Weather

By - 1/25/15 - 2:33 pm

Karolian reports this was heading onto the Zakim, adds:

Wish I had sound, made an impressive thump followed by impressive screams from the future Mrs.

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By - 1/25/15 - 10:34 am
Potentially historic blizzard coming to Boston

We'll be sounding the battle-stations klaxon at the French Toast Alert bunker later today - just as soon as we get back from the sort of breakfast we'll need to be fully girded for panic forecasting.

Meanwhile, we're already wondering what Charlie Baker will wear in his first appearance in the Bunka.

By - 1/24/15 - 11:47 pm
Family of snowmen on the Southwest Corridor in the South End

Matthew shows us the row of snowmen somebody made on the Southwest Corridor path in the South End today.

By - 1/24/15 - 1:29 pm

Today's storm is just a warmup (cooldown?) for what could come Tuesday. Matt Noyes at NECN gets us to checking our egg cartons and bread box:

[S]ignals are stronger than ever of a large storm developing off New England's coast. This storm will be packed with energy, and fed by the contrast of warm southern air and moisture, and arctic air streaming in from

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By - 1/24/15 - 12:11 pm
Snow cone in South Boston

A concerned citizen kvetches about a snow cone on E Street between W. 7 and Tudor streets in South Boston this morning:

Some idiot has already started with a space saver. Please remove.

The city reports the issue has been "resolved."

Meanwhile, the city responded to this complaint from Elm Street in Dorchester about somebody shoveling snow into the street by sending out... Read more

By - 1/24/15 - 10:28 am
Branch down in the South End

Todd Buffum shows us winter's wrath in Concord Square in the South End.

By - 1/24/15 - 10:13 am
Snow-covered car

Ryan Ohnesian snapped a car whose driver just couldn't with the snow today.

By - 1/19/15 - 9:02 am

Black ice made for a horrible commute and walk this morning. Patty reported:

Rt 9 East bound in Wellesley has a van on its side and a lot of ladders strewn across the street.

Ryan added:

Anybody cycling to work today please be careful. Invisible patches of ice everywhere, bike lanes/paths thinly salted.

The National Weather Service predicts conditions will improve by... Read more

By - 1/16/15 - 9:03 am
Wacky car on Marlborough Street

We haven't gotten that much snow this year, but somebody in the Back Bay didn't let that stop them this morning, as Nicky Enriquez shows us.

By - 1/8/15 - 8:46 am
Man in a mask

Kevin Connolly checks in:

When I bought this for $2 on eBay everyone laughed. Who's laughing now?

By - 1/8/15 - 8:10 am
The dueling thermometers on Centre Street in West Roxbury

The dueling thermometers of Centre Street kept up their battle for temperature supremacy in this morning's cold - but they were closer than they usually are.

By - 1/7/15 - 7:06 pm

BPS just announced: No school tomorrow due to the extreme cold, windchill, threat of frostbite, etc. So stay home and stay warm, kids.

By - 1/7/15 - 4:46 pm

UPDATE: School has been called off for the day in Boston.

School districts across the region may be shutting down or delaying openings tomorrow, but Boston public schools will be open on their regular schedules. But don't worry: BPS is posting links to helpful hints on staving off frostbite.

By - 1/7/15 - 3:24 pm

Everett has canceled school on Thursday due to the expected frigid temps.

By - 1/6/15 - 10:52 pm

The National Weather Service has posted a wind-chill advisory that goes into effect at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, with a potential low of -2 and wind chills deserving of the ALL CAPS warnings the NWS loves so much:

WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 24 BELOW.

FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND CHILL INDEX OF -20. IF YOU ARE HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS

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By - 1/6/15 - 12:32 pm

They don't know which lines or when, exactly, but the T is warning commuters to brace for potential delays due to tomorrow's forecast sub-zero windchills, WBZ reports.

But at least we're not alone: Chicago transit officials are also warning of potential cold-related delays.

MBTA winter-weather page.... Read more

By - 1/4/15 - 9:13 pm
Fog at Castle Island

Eileen Murphy went for a stroll around Castle Island today.

By - 1/3/15 - 8:44 pm
Space saver on Bowdoin Street in Somerville

With a whole inch of snow on the ground, people who have to journey out are taking no chances. Brian McFadden shows us how a resident of Bowdoin Street in Somerville's Union Square is making damn sure nobody gets that parking space that he spent several painful hours absolutely no time at all shoveling out.... Read more

By - 1/3/15 - 7:54 pm
Snow in Quincy

Rick McCusker shows us the snow in Quincy that the weatherfolks say will disappear by tomorrow as the temperatures rise and we get more rain.

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