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
Marisssa Breton captured the sky over the Charles around 4:50 p.m., right before it was deluged.
Eric Andersen had time to reflect on the Citgo sign in Kenmore Square tonight after the downpour stopped.
Matt captured an unusual morning rainbow over Broadway in Everett around 7:15 a.m.
JB Parrett looked down the Charles on a rainy May Day.
Bianca spotted some scullers on the Charles as storm clouds moved in and the NWS issued a severe-thunderstorm watch.
Libby Quinby watched the clouds roll over downtown this afternoon from the relative safety of East Boston.... Read more
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the Boston area through 9 p.m. - and a flood warning for Norfolk and Middlesex counties.
THE PRIMARY THREATS WITH THIS ACTIVITY WILL BE LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING... Read more
STRAIGHT LINE WIND GUSTS. DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS
ALSO EXPECTED WITH ANY OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS. IN ADDITION...BRIEF
HEAVY RAINFALL MAY