A satellite view of the two storms smushing into one, taken at 2:45 p.m.
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.
The Capital Weather Gang blares a warning: Intense coastal storm to maul New England on Sunday, swipe Mid-Atlantic.
DS was at Logan Airport at the crack of dawn.
Early Tuesday morning. But the latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center shows Nate hitting us with sustained winds of less than 39 m.p.h., because it'll get to us by taking the land route, along the Appalachians, basically, and mountains generally weaken, if not outright destroy, hurricanes and tropical storms.
The National Weather Service has issued the watch for Plymouth County and points to the south as Jose approaches. On the one hand, no risk of tornadoes; on the other hand, people should "earnestly prepare for the potential of significant wind impacts."
James D. watched the show out at sea from Winthrop this afternoon.
Mike Anderson watched the remnants of Hurricane Irma pass over Logan late this afternoon.
Today, the folks at the Boston City Archives remind us, is the anniversary of the Boston landfall of the Gale of 1869, a small but powerful hurricane that did major damage to the new Boston Coliseum - built for a "peace jubilee" where Trinity Church and the Fairmont Copley Plaza sit now.