Dan Brown, Western Mass News

Dan Brown

Western Mass News

Springfield, MA, United States

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Past articles by Dan:

Most of western Massachusetts now experiencing ‘severe’ drought

We missed an opportunity for substantial rainfall yesterday as a rare, August Nor’easter passed off shore → Read More

First Alert Weather Day: storms today, heat the rest of the week

A Mild & Muggy Night Tonight. First Alert Weather Day for Monday → Read More

Storm set to bring rain, snow, and wind to start the weekend

Today will start with sunshine, but clouds increase this afternoon. → Read More

Icy day ahead with rain changing to freezing rain and sleet

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for northern Berkshire, western Hampshire and all of Franklin through 7pm → Read More

Snow set to move in late tonight; snowy Friday morning commute

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Today will feature a mixture of sunshine and clouds. Temperatures will be seasonable with highs in the 30s along with a healthy breeze out of the → Read More

Festive Snow to Kick Off Christmas Eve, Icy Christmas morning

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Some light snow will greet you as you head out on this Christmas Eve morning. Roads may be a little slick, but it's a very festive → Read More

Line of heavy rain, wind, and possibly a few thunderstorms on the way

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Our next storm system is moving in this morning with showers, an increase breeze and mild temperatures. → Read More

August-like today; stormy tonight

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- We saw a gorgeous day yesterday with highs in the mid to upper 70s, low humidity and lots of sunshine, but if you're looking for that → Read More

More storms likely this afternoon; beautiful Thursday to follow

Another front approaches from the north with some showers and storms Wednesday. So our unsettled weather pattern does look to remain through mid-week, although much of each day will be → Read More

Scattered downpours & storms this afternoon; heat & humidity continue

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - This afternoon will remain hot and humid with temperatures back into the 90's! It's oppressively humid with dew points near 70. With the continued heat, humidity → Read More

Warm, May-like afternoon today: Winter Storm Watch for parts of western Mass

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Today is shaping up to be a beautiful day, the pick of the week in fact, with temperatures climbing into the middle and upper 60s. A → Read More

Spotty mix today; ice storm likely tonight into Tuesday

Overnight flurries may have you waking up to a dusting or slick spots on untreated roadways. More impactful wintery events on the way to start and end the week. → Read More

Morning snow showers; watching coastal storm Sunday

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Snow showers will move through this morning with scattered coatings across the area. Things will dry out by early afternoon, but clouds will linger. The hills may get a coating to an inch of accumulation. Temperatures climb into the middle and upper 30s this afternoon and we may even see some later afternoon sunshine. A cold front will pass through tonight and skies… → Read More

Snow ramping up as powerful Nor'easter moves in

A cold start today, but temperatures improve by the afternoon. Clouds build ahead of a powerful Nor'easter set to impact us locally Monday-Tuesday with significant snow possible. → Read More

Snow moves in this afternoon; slippery evening commute likely

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Today is a First Warning Weather Day with snow moving in this afternoon. In fact, the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisories which is in effect for all of western Mass. from 1PM today through 1PM Wednesday. It's a cold, dry morning and we'll see a little sunshine as a storm system approaches from the west. Temperatures climb to near 30 by… → Read More

Heavy rain, wind & warmth for Christmas!

It's a frosty, cold start this morning with temperatures in the low to middle 20's. You may want to allow for some extra time to warm up the car, and → Read More

Powerful storm with heavy rain & wind Christmas morning

It's a frosty, cold start this morning with temperatures in the low to middle 20's. You may want to allow for some extra time to warm up the car, and → Read More

Nor'easter pushes away with snow winding down this afternoon

It's a frosty, cold start this morning with temperatures in the low to middle 20's. You may want to allow for some extra time to warm up the car, and → Read More

Advisories in effect - Some accumulating snow this morning

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Winter Weather Advisories remains in effect until noon. → Read More

Isaias set to bring strong winds, some rain; tornado threat continues

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- **Tropical Storm Warnings remain in effect for all of western Mass until further notice… *A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for all of western Mass from Noon Tuesday to 8am Wednesday… Isaias made landfall last night and is barreling up the coast! It will bring us some rain, but the biggest threat will likely be widespread damaging winds and isolated tornadoes.… → Read More