Massachusetts – At around 4:30 EDT on Wednesday, a line of severe weather crossed from western part of the state heading east. Damaging tornadoes passed through Springfield. It was reported that hundreds of homes were damaged and thousands of trees were down.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick declared a state of emergency.
More information will be updated on this site as it becomes available.
Update 6/2/11 12:15 AM: Local volunteers are currently supporting relief efforts in Springfield and communities throughout the jurisdiction with sheltering, canteen and mental health counseling.