JB Parrett went for a stroll in Lechmere Canal Park yesterday.
Peter Morgan reports a Somerville police officer and a bystander teamed up to rescue a man trapped by rising flood waters in the Medford Street underpass in Union Square tonight.
At the time they helped him out of the car, water was up to his chest, with him sitting in driver's seat.
Not long after, Alexandra Sear photographed the man's car:
Even as the rain supposedly nears the end of its increasingly annoying reign, the waters just keep piling up. From T stations to Rutherford Avenue in Charlestown and Circuit Drive in Franklin Park, which police shut due to flooding to Roslindale Square, which lost power, Bostonians have had enough, enough to slap anybody who might chirpily say "at least it's not snow!" Yeah, that... Read more
Reports of flooding are beginning to pour in. The intersection of Melnea Cass Boulevard and Massachusetts Avenue became a liquid mess. State Police are busy diverting cars on Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester, due to flooding southbound by Lambert's and northbound at Tolman by the credit union.
UPDATE: 4:30 p.m. Police blocked off the underpass on Huntington Avenue at Mass. Ave. due to two feet of... Read more
JB Parrett braved the elements to show us North Point Park in Cambridge this afternoon.
JB Parrett captured a mood in the rain at Haymarket yesterday.
JulesB captured the scene outside Oak Grove station early this morning.
Police cruiser stuck in the water on Vale St. Officer still in the cruiser water is up to the door and is coming in.
Female motorist stock in the water and water is coming in the vehicle.
Meanwhile, A.P. Blake... Read more
The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for the immediate coastline (and all of Boston) and a freeze warning for the rest of the area overnight.
As increasingly dark clouds rapidly closed in on downtown late this afternoon, organizers called off the Boston Calling concerts for tonight. Jeremy Stanley photographed the scene.
They told us to shelter in a parking garage. I guess they dont want thousands of sweaty hipsters inside city hall.
Glenn Clabo watched the storm roll in over Spaulding Hospital:
Michael captured the sun shower along Comm. Ave. at BU around 4:30 p.m.:
Rain going crazy. Sun shining, absolute downpour.
JB Parrett photographed some rainstrolling on the wallkway to the Esplanade from Beacon Hill this afternoon.
Julie C. watched the post-deluge sunset over the Charles this evening.
UPDATE: Flash-flood watch extended to 8 p.m.
We're under a flash-flood watch until 2 p.m.:
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.... Read more
A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE TODAY. THE PRIMARY THREATS WILL BE STRONG WIND GUSTS WITH A SECONDARY CONCERN FOR HAIL.
J. Nathan Matias watched a Segway tour sail down Charles Street on Beacon Hill this afternoon.
Kate Langenberg shows us the damage on her Newton street this morning.
They started the Esplanade fireworks a bit early tonight - just in time for them to end and evacuate the area as a storm plowed across the area, knocking out power in at least part of Waltham and Cambridge and sending skittish dogs and children under beds.
Have to give Boston Pops organizers credit on timing. Made it from the... Read more