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French Toast Alert Level: Low. Explanation.

Nor'easter

By - 1/5/18 - 9:37 am
Neponset Circle rescue

The Boston Fire Department posted this photo of firefighters rescuing a man from his car, trapped by floodwaters in Neponset Circle in Dorchester as the tide came in early yesterday afternoon (another photo).

By - 1/5/18 - 9:22 am
Crossing a street in the Back Bay in the snow

Matt Thomas went for a walk around the Back Bay last night. Read more.

By - 1/5/18 - 8:54 am

The mayor's office announced the ban on parking on snow-emergency routes ends at 5 p.m. And with the 48-hour space-saver rule, that means you can use your cones, chairs and broken Ikea shelving to save your shoveled-out street parking space until 5 p.m. on Sunday.

By - 1/4/18 - 8:32 pm

Hull parking lot at high tide during 1/4/18 storm.

At high tide today, Neil looked out at his condo parking lot off Nantasket Avenue in Hull.

By - 1/4/18 - 3:44 pm
Evacuation in Winthrop

Nicholas Agri watched Morton Street in Winthrop turn into a river at high tide this afternoon. Later, the town sent in some heavy machinery to evacuate residents. Read more.

By - 1/4/18 - 3:20 pm

The National Weather Service was not quite as enamored: Read more.

By - 1/4/18 - 1:01 pm
Seaport Boulevard flooded in South Boston

Miss Lippy reports Seaport Boulevard and Northern Avenue along the South Boston Waterfront have flooded and are getting worse. Video.

The parking lot behind the Chart House on Long Wharf has flooded - along with the cars parked in it - Carty Castaldi reports: Read more.

By - 1/4/18 - 11:22 am
French Toast with peaches

Maria Montegue didn't stint on her French Toast this morning.

Also chowing down: Read more.

By - 1/4/18 - 10:47 am

Because we just heard two claps of thundersnow here in our mountain pass along the Roslindale/Hyde Park frontier. Also heard from West Roxbury to Jamaica Plain.

Ed. note: Cantore is actually in Rockport.

By - 1/4/18 - 10:29 am
Channel 25 boxes

As the snow tally goes up, so will the tallies of the number of reporters and weather people the local TV stations will cram onto a single screen. Peter Wilson at Channel 25 provides this screen capture of an "11-box" today. But it's early. Last March, during a completely mundane storm, Channel 5 put 16 people on screen at once - and we've since heard Channel 7 at one point got up to 17.

By - 1/3/18 - 9:17 pm
Nor'easter before it hits New England

The storm about to bombogenisize, as seen by the GOES-East satellite around 6 p.m.

Via NOAA's Regional and Mesoscale Meteorology Branch.

By - 1/3/18 - 5:06 pm
Eggman at Dedham Stop & Shop

The eggman got to the egg case at the Dedham Stop & Shop just in time, in this case around 4:30 p.m. The store was pretty crowded, as were the Star Market and Roche Bros. in West Roxbury.

By - 1/3/18 - 2:26 pm
Walsh announces school shutdown

And remember: This isn't Loon Mountain.

Mayor Walsh just announced BPS schools will be closed due to the storm. City community centers, however, will be open. City Hall will also be open, but only staffed with emergency personnel. Read more.

By - 1/3/18 - 1:08 pm

City Councilor Matt O'Malley (Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury) is promising $5 JP Licks gift certificates to Boston kids whose parents send him photos of them standing next to the fire hydrants they've dug out after tomorrow's bombocyclopocalypse - just like he's done after other snowstorms over the past few years.

By - 1/3/18 - 11:48 am

UPDATE: Ye olde ed. got caught by a meme. The message isn't real.

The State Police's Dustin Fitch shows us the sign flashing a warning on the Southeast Expressway into town this morning.

By - 1/3/18 - 9:03 am
Red Alert

The excitement in Harvey Leonard's voice last night set us on edge. And then we woke up today to the news that Jim Cantore is back in Boston, awaiting the Bomb Cyclone of 2018, and arriving just in time for the National Weather Service to issue both a blizzard warning and a coastal flood warning for much of the North and South shores and a winter-storm warning for the immediate Boston area.

By - 1/2/18 - 9:07 pm
Eggs and milk at Jackson Square Stop and Shop

Roving UHub photographer Jed Hresko did a bit of early French-Toast buying at the Jackson Square Stop & Shop tonight and shows us the egg and milk cases.

By - 10/27/17 - 1:22 pm

Yesterday, the Washington Post declared the Sunday storm would "maul" New England. Today, Weather Underground says it will "pummel" us. We're beginning to feel woozy - somebody get us some smelling salts.