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BOSTON – The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for MetroWest Boston until 9 p.m. today, August 4.

Tornadoes are possible in and near the watch area.

Review and discuss your emergency plans and check supplies and your safe room.

Be ready to act quickly if a warning is issued or you suspect a tornado is approaching. Acting early helps to save lives!

Watches are issued by the Storm Prediction Center for counties where tornadoes may occur.

The watch area is typically large, covering numerous counties or even states.


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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.