OK, maybe not quite that dramatic, but how can you write "thundersnow" without an exclamation point? And despite the presence of some thundersnow truthers out there, here's some video from Hyde Park from shortly after 8 p.m. (the action starts at 0:22): Read more.
One of the advantages of living on the coast, at least early in winter, is that we're less likely to get snow dumped on us during a major storm - such as the one that's supposed to hit tomorrow. Read more.
Deep in Stony Brook Reservation is a lost valley where it always snows on Christmas Eve, or, at least, it did yesterday.
No points added to the score for creativity for this Everett Street spot, but the judges awarded bonus points for throwing down a chair and a bucket in a space that wasn't fully cleared, as Christopher shows us.
Kathleen O'Donnell paused to admire the scene outside Sault New England on Tremont Street in the South End this morning.
Neil the roving UHub photographer went for a stroll in Hingham this morning.
Our own SwirlyGrrl spotted this window on one side of the Old State House this morning.
Meanwhile, Dr. Nasty Lady wonders: Read more.
To sum up: BRRRRR:
WINDS THIS STRONG WILL RESULT IN TREE DAMAGE INCLUDING SOME WEAKENED TREES BEING KNOCKED DOWN. SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE AND THIS IS PARTICULARLY CONCERNING GIVEN THE BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT. DRIVING WILL BE DIFFICULT IN OPEN AREAS AND ON BRIDGES.
Eric Fisher braces us for what could be record-setting "Chuck Norris level cold" Friday morning (not that Thursday will be that much better) - like maybe even sub-zero readings in some parts of southern New England (although he's looking at a few degrees above zero for Boston). Oh, but with wind chills down to -25 here.
A fed-up citizen files a complaint that some dog owners took advantage of the season's first real snowfall to let their beasts go in the Public Garden.
The latest NWS hazardous-weather outlook for Suffolk County says we might get a couple inches overnight, but it should change to rain (at least on the coastal plain) by daybreak. And then the NWS subtly, in its uniquely subtle all-caps way, tries to get us ready for this:
AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION ON THURSDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN THE POTENTIAL FOR BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS OF 15 TO 25 BELOW ZERO LATE THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING. IN ADDITION...A PERIOD OF NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING.
Around 1 p.m. on NECN, Em reports.
Specifically, seeking suggestions of T-accessible spots besides than the pavilion on Long Wharf to observe the king tides tomorrow and Tuesday.
The weekly drought map is out and shows Boston is now in a "severe" drought, rather than an "extreme" one. The portion of Massachusetts still in "extreme" drought has shrunk as well.
BWSC rain totals show a monitoring station on Adams Street in Dorchester got nearly 6 inches of rain last month, more rain than the station saw in June, July, August and September combined.