numerous photos were sent to ABC40. We would love to see your weather-related photos! If you have any pictures, feel free to send them to… Read more

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(Image Courtesy: MGN Online / Wikipedia) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)  The full July moon will be lighting up the country side tomorrow night and this time around it will look a little bigger in the sky. The July full moon is called The full… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – The humidity will continue to increase this evening as the “triple H” weather returns. Several severe storms have clipped northern Franklin County and moved into eastern Massachusetts. Some heavy rain has cooled the… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 5:30 pm for northern Franklin County.  A thunderstorm with heavy rain, damaging winds potentially over 60 mph and large hail is sliding east-southeast across… Read more