At 12:15 a.m., it was 86 at Logan Airport. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning through Wednesday night - we can expect temps in the 90s with our bodies thinking it's closer to 105 due to the humidity.
Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sunshine, and check up on relatives and neighbors.
Matthew Ireland happened to snap a photo on his iPhone at just the right instant to get a lightning bolt heading to the ground this evening, only getting interrupted by the tower under construction in front of the Garden.
Roving UHub photographer Nancy Reynolds captured the rainbow over West Roxbury during the first storm that came through the area.
Martin Lieberman got to see some rainbow action as well, over Brighton: Read more
Rory Nolan spotted this rainbow from the Guest Street area late this afternoon.
BPD is turn people aroun' so they don't drown on Spring Street in front of the Star Market, while State Police are turning people back on VFW Parkway near the West Roxbury Education Complex, because of the deep downpours this evening.
Down in his laboratory, in the basement of Cambridge City Hall, Dr. Frankenstein and Igor watched as the creature came to life: Read more.
Alex Kingsbury isn't pooh-poohing the heat anymore, not after what he saw at Harrison and Essex in Chinatown this afternoon.
Herald photographer Mark Garfinkel was in Winthrop shortly before 10 p.m. when he captured quite the lightning strike over Yarmouth.
Jake forwards Nikki Stewart's photo of Danny Road at Reynold Road in Readville following this morning's torrents. A backed up storm drain might have contributed to the new lake.
Rory Nolan watched storm clouds move in over the Charles shortly before 6 p.m.
After the storm, Eileen Murphy walked out to the Sugar Bowl in South Boston (which currently features a bird statue).
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