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French Toast Alert Level: Guarded. Explanation.

Weather

By - 1/6/18 - 11:32 am

Some gormless git named Harley Tamplin, who writes for the UK version of the Metro, writes today: Read more.

By - 1/6/18 - 11:19 am
Skater on the Charles River

Mary Ellen spotted this skater on the Charles River at Millennium Park in West Roxbury a couple days ago.

Authorities, of course, recommend not skating on the Charles.

By - 1/5/18 - 8:56 pm
Icy Charles River

Ari Ofsevit gazed at the frozen wasteland between Cambridge and the Back Bay today.

Casie Gillette shows us the real ice joining the iceberg statues in Fort Point Channel: Read more.

By - 1/5/18 - 1:28 pm
Flooded car in Chelsea

Chelsea firefighter Jonathan Morel was photographed yesterday about to rescue a motorist on Eastern Avenue who'd gotten trapped by a slushy flood from the nearby Chelsea Creek. About a dozen city blocks turned into slush rivers at the height of the storm and firefighters rescued several dozen people from their cars.

Ed. note: Nothing's on fire in the background; those are lights at a parking lot.

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 - 9:14 am

No, I haven't just spent too much time outside in the cold. But I think the local TV stations did a really good job with yesterday's storm. Read more.

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 - 1/3/18 - 11:07 pm

Colleen O'Connor watched the waterfall at the Forest Hills T stop round 10 p.m.

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 - 2:01 pm
Ashburton Place flooding

Waterlogged lobby. Photo by Sara Bourne.

Around 1:20 p.m., Julia C. wondered why there was "water pouring out all the windows" of the McCormack state office building on Beacon Hill. The Globe reports the leak, apparently from a burst pipe, is "massive."

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.