Weather

By - 7/28/14 - 10:33 am
Downed trees in Revere

Numerous streets blocked by fallen trees and downed wires; police warning of gas leaks. See the comments for the initial statement from the National Weather Service.

Some video:

Revere Police urged people not already in Revere to stay... Read more

By - 7/27/14 - 2:15 pm
Walking in the rain towards the Esplanade

JB Parrett photographed some rainstrolling on the wallkway to the Esplanade from Beacon Hill this afternoon.

By - 7/16/14 - 9:48 pm
Sunset over the Charles River

Julie C. watched the post-deluge sunset over the Charles this evening.

By - 7/16/14 - 10:47 am

Mark Bolster watched firefighters take care of business after lightning hit a house on W. 4 Street at F this morning.

By - 7/16/14 - 9:02 am

UPDATE: Flash-flood watch extended to 8 p.m.

We're under a flash-flood watch until 2 p.m.:

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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By - 7/15/14 - 11:43 pm
Planes at Logan

Dan Santry photographed some of the planes that landed at Logan today that don't normally get near us, including a Pakistan International Airlines 777 and a LOT 787 (as well as a KLM 747).

By - 7/15/14 - 10:01 am
Storm over the Charles River

JB Parrett shows us the MIT Sailing Center with threatening clouds overhead.

Pete Bouchard asks if he can be serious for a moment:

We ain't messing around today folks. Atmos. is ripe and loaded. Any storms that fire could cause wind damage & flash flooding. #eye2thesky

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By - 7/8/14 - 11:16 am
Twisting clouds over Bolton, Mass.

Such as this twisting cloud that Rich Beaubien photographed over Bolton? Don't worry: The National Weather Service says:

A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE TODAY. THE PRIMARY THREATS WILL BE STRONG WIND GUSTS WITH A SECONDARY CONCERN FOR HAIL.

But that could also mean more chances to see a rainbow, like the one Matt Conti photographed over Boston Harbor... Read more

By - 7/7/14 - 6:33 pm

Gaelle Gourgues asks:

What do you do when you are in a moving train above ground with tornado warning?!!

By - 7/7/14 - 6:10 pm
Storm view from Seaport in South boston

The view from the Seaport around 6:05 p.m. See larger. Photo by Allen Rines.

You know, the part of our sprawling county where the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning?

A TRAINED SPOTTER IN LYNN REPORTED A FUNNEL CLOUD TO THE SOUTHWEST AT 555 PM.

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By - 7/4/14 - 8:02 pm

J. Nathan Matias watched a Segway tour sail down Charles Street on Beacon Hill this afternoon.

By - 7/4/14 - 9:33 am
Fallen tree in Newton

Kate Langenberg shows us the damage on her Newton street this morning.

By - 7/3/14 - 10:47 pm
Lightning over Somerville

Boom! Lightning over Somerville. Photo by R.S.Y. Buchanan.

They started the Esplanade fireworks a bit early tonight - just in time for them to end and evacuate the area as a storm plowed across the area, knocking out power in at least part of Waltham and Cambridge and sending skittish dogs and children under beds.

Christopher reports:

Have to give Boston Pops organizers credit on timing. Made it from the

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By - 7/3/14 - 4:52 pm
Nantasket Beach today

Nantasket Beach this afternoon.

By - 7/2/14 - 8:37 am

Todd Gutner at WBZ forecasts Arthur staying offshore enough that we won't have to worry about wind, but that Friday's fireworks could be rained out.

He adds Arthur will make Thursday " tropical, muggy and humid." As opposed to today.

By - 7/1/14 - 9:58 am
Arthur cone

UPDATE: Tropical Depression 1 is now Tropical Storm Arthur.

The National Hurricane Center is eying a tropical depression off Florida that could intensify enough to get itself named Arthur and churn up the Atlantic seaboard (as tropical storms are wont to do) and smack into us just in time for the weekend.... Read more

By - 6/14/14 - 9:30 pm
Cloudy sunset over Boston and the ocean

Cassie Grey-Sautelet watched the sun go down over Boston and the water this evening.

JB Parrett watched the sun set over the Zakim Bridge:

Sunset over the Zakim
By - 6/10/14 - 5:03 pm
Hard rain about to fall on Cambridge

Marisssa Breton captured the sky over the Charles around 4:50 p.m., right before it was deluged.

By - 6/6/14 - 12:49 pm
Billings Field in West Roxbury

Roving UHub photographer Genevieve McCulloch paused last night to look for some corn stalks at Billings Field in West Roxbury.

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