BOSTON - We’re starting off the week with a Boston 25 StormTracker Weather Alert for the potential of severe storms and even an isolated tornado in parts of Massachusetts.
An approaching cold front will bring the potential for scattered severe thunderstorms and localized flash flooding across interior Massachusetts and portions of northern Connecticut, according to the National Weather Service.
Boston 25 StormTracker Meteorologist Shiri Spear expects things to stay relatively calm through Monday morning, except in southeastern Massachusetts where there is the potential for a pop-up shower.
Starting around noon there is the potential for the storms to start popping up, especially in western New England.
As the day continues the potential for more severe weather, including isolated tornadoes, will increase.
The storm risk is higher during the evening commute from Manchester, New Hampshire, through Keene and western Massachusetts.
The potential for severe storms shifts to central Massachusetts by about 9 p.m.
Eastern Massachusetts, including the Boston area, could see storms peak between about 10 p.m. and midnight.
The main severe weather threat would be from locally damaging winds, hail, dangerous cloud-to-ground lightning and some isolated tornadoes.
Torrential rain is possible, which also raises the threat for flash flooding.
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