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Weather

By - 9/18/18 - 12:30 pm
Flooding in Norwood

Mama and the National Weather Service warned us there'd be days like this. Tony Ursillo shows us some flash flooding in Norwood, of the sort the NWS sent out a warning about. Read more.

By - 9/6/18 - 4:52 pm
Storm over Dorchester

C. Carew looked out the window at Kosciusko Circle in Dorchester around 4:45 p.m., about when the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Boston.

By - 8/29/18 - 12:36 am

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.

By - 8/22/18 - 4:55 pm
Rain over Kenmore Square

Paula Tennyson watched the rain come down over Kenmore Square and the Fenway around 4 p.m.

Down at Jamaica Pond, this ominous cloud approached quickly - about five minutes after the shot below, a torrential downpour began: Read more.

By - 8/17/18 - 7:10 pm
Lightning hits a building under construction in Boston

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.

By - 8/17/18 - 6:55 pm
Rainbow over West Roxbury

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

By - 8/12/18 - 2:39 pm
Foggy Sugar Bowl

TyrantII took in the view, such as it was, heading west around Pleasure Bay in South Boston.

Adam Liberatore wondered where the city went as he drove in from the north on I-93: Read more.

By - 8/9/18 - 8:10 pm
Double rainbow

Rory Nolan spotted this rainbow from the Guest Street area late this afternoon.

By - 8/8/18 - 9:45 pm

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.

By - 8/8/18 - 9:19 pm

Down in his laboratory, in the basement of Cambridge City Hall, Dr. Frankenstein and Igor watched as the creature came to life: Read more.

By - 8/6/18 - 5:38 pm
Unbearable heat in Chinatown

Alex Kingsbury isn't pooh-poohing the heat anymore, not after what he saw at Harrison and Essex in Chinatown this afternoon.

By - 8/6/18 - 12:04 pm

The state Department of Environmental Protection has issued an air-quality alert for the Boston area that runs until 11 p.m. tonight due to higher than normal levels of ground-level ozone. Read more.

By - 8/4/18 - 11:40 pm

Herald photographer Mark Garfinkel was in Winthrop shortly before 10 p.m. when he captured quite the lightning strike over Yarmouth.

By - 8/4/18 - 1:14 pm
Flooded street in Readville

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.

By - 8/2/18 - 7:17 pm
Ominous skies over the Charles

Rory Nolan watched storm clouds move in over the Charles shortly before 6 p.m.

By - 7/27/18 - 12:23 am
Rainbow at the bird beak

After the storm, Eileen Murphy walked out to the Sugar Bowl in South Boston (which currently features a bird statue).

By - 7/26/18 - 4:06 pm
Storm over Boston

State officials were talking about the impending closing of the Comm. Ave. bridge, but their warning would apply equally to the storm Matthew Ferry watched roll in over Boston and Boston Harbor, from Thompson Island around 3:50 p.m. Read more.

By - 7/21/18 - 1:12 pm

The National Weather Service is cautioning that tomorrow might not be the best beach day: A front moving in after midnight could bring rain and possibly worse, the NWS warns: Read more.

By - 7/17/18 - 7:11 pm
Flooding Muddy River

Claire Blechman walked along the Muddy River in Brookline after the storm lightened up a bit.

The normally placid brook was not the only place to have flooding during the second storm round: Read more.

By - 7/17/18 - 6:38 pm