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By - 7/16/14 - 9:48 pm
Sunset over the Charles River

Julie C. watched the post-deluge sunset over the Charles this evening.

By - 7/16/14 - 9:02 am

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.

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By - 7/8/14 - 11:16 am
Twisting clouds over Bolton, Mass.

Such as this twisting cloud that Rich Beaubien photographed over Bolton? Don't worry: The National Weather Service says:

A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE TODAY. THE PRIMARY THREATS WILL BE STRONG WIND GUSTS WITH A SECONDARY CONCERN FOR HAIL.

But that could also mean more chances to see a rainbow, like the one Matt Conti photographed over Boston Harbor... Read more

By - 7/4/14 - 8:02 pm

J. Nathan Matias watched a Segway tour sail down Charles Street on Beacon Hill this afternoon.

By - 7/4/14 - 9:33 am
Fallen tree in Newton

Kate Langenberg shows us the damage on her Newton street this morning.

By - 7/3/14 - 10:47 pm
Lightning over Somerville

Boom! Lightning over Somerville. Photo by R.S.Y. Buchanan.

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.

Christopher reports:

Have to give Boston Pops organizers credit on timing. Made it from the

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By - 6/10/14 - 5:03 pm
Hard rain about to fall on Cambridge

Marisssa Breton captured the sky over the Charles around 4:50 p.m., right before it was deluged.

By - 5/30/14 - 10:34 pm
Upside down Citgo sign in a Kenmore Square puddle

Eric Andersen had time to reflect on the Citgo sign in Kenmore Square tonight after the downpour stopped.

By - 5/13/14 - 7:31 am
Rainbow over Everett

Matt captured an unusual morning rainbow over Broadway in Everett around 7:15 a.m.

By - 5/1/14 - 12:06 pm
Charles River on a rainy day

JB Parrett looked down the Charles on a rainy May Day.

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.

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