Millennium Park in West Roxbury around 5:30 p.m.
Matt Frank watched from Chelsea as two lightning bolts hit Everett this evening.
John Gage watched a rain cell mover across Boston around 6 p.m.
As the front came through this afternoon, a gust of wind near Lechmere station took down a street-light pole, which fell on the hood of a car making a turn, after which the light bounced into the street, as Lisa captured.
She reports the driver and somebody in the back seat appeared to get out physically OK. Read more.
Gary C. spotted this snow pile this morning at the Street (the old lower Chestnut Hill Mall).
Yep, a nor'easter's a-brewin' off our coast and will smack into us starting tonight - but don't worry, we're just talking rain here, not snow - although possibly 1 to 2 inches. The National Weather Service concludes:
Bullseye will pass across central and eastern areas, then will shift NE over E coastal areas Sunday morning. May see poor drainage and urban flooding in some normally prone areas.
Alyssa Banker Hiller looked up in the Public Garden.
The National Weather Service has issued a flash-flood warning for Boston and points south through 7:45 p.m. due to radar showing we're about to get blasted with one to two inches of rain in an hour:
As a result, significant urban and poor drainage flooding is expected to rapidly form.
So, you know, stay off Morrissey Boulevard and maybe put off that walk along the Muddy River.