The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Westford and surrounding communities through 9 p.m. with heavy rain and strong winds in the forecast.
And a Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Westford through 2:30 p.m. A flash flood warning was also issued through 5:30 p.m.
Thunderstorms are expected this afternoon into this evening.
Storms could bring "damaging winds" and "large hail along with torrential downpours," according to NWS.
NWS predicts southern New England will see the worst of the hazardous weather.
The hazardous weather could break the heat. A low temperature of 65 degrees is expected in Westford this evening. The high temperature tomorrow shouldn't exceed 80, according to forecasts.