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Low pressure developing off the Southeast coast will quickly move northeast tracking south of New England today into tonight as colder air arrives to produce a moderate to heavy snow storm for much of the region.  Any mix will quickly change to snow, and fall heavily at times through the afternoon and evening before tapering overnight.  Expect difficult travel conditions with snow packed roads and low visibility today/tonight  Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page


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Weather service: small tornado hit Dalton Sunday

DALTON, Mass. (AP) -- The National Weather Service says a small tornado touched down Sunday in the western Massachusetts town of Dalton.

The Albany, New York, forecasting office said Tuesday an EF1 tornado with estimated 90 mph wind touched down at about 5 p.m. Sunday in Greenridge Park,  traveling about a quarter-mile on a path about 20 yards wide.  The weather service said a microburst of straight-line winds caused most of the damage in a larger area in town north and west of the tornado.
Resident John Czarnacki tells the Berkshire Eagle the winds and rain were so intense he and his wife didn't hear four large cherry trees topple into his backyard.
The storm brought down power lines and some 20 trees in one neighborhood. Six homes were damaged.
No injuries were reported.
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