Weather

By - 2/25/16 - 6:17 am

NECN reports. At 3:11 a.m., Patrick tweeted from the Back Bay:

Wow! I thought a plane crashed just now. Just thunder.

By - 2/22/16 - 8:38 am
Protesting winter in Boston

Bcole took in a protest against winter outside South Station this morning.

By - 2/16/16 - 7:54 am

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for eastern Massachusetts between 1 and 10 p.m. - with gusts of up to 60 m.p.h. possible:

STRONGEST WINDS SHOULD OCCUR LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING...WHEN A BAND OF SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS CROSSES THE REGION.

By - 2/15/16 - 4:25 pm

It's been another busy day for firefighters as pipes across Boston freeze, burst and then pour water all over the place.

Elainy Mata shows us the scene at 73 Tremont St., where a pipe over a Citizens Bank ATM gave way this afternoon: Read more.

By - 2/14/16 - 4:14 pm
Water flowing from CVS at Commonwealth Avenue and St. Paul Street

Water flowing from CVS at Comm. Ave. and St. Paul Street. Photo by Sean Owen.

Boston firefighters and ISD inspectors are busy this afternoon responding to buildings where water in pipes froze and burst the pipes, leading to floods of water.

Among the buildings affected: Boston College's Conte Forum, right in the middle of a basketball game, where a sprinkler pipe gave way. Firefighters and BC maintenance workers were able to shut the water without requiring any evacuations. Read more.

By - 2/14/16 - 10:08 am
Thermometer reads -9 in East Boston

Jim Correale went out around 7:30 a.m. to document the cold in East Boston so you wouldn't have to.

By - 2/14/16 - 9:58 am
Sea smoke over Boston Harbor

When subzero air meets still liquid water, the result is "sea smoke," as our own Cybah shows us with this view of Boston Harbor this morning.

Eric Ballard videoed the sea smoke in action: Read more.

By - 2/14/16 - 9:41 am

MBTA trains are no different than us - they don't like going out in subzero temps, either. At one point this morning, the T announced "moderate" delays on the Green Line due to "multiple disabled trains." Read more.

By - 2/13/16 - 7:16 pm
Frozen on the Charles River Esplanade

We're going to assume JB Parrett was bundled up for his walk along the Esplanade on the Charles this afternoon.

By - 2/13/16 - 7:13 pm
Cold wind chills across southern New England

The National Weather Service posted this map showing the lowest anticipated wind-chill temperatures for southern New England for tonight into Sunday morning. Read more.

By - 2/11/16 - 8:11 am

Wicked cold. Or as a National Weather Service forecaster opines:

VERY COLD TEMPERATURES WILL ATTEMPT TO MELT THE WARM HEARTS OF VALENTINES DAY. ...

AMBIENT TEMPERATURES ALONE WILL BE IN THE SINGLE DIGITS BELOW 0F...BUT COMBINED WITH THIS 20-30 MPH BREEZE...SUSPECT 15-25 BELOW ZERO WIND CHILLS ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION.

By - 2/9/16 - 8:31 am
Yaz in the snow

Steve captured Yaz in the snow early this morning. Truck Day is, of course, tomorrow.

Copyright Steve. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 2/8/16 - 8:02 pm

Nothing new, but still dramatic when the harbor begins moving onto the wharves of downtown.

By - 2/8/16 - 6:10 pm

Chris reports that after seeing this guy on Harrison Avenue in the South End, he didn't feel as bad about his own commute.

By - 2/8/16 - 11:30 am
Tenean Beach under water

Tenean Beach? Where's that? MPS shows us it's completely underwater this morning.

Morrissey Boulevard is, as you might expect, closed due to flooding.

By - 2/8/16 - 10:51 am

A City Council committee is scheduled to consider exempting elderly and disabled homeowners from the requirement to shovel their sidewalks at a hearing Tuesday morning.

Councilor Michael Flaherty's Council on Government Operations starts its hearing at 10 a.m. in the council's fifth-floor chambers in City Hall.

Councilor Tito Jackson (Roxbury) proposed the measure due to the health risks associated with snow shoveling.

By - 2/8/16 - 8:46 am

BPS really needs to have Tory Bullock do their snow-cancellation calls: Read more.

By - 2/8/16 - 8:00 am
Satellite image of the snowstorm hitting Boston

This is what the storm hitting us today looks like from the GOES satellite. The movie (MP4) version of the storm forming is pretty impressive.

By - 2/7/16 - 2:21 pm
Dogs running in the snow in Peters Park in Boston's South End

John McLachlan photographed the photographer - and two dogs - at the South End's Peters Park the other day.

Copyright John McLachlan. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 2/7/16 - 9:44 am
Forest Hills Cemetery in the snow

Forest Hills Cemetery Saturday morning. Photo by Susan Stange. See it larger.

UPDATE: Make that a winter-storm warning and up to a foot.

The NWS says a winter-storm watch goes into effect at 7 a.m. on Monday and advises:

ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO MODIFY TRAVEL PLANS.

WCVB adds:

The storm system set to arrive Monday is going to pack a huge punch, with areas around Boston and Cape Cod expected to get the most snow.