French Toast Alert Level: Guarded. Explanation.


By - 8/30/17 - 9:19 am

With flooding in the news, WBZ reports that the Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston (itself right on the water) is looking at the potential of a hurricane barrier that would stretch along the outer waters of Boston Harbor and be activated when a hurricane approached. Read more.

By - 8/25/17 - 3:27 pm
By - 8/2/17 - 6:25 pm
Flooding on Webster Street in North Quincy

Marc Hurwitz reports he had to back up to escape the flooding on the one-way Webster Street in North Quincy shortly before 6 p.m.

Meanwhile, in Dorchester: Read more.

By - 8/2/17 - 5:47 pm
Hail in Jamaica Plain

"So much hail!" Becca reports from Jamaica Plain.

There was a bit of the old flash flooding at Forest Hills and a tree came down at Florida and Wrentham streets in Dorchester.

By - 7/17/17 - 8:19 pm
Contrails in the skies over Boston

Rob Littlefield looked up late this afternoon.

By - 7/15/17 - 6:57 pm
Sun pouring through the clouds at Millennium Park in West Roxbury

Millennium Park in West Roxbury around 5:30 p.m.

By - 7/12/17 - 8:54 pm
Lightning strikes twice in Everett

Matt Frank watched from Chelsea as two lightning bolts hit Everett this evening.

By - 7/8/17 - 6:12 pm
Rain storm over Boston

John Gage watched a rain cell mover across Boston around 6 p.m.

By - 6/27/17 - 8:08 pm
After the storm in Allston

Brandon Browser went outside after the storm passed.

So did a lot of other people: Read more.

By - 6/27/17 - 4:02 pm
Dark clouds north of Boston

Tamas K-L looked north shortly before 4 p.m. The National Weather Service radar shows a line of storms north of Boston.

Not long after, Stephanie M. checked in from Malden: Read more.

By - 6/26/17 - 8:57 pm
Interesting clouds over Cambridge

J. Nathan Matias watched the clouds over the Charles and MIT in Cambridge this afternoon. Read more.

By - 6/25/17 - 10:14 pm

Great Spaces Boston created a time-lapse video of the clouds over Boston late in the day. Read more.

By - 6/13/17 - 5:37 pm
Street light smashes into car

As the front came through this afternoon, a gust of wind near Lechmere station took down a street-light pole, which fell on the hood of a car making a turn, after which the light bounced into the street, as Lisa captured.

She reports the driver and somebody in the back seat appeared to get out physically OK. Read more.

By - 6/11/17 - 11:16 pm

The state Department of Environmental Protection has issued an air-quality advisory for the Boston area for tomorrow, due to high expected ozone levels: Read more.

By - 6/4/17 - 5:46 pm
Halo over Cambridge

Orhan Celiker looked up over Cambridge around 12:50 p.m. today.

Our own Kaz reports: Read more.