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By adamg - 10/25/21 - 9:07 am
Map showing expected high wind gusts across southern New England Tuesday and Wednesday

Maximum expected wind gusts Tuesday and Wednesday, via NWS.

Update: We've been updated to a high-wind warning.

The National Weather Service has issued a high-wind watch for eastern Massachusetts from Tuesday morning through Wednesday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 10/12/21 - 10:14 am
Fog breaks up over Back Bay

Ryan spotted the Pru and 1 Dalton emerging from the fog this morning.

By adamg - 9/25/21 - 5:57 pm
Rainbows over Boston and Charles River

Ng took in a double rainbow over the Charles and Boston this afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 9/14/21 - 8:56 am
Snow blowers at Dedham Lowe's

Gary the roving UHub photographer couldn't help but notice all the shiny new snowblowers on display at the Dedham Lowe's this past Sunday.

By adamg - 9/8/21 - 4:38 pm

The National Weather Service dampens our hopes for doing stuff outside tonight and tomorrow.

By adamg - 9/5/21 - 11:46 am

Doesn't look like Hurricane Larry will get anywhere near us, but it could cause "significant swells" that will start rolling onto our beaches by mid-week.

By adamg - 9/2/21 - 11:33 am
Sprinklers in the rain

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint at 12:45 a.m. about the sprinklers going full blast in the middle of a torrential downpour on Lewis Mall in East Boston.

Not sure who controls Lewis mall but please turn off. This grass does not need watering!

By adamg - 9/2/21 - 9:27 am
Maps showing where raw sewage flowed into the Charles, Mystic and harbor.

Brown indicates raw sewage, blue means treated sewage, green means no sewage released.

The MWRA and the Boston Water and Sewer Commission are reporting that "combined sewer outfalls" dumped raw and treated sewage, along with lots of rainwater, into area waterways overnight because of all the rain - but that the flow means people didn't have to worry about sewage backing up into their homes and businesses. Read more.

By adamg - 9/2/21 - 8:56 am
Flooded bocce courts in the North End

North End bocce courts turned into reflecting pools. Photo by Nathaniel Stinnett.

The Boston area remains under a flood warning until 1 p.m. as Ida moves out. Read more.

By adamg - 9/1/21 - 10:26 pm

At 10 p.m., the National Weather Service issued a a flash-flood warning for much of the area through 6 a.m. on Thursday: Read more.

By adamg - 9/1/21 - 9:51 am
Map showing estimated rain totals across southern New England - 4-6 inches in Boston

Estimated rain totals today and tomorrow, from NWS.

The entire state is under a flash-flood watch that runs from 2 p.m. until tomorrow afternoon, although the greatest risk is from the turnpike south, as the remains of Ida pass through: Read more.

By adamg - 8/30/21 - 8:18 am

The National Weather Service reports that: Read more.

By adamg - 8/23/21 - 3:21 pm
Fog over downtown Boston

Sarah looked out from the BU Bridge around 1:30 p.m. and saw what looked like a giant erase tool or clone brush settling in over downtown Boston.

By adamg - 8/23/21 - 9:36 am
Foggy view out the South Station bus terminal

John Smith peered out of the entrance of the South Station busway and instead of a city saw only impenetrable fog, like something out of one of Stephen King's lesser works: Read more.

By adamg - 8/22/21 - 1:19 pm
Jonathan Hall with some sea grass

This afternoon, Jonathan Hall's hair wasn't enough to show us it was windy in Westport, so he picked up some sea grass and let it fly.

Of course, Channel 7 weather reporting just wouldn't be the same without Steve Cooper: Read more.

By adamg - 8/20/21 - 9:24 am
Henri at 6:40 a.m. on Friday

The blob approacheth. Henri at 6:40 a.m. Source.

The National Weather Service issued a hurricane watch this morning for the Cape and Islands, southern Plymouth County and the South Coast - not all that far from Newport, RI, where it now expects Henri to come ashore as a Category 1 hurricane around 2 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/19/21 - 1:48 pm
Flooded commuter rail tracks in Union Square, Somerville

Somerville City Councilor Ben Ewen-Campen captured the scene along the Fitchburg Line tracks, next to the impending Union Square Green Line stop, after this afternoon's drenching rain. Note the floating timbers. Read more.

By adamg - 8/19/21 - 1:06 pm
Car in Cheesecake Brook in Newton

Photo by Newton FD.

The Newton Fire Department reports the normally quiet Cheesecake Brook, which runs alongside Albemarle Field, turned into a torrent in the rains this afternoon, swallowing an unoccupied car.

Separately, the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for Revere, Lynn and surrounding areas - sparking phones across Suffolk County to ping, even phones as far south as Roslindale, where at the time, there was no rain, no wind and bright sun trying to break through the haze.

By adamg - 8/19/21 - 10:59 am

The National Weather Service has issued a flash-flood warning for greater Boston that runs through 1:45 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 8/18/21 - 12:16 pm
Henri's potential path

Possible hurricane zone from National Hurricane Center.

A tropical storm once forecast to meander harmlessly around the middle Atlantic might, maybe, just possibly, smack us upside the head next week. Or it might stay out to sea. Read more.

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