Weather

By - 6/18/13 - 8:16 pm

Natick flooding

Lee Toma watched a car not get swept away in the industrial park behind Sherwood Plaza in Natick around 6 p.m.... Read more

By - 6/17/13 - 11:30 pm

Rainbow over the Hancock

Joe Pesaturo looked up in Copley Square this evening.

By - 6/17/13 - 7:50 pm

Rainbow over Cambridge

Dani B. photographed the post-storm rainbow over Cambridge.

Omen over the Garden? Gary Waldeck captured the view over the arena:

Rainbow over the Garden... Read more

By - 6/17/13 - 6:00 pm

Castle Island before the storm

Lindsay Birch snapped the scene in South Boston around 5:45, adds:

Looks like I got my run in just in time at Castle Island.

Chris Weigel watched lightning hit the ground at Logan Airport:

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By - 6/17/13 - 1:45 pm

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the Boston area through 9 p.m. - and a flood warning for Norfolk and Middlesex counties.

THE PRIMARY THREATS WITH THIS ACTIVITY WILL BE LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING
STRAIGHT LINE WIND GUSTS. DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS
ALSO EXPECTED WITH ANY OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS. IN ADDITION...BRIEF
HEAVY RAINFALL MAY

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By - 6/10/13 - 7:12 am

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for eastern Massachusetts starting tonight through 8 p.m. tomorrow, what with more heavy rains expected tonight.

By - 6/9/13 - 1:15 pm

Devastation after the Worcester tornado

June 9, 1953 was hot and humid. The weather bureau predicted thunderstorms, some possibly severe, for central Massachusetts. It got those storms - and an F4 tornado that touched down to the northwest of Worcester, creating a trail of... Read more

By - 6/3/13 - 7:55 am

Tree down; car stuck in Back Bay. Photo by Janice Dominguez.Tree down, car stuck in Back Bay. Photo by Janice Dominguez.

High winds yesterday proved too much for several trees in Boston (or as the Globe put... Read more

By - 5/31/13 - 7:58 am

1919 bathing suitsSee it larger.

With triple-H conditions forecast through the weekend, it might be time for a trip to Revere Beach, as Leslie Jones took in 1919. But you might want to get there early - it can get crowded, as he showed... Read more

By - 5/30/13 - 1:54 pm

The Worcester Line has trouble in cold weather. It also has trouble in warm weather - the MBTA just announced speed restrictions on the line because of the high temperatures.

By - 5/29/13 - 10:50 pm

The formerly upright tree, at the intersection of Warren and Walnut avenues, is now horizontal and lying across the road, at least until the DPW or Parks Department can remove it.

By - 5/24/13 - 6:44 pm

Doom cloud

Gradon Tripp managed to photograph the giant cloud of doom about to crash down on 128 north around 4:30 p.m.... Read more

By - 4/6/13 - 12:11 pm

The National Weather Service says dry air and gusty winds are enough for a dreaded Red Flag Warning about brush-fire conditions in eastern and central Massachusetts:

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR SHORTLY. ANY FIRES THAT START MAY SPREAD RAPIDLY AND BECOME DIFFICULT TO EXTINGUISH.

The warning is set to expire at 5 p.m.... Read more

By - 4/3/13 - 11:25 am

225 Centre St after the wind

Jed Hresko photographed the remains of the wrapping on that new Jackson Square building this morning - the second time in the past few months it's proven no match for local winds.... Read more

By - 3/22/13 - 9:16 am

Snowy sidewalk in the South End

A fed-up citizen reports from the South End:

Unshoveled sidewalk at 15 Union Park Street. St. John the Baptist Church, once again ignoring one of the ten commandments of urban life..."Thou Shalt Shovel Thy Sidewalk".

If only there were... Read more

By - 3/20/13 - 9:14 am

Waiting at Sutherland Road for a trolley

At 8:54 a.m., Rebecca, who took this photo, reported she'd been standing at the Sutherland Road Green Line stop for more than 20 minutes, and that she was a mere newcomer there - she... Read more

By - 3/20/13 - 7:38 am

Ice dog

Leslie Jones took lots of photos of Boston things covered in ice, such as firetrucks, but especially fishing boats, such as this trawler in 1938.

Posted under this Creative Commons license.... Read more

By - 3/19/13 - 12:09 pm

Snowman in snow shelter

Roving UHub photographer Jed Hresko spotted this snowman taking shelter this morning at Laviscount Park on Humboldt Avenue in Roxbury.

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