rain

By - 3/30/14 - 1:50 pm
Flooded East Boston Greenway

A number of concerned citizens are reporting flooding along the East Boston Greenway today, due to plugged up catch basins and, in one section a drain pipe from a particular basement.... Read more

By - 3/30/14 - 11:51 am
Flooding on Rte. 18 in New Bedford

Ric Duarte shows us Rte. 18 in New Bedford, suggests, "Umm ... better stay away!"

That's what happens when close to 4 inches of rain falls. The rain wasn't quite as intense up our way, but Eastie Strong shows what it did to Memorial Drive at the MicroCenter/Trader Joe's entrance:

By - 10/7/13 - 6:57 pm

Bianca spotted some scullers on the Charles as storm clouds moved in and the NWS issued a severe-thunderstorm watch.

By - 7/29/13 - 4:26 pm

Storm over the city

Libby Quinby watched the clouds roll over downtown this afternoon from the relative safety of East Boston.... Read more

By - 7/23/13 - 4:30 pm

Scary skies over the Harbor.

Phelan Canney photographed the clouds over Boston Harbor around 4:20 p.m., about 10 minutes after Kim Kawecki looked outside:

Scary skies... Read more

By - 7/1/13 - 4:11 pm

Ominous view to the north

Jared Villemaire took this shot looking north across the Charles shortly before 4 p.m., as tornado warnings were out for the northeastern corner of the state, from Billerica to Cape Ann.

Daniel Brim took this shot... Read more

By - 6/18/13 - 8:16 pm

Natick flooding

Lee Toma watched a car not get swept away in the industrial park behind Sherwood Plaza in Natick around 6 p.m.... Read more

By - 6/17/13 - 1:45 pm

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
STRAIGHT LINE WIND GUSTS. DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS
ALSO EXPECTED WITH ANY OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS. IN ADDITION...BRIEF
HEAVY RAINFALL MAY

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By - 6/10/13 - 7:12 am

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for eastern Massachusetts starting tonight through 8 p.m. tomorrow, what with more heavy rains expected tonight.

By - 5/24/13 - 6:44 pm

Doom cloud

Gradon Tripp managed to photograph the giant cloud of doom about to crash down on 128 north around 4:30 p.m.... Read more

By - 4/1/13 - 4:21 pm

Rainbow over downtownSee it larger.

Jennifer Walsh captured the rainbow after one rain shower this afternoon and just before another one.... Read more

By - 12/13/12 - 9:12 am

That's the latest National Weather Service thinking for a storm that could hit us starting Sunday night.

However, the NWS warns us a much stronger storm might whack us Tuesday into Wednesday, which no rhyme can handle: "SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF RAIN AND/OR SNOW WOULD BE POSSIBLE."... Read more

By - 10/20/12 - 10:57 am

Allston monsoon

Matt Laskowski looked out his window this morning at a monsoon along Comm. Ave. in Allston. He reports:

The roads flooded up almost immediately over here, with water rising up about as high as the sidewalks. The Griggs St T stop was pretty much completely submerged. A lot of... Read more
By - 9/29/12 - 9:22 am

Rain, rain's gonna fall

Juan Boria, Jr. captured the scene inside the Quincy Center Red Line station this morning.... Read more

By - 9/8/12 - 11:18 am

The National Weather Service ALERTS US:

THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN NOON AND 2 PM...THEN BECOME MORE NUMEROUS DURING THE MID AND LATE AFTERNOON. SOME STORMS WILL LIKELY CONTAIN STRONG OR DAMAGING WINDS. THEY WILL ALSO CONTAIN TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS WHICH MAY CAUSE SMALL STREAM AND POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING. THERE IS A MUCH LOWER CHANCE OF TORNADOES...BUT IT IS A CHANCE WORTH

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By - 9/7/12 - 10:03 pm

Pouring at State Street.Pouring on State Street.

Paul Levy, who lives near a soccer field in Newton, looked out and saw something disturbing:

Today, as storms approached and lightning and thunder were clearly in close range, the coaches of our boys and girls teams kept practicing with the children.

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By - 7/26/12 - 11:46 am

The National Weather Service has issued a flash-flood watch for 4 p.m. this afternoon for eastern Massachusetts:

SUDDEN HEAVY DOWNPOURS WILL OCCUR WITH ANY THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. RAINFALL OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.

By - 7/23/12 - 8:17 am

Barry Burbank prognosticates for today and tomorrow.

By - 7/19/12 - 6:05 pm

After the storm

Tim Sackton photographed the post-storm sky over Cambridge yesterday.

Posted under this Creative Commons license and in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

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