Weather

By - 4/24/14 - 11:00 am
Car stuck in the snow under trolley wires

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this photo. See it larger.

By - 4/22/14 - 10:42 am
Snow in Fort Point

The Fort Pointer shows us the snow that still remains today at the USPS lot on Fort Point Channel.

See also: the Natick Mall snow pile.

Of course, back in the day, winter harvests were big business in these parts.... Read more

By - 4/16/14 - 7:20 am
Space savers in South Boston

Erikk Hokenson shows us the scene at I and Marine this morning.

By - 4/16/14 - 6:29 am
Windshield snow in Somerville

Rubifruite Tiwesdægs awoke around 5 a.m. in Somerville to this.

By - 4/15/14 - 2:05 pm
Wind knocks down tree, light pole in South Boston

Across the area, the wind is pulling down tree limbs and power lines.Kenny Jervis photographed a tree and a light pole that came down on cars at K and E. 7 streets in South Boston.

By - 3/30/14 - 1:50 pm
Flooded East Boston Greenway

A number of concerned citizens are reporting flooding along the East Boston Greenway today, due to plugged up catch basins and, in one section a drain pipe from a particular basement.... Read more

By - 3/30/14 - 11:51 am
Flooding on Rte. 18 in New Bedford

Ric Duarte shows us Rte. 18 in New Bedford, suggests, "Umm ... better stay away!"

That's what happens when close to 4 inches of rain falls. The rain wasn't quite as intense up our way, but Eastie Strong shows what it did to Memorial Drive at the MicroCenter/Trader Joe's entrance:

By - 3/26/14 - 8:59 am
Downed light pole on Mystic Valley Parkway in Winchester.

Lori Magno had no choice but to stop on Mystic Valley Parkway in Winchester Center due to a wind-driven pole this morning.

By - 3/25/14 - 4:32 pm

The National Weather Service has issued a coastal flood advisory for tomorrow, starting at 6 a.m.:

MINOR TO MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED DURING THE WEDNESDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE CYCLE ACROSS MANY NORTH AND EAST FACING COASTLINES FROM BOSTON TO NANTUCKET

Oh, and leave that umbrella at home, unless you're really tired of it - the NWS has also issued a wind advisory:... Read more

By - 3/23/14 - 1:13 pm

A storm right out of the Mutara Sector could be heading our way - or it could miss us entirely. But weatherpeople are concerned enough that we've raised shields the French Toast Alert Level to Yellow/Elevated.

Regardless of where the storm winds up, though, it's going to have some major "bombogenesis" - a scary word that means a dramatic drop in pressure - as... Read more

By - 3/18/14 - 8:34 pm
Sunset on the Charles

JB Parrett walked along the Charles around 7 p.m.:

Nearly spring in Boston. Light at 7pm and a nearly ice-free Charles.

By - 3/17/14 - 8:44 am

When they do the weather, they're not actually standing in front of a weather map, but instead a green screen onto which the station projects the maps (they know where to point by looking at a monitor, which gave us the Pete Bouchard Incident). So if they wore green, they'd look like they have parts missing (whatever is covered by the green). Matt... Read more

By - 3/15/14 - 6:59 pm
Mattapan rainbow

Diamond Kartel captured the rainbow over Mattapan around 4:30 p.m.

By - 3/9/14 - 6:03 pm
Ice buildup on the Charles River

John McLachlan walked along the Charles yesterday, noted the puddling caused by warming temperatures, but also the unusual ice floes pushed up onto shore. The river today.

Brad Kelly, meanwhile, noted a possible sign of spring: Whiskey Priest poking its head up above one of the snow piles along the South Boston waterfront.

By - 2/21/14 - 4:26 pm
Downtown Boston in the fog

All that melting snow means plenty of fog, as Neal Gaffey noticed looking towards the Custom House from City Hall this afternoon.

By - 2/17/14 - 9:52 am
Snow in Haverhill

Todd Prussman noticed some interesting shadows in the snow at Winnekenni Park in Haverhill yesterday.

Copyright Todd Prussman. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 2/15/14 - 3:51 pm
Jamaica Pond at the start of the storm

Rachel visited Jamaica Pond around 3:30 p.m.

By - 2/15/14 - 3:27 pm
Where's all the floss?

Roving UHub photographer Harry Forbes noticed a run on floss at his local Target today. He reports a nearby Stop & Shop was also largely bereft of floss.

By - 2/14/14 - 3:56 pm

Terry Eliasen at WBZ notes that tomorrow's storm involves the dreaded bombogenesis. Wha?

It is basically a fancy term for what happens to a storm when it undergoes a rapid drop in pressure in a very short amount of time. Essentially it goes from a relatively weak, regular old storm, to a monster, nor’easter-type system. I am sure most of you have seen

... Read more
By - 2/13/14 - 3:42 pm
Marty's open in the storm

At the height of the storm this afternoon, Marty's Fine Wines in Newtonville felt compelled to post this sign.

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