Joe Pesaturo looked up in Copley Square this evening.
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... Read more
STRAIGHT LINE WIND GUSTS. DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS
ALSO EXPECTED WITH ANY OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS. IN ADDITION...BRIEF
HEAVY RAINFALL MAY
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.
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
High winds yesterday proved too much for several trees in Boston (or as the Globe put... Read more
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.
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.
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
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