After three days of consecutive hot temperatures soaring into the 90s, the National Weather Service has forecasted that strong to severe thunderstorms will hit much of the Commonwealth, including Westwood, after 2 p.m. today and into tonight.
"The main threat will be isolated strong to damaging wind gusts," a NWS hazardous weather outlook stated Friday morning. "Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rains that may result in localized flooding."
Temperatures in Westwood peaked in the low-90s on Wednesday, and reached near 100 degrees Thursday.
Additionally, the National Weather Service implemented a Heat Advisory through 7 p.m. Thursday.