wind

By - 11/3/18 - 4:40 pm
Car hit by tree in lower Allston

Brad Squirrels reports a totally healthy tree was snapped in two by the wind - with the falling part landing on a neighbor's car behind his house on Franklin Street in lower Allston.

By - 11/2/18 - 9:01 pm

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning that goes into effect at noon on Saturday: Winds of 20 to 30 m.p.h., with possible gusts up to 60.

Damage to trees, power lines, and property are possible with winds of this magnitude. Power outages are likely. Take action to secure loose outdoor objects

By - 10/27/18 - 12:06 pm
Split tree on Broadway in South Boston

Ben Walsh spotted this newly cleaved tree on Broadway between L and M this morning.

By - 5/5/18 - 10:27 am
Kite surfers on South Boston's Pleasure Bay

C. Carew watched the kite surfers on Pleasure Bay while also enjoying a lobster roll from Sullivan's yesterday.

By - 4/5/18 - 9:39 am
Tree down in Roslindale

Jessica Burko shows the tree that came down in the wind last night on her Roslindale street. A different tree, in front of the same house, came down in another storm last month.

By - 3/22/18 - 8:43 am

"The hell am i supposed to do with all this leftover French toast?" Steve Saleeba asks.

"There ended up being just too much dry air in the lower to mid levels of the atmosphere to support much snow across southern New England," the National Weather Service explains.

Still, the storm had its moments: Read more.

By - 3/19/18 - 5:59 pm

The National Weather Service has issued a winter-storm watch that goes into effect Wednesday morning and we've got at least one local forecaster begging people not to blame to blame her for what could be up to ten inches of heavy, wet, power-line-snapping snow coming Wednesday into Thursday in what would be our fourth nor'easter of the month. So, really, what choice did the French Toast Alert panic analysts have but to up the alert - get some milk, egg and bread tomorrow.

H/t John Hanzl for the title.

By - 3/4/18 - 1:25 pm

Mike V. watched a crew today tear down the 306 West 3 St. building that started shaking so much at the height of the storm Friday that BFD ordered the evacuation of its neighboring houses just in case it collapsed altogether. Read more.

By - 3/3/18 - 11:52 am
Damaged street in Malden

Gordon Hallett looked down Concord Street in Malden this morning.

By - 3/3/18 - 11:46 am
Braintree school has roof blown off

Jim Corbo reports the wind sheared off the roof of the Ross Elementary School in East Braintree:

Classes to be held in Oz until further notice.

By - 3/2/18 - 10:10 pm
Crushed car

Brookline Police report:

Thankfully the family got out if their car 20 seconds before the tree crushed the rear passenger compartment.

By - 3/2/18 - 7:48 pm
Wobbly building

UPDATE: House is torn down.

A three-story building under renovation at 306 West 3 St. forced the evacuation of two neighboring buildings this evening when it began "showing movement" in high winds, the Boston Fire Department reports. Read more.

By - 3/2/18 - 1:00 pm

Meghan MacLean Weir reports:

Someone who works in Seaport just sent office email asking for Dramamine as building swaying in the wind.

Pics or it didn't happen? Don Anderson posted some video of the swaying door to his office at the Federal Reserve Bank. We don't know which floor he's on, but he's the bank's CIO, so we're going to assume it's pretty high up.

By - 3/2/18 - 10:49 am

A tree that fell on the Green Line tracks between Brookline Village and Brookline Hills means the T is now busing people between Fenway and Reservoir.

By - 3/2/18 - 8:24 am
Oak tree falls on SUV in Malden

By 7 a.m., Snoe reports, several trees had fallen in the area of the Oak Grove Orange Line station, including one that came down on an SUV. Read more.

By - 12/8/17 - 9:33 am
Ship berthed at Conley Terminal in South Boston

Rick Macomber covers the waterfront:

The Helsinki Bridge cargo ship was towed by tugboats tonight from Boston outer harbor back to Conley Pier in South Boston after being torn away in the wind storm on Tuesday.

By - 10/30/17 - 9:53 pm

The company currently reports 630 customers without power in Boston and 268 in Somerville, but says the majority should have power back by the stroke of 12.