BOSTON (WHDH) – A tornado watch is in effect for parts of Massachusetts through Tuesday night due to severe weather that Tropical Storm Isaias is bringing to the region.
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The tornado watch is in effect for Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Middlesex, Nantucket, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, and Worcester counties until 9 p.m.
Isaias could bring quick-moving thunderstorms with the potential to produce brief, isolated tornadoes, according to 7NEWS meteorologist Jaisol Martinez. Damaging wind gusts and minor coastal flooding is expected.
Gusts could hit 55 mph in some areas and down trees and power lines.
The tornado watch also includes Connecticut, Rhode Island, and parts of New Hampshire and Vermont.
Tropical Storm Warnings are in effect for parts of Berkshire, Franklin, Worcester, Middlesex, Essex, Hampshire, Hampden, Norfolk, Suffolk, Bristol, Plymouth, Barnstable, Dukes, and Nantucket counties.
A flash flood watch has also…