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
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.
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
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... Read more
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.
Barry Burbank prognosticates for today and tomorrow.
Marc Choquette posted this photo from Arlington, reports:
Looks like an absolute war zone in Arlington right now.
The National Weather Service's Skywarn network reports:
Confirmed microburst in Arlington Mass, numerous trees, branches and wires down.
More specifically: The southern part of town along Marathon... Read more