Some severe weather is potential for some parts of Massachusetts, which incudes flash flooding and the possibility of tornadoes in some spots. 

From the National Weather Service:

Update 4:11pm - The tornado warnings in Essex, Middlesex and Norfolk counties has been extended through 4:30pm.

Update 3:26pm - Tornado Warnings for Essex County have been extended through 3:45pm. Other areas are seeing very heavy rains, and flash flooding.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A

 

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...

NORTHERN MIDDLESEX COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS...

WESTERN ESSEX COUNTY IN EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...

NORTHEASTERN WORCESTER COUNTY IN CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS...

SOUTHEASTERN HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY IN SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE...

 

* UNTIL 315 PM EDT

 

* AT 224 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM

CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED

NEAR LANCASTER...OR 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF LEOMINSTER...AND WAS

MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

 

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...

LOWELL...LAWRENCE...DRACUT...PELHAM...NORTH ANDOVER...METHUEN...

CHELMSFORD...CARLISLE...BOLTON...STOW...ANDOVER...BERLIN...

CLINTON...HUDSON...TYNGSBORO...TEWKSBURY...HARVARD...AYER...

BOXBOROUGH AND LITTLETON.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 

TAKE COVER NOW! DO NOT WAIT TO SEE THE TORNADO. GO TO A BASEMENT OR

INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING...AWAY FROM

WINDOWS. IF IN A VEHICLE...A MOBILE HOME OR OUTDOORS...GET TO THE

CLOSEST SHELTER. PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.