Nantasket Beach this afternoon.
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.
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
Marisssa Breton captured the sky over the Charles around 4:50 p.m., right before it was deluged.
Roving UHub photographer Genevieve McCulloch paused last night to look for some corn stalks at Billings Field in West Roxbury.
Eric Andersen had time to reflect on the Citgo sign in Kenmore Square tonight after the downpour stopped.
Rachel Ringenberg shares the view out her window late this afternoon.
More rainbow photos in the comments.
Roving UHub photographer Siobhan C. watched some dramatic skies at World's End in Hingham this afternoon.
Mediacrity reports she was at her desk when she head a loud noise outside and ran to her window in time to see a worker at Pavement Coffeehouse on Boylston Street in the Fenway struggling with a patio umbrella in a fierce wind.
Matt captured an unusual morning rainbow over Broadway in Everett around 7:15 a.m.
Darryl Houston shows us some of the hail that fell on Hyde Park around 4:40 p.m.
At the Charlestown Navy Yard shortly before 7 p.m., Brian Q. tried to see downtown through all the fog.
A number of other folks also watched the fog as it rolled in from the ocean and across Boston Harbor and downtown, no doubt caused by the combination of rapidly rising temperatures after the storm had passed.
JB Parrett looked down the Charles on a rainy May Day.
Jack Adams captured the rainbow this evening over Brighton Avenue.
JB Parrett watched the clouds come in over the Charles in advance of the rain forecast for tomorrow.
Sarah Connors surveyed the scene on Charles Street this afternoon, after the wind detached some tree limbs and gravity brought them crashing to the ground - except where cars where in the way.