WHDH's Steve Cooper reported from Andover tonight with a snow shovel, an umbrella, a 40-lb. bag of salt, a box of Devil Dogs and a box of Twinkies.
At 4:07 p.m., a disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about this cone put out after approximately 25 flakes had fallen on Walter Street in Roslindale:
Space saver out and there isn't even any snow yet.
Gary Waldeck ran across the Weather Channel's Steve Petyerak and Jim Cantore along the waterfront this morning, bracing, as one does when one works for the Weather Channel, for this weekend's snow/sleet action.
Boston is looking for proposals for sort of outdoor recreational pop ups that could take place during your basic Boston winter. Read more.
WBZ reports passengers on planes that made it into Logan last night then had to just sit on them for up to two hours.
Jared McNabb reports Lake Street in Brighton turned into a skating rink shortly before 10 p.m. One BFD crew responding to help itself had to radio for help after sliding into a pole. Read more.
Darryl Houston spotted WHDH exercising its snow-box system tonight, with a cute little six-boxer. The Boston TV record stands at 17 reporters, weatherpeople and a random kid named Bobby on screen at once; is this the season we truly become world class and break the 20 barrier?
Tamas K-L looked up during the season's first snow on the Greenway.
With the entire region hunkering down as the season's first nor'easter churns up the coast to slam us upside the head with nature's fury, Molly the Roving UHub photographer spotted an early space saver on Philbrick Street in Roslindale this morning.
The latest NWS maps show 2 to 3 inches of snow, even in Boston, Thursday night into Friday. And that's why the French Toast Alert is back on the home page.
All throughout the winter, the Street (you know, the lower Chestnut Hill Mall) loaded every last bit of snow in a single pile on the Hammond Pond Parkway side, almost as if they were trying to see just how high they could pile snow (answer: High enough that they probably should have installed warning lights for incoming aircraft). Gary Chase shows us this morning (with a closeup if you don't believe him), that some of the snow from that Mount Snowmore is still there.
The Friends of the Public Garden put an empty picture frame on a swiveling stick to let people "frame" photos of the Public Garden. Jonathan Berk compared a photo he took today with one he took a month ago.
Gracie's in Union Square spoke for many this morning: Read more.
"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.
Kids go "Yay!" Kids refuse to listen to parents about how this means they'll have yet another day of school at the end of June.
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.
- Page 0