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By adamg - 9/14/23 - 12:00 pm

City officials say they're read for Lee, with sandbags and temporary flood barriers at the ready to fend off any minor surges and first responders braced for any emergencies caused by flooding, falling trees and downed wires. Read more.

By adamg - 9/2/23 - 9:24 am

CommonWealth takes a look at Gov. Healey's announcement this week to tilt into offshore wind as a major new energy source for the state.

By adamg - 3/14/23 - 2:17 pm
Big Belly trash receptacle pushed over by wind on State Street

A Big Belly trash receptacle and the bricks it was bolted to on State Street downtown proved no match for the wind this afternoon, as Adam Balsam shows us.

By adamg - 3/14/23 - 11:53 am
Pedestrian crossing sign knocked out of alignment by wind

Roving UHub photographer Melissa H. spotted this newly jaunty pedestrian-crossing sign on Mt. Auburn Street in Cambridge this morning.

By adamg - 3/4/23 - 2:51 pm
Rough surf at Revere Beach

Rob shows us that today was not a good day to sit by the beach eating roast beef.

By adamg - 2/3/23 - 6:21 pm

MassDOT reports it's restricting lanes on the I-93 connector ramp in Somerville after "a large vinyl portion" of a billboard there came loose - but can't be removed safely because it's just too windy for workers from Outfront Media to safely climb up to remove all the vinyl. Read more.

By adamg - 12/23/22 - 3:26 pm
Man rowing a boat through Winthrop

Nicholas Agri watched one of his neighbors rowing down Banks and Morton streets by Belle Isle Marsh in Winthrop today.

By adamg - 12/23/22 - 11:57 am
Wave hitting Winthrop Parkway in Revere

Wave hitting Winthrop Parkway in Revere. Photo by Brian Riccio.

Morrissey Boulevard? Long Wharf? Winthrop Drive? All shut at the morning high tide as wind-whipped waves came ashore. But also Day Boulevard in South Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/22 - 10:06 pm

NBC Boston has video of the giant lock blowing off the Fortress building next to the Expressway during yesterday's storm.

By adamg - 12/12/21 - 12:26 pm

Update: The big silver ball was found in a yard on Beryl Street.

A Roslindale resident is seeking help today finding a lawn ornament, "a large silver ball, bigger than a basketball" that blew away in the wind last night. So if you're anywhere near the Mozart School, like Beryl Street, Cornell Street or Havana Street, keep an eye out for one of those Christmastime silver balls.

By adamg - 12/6/21 - 12:26 pm
Wind-damaged outdoor patio on Newbury Street

Scott surveyed the damage at a Newbury Street patio whose owner seems to have been caught unaware by the forecast for high winds today.

By adamg - 12/2/21 - 10:16 pm

Just as Channel 25's Kevin Lemanowicz was warning, at 10:08 p.m., of an intense storm about to slam us upside the head, an intense burst of wind blew into the foothills along the Hyde Park/Roslindale frontier.

By adamg - 10/28/21 - 1:36 pm
Gas line

Left of the Aisle found himself in a gas line in the East Bridgewater/Halifax area this morning and suspects most of the people were like him - not hunting for gas for their cars but for the generators they have running in homes left without power by all the trees toppling onto utility lines in yesterday's nor'easter, which hit the South Shore way harder than the rest of the Boston area.

By adamg - 10/27/21 - 4:26 pm
Bombogenesis in action over New England

This was the storm overhead at 3:10 p.m. as seen from the GOES-16 satellite.

By adamg - 10/27/21 - 8:57 am
Tree falls in South Boston

What are the odds? Tree falls, misses cars in Southie.

Carina Flynn, who captured the lucky miss above, reports she's never seen so many fallen trees in South Boston.

There wasn't much joy on Joy Street on Beacon Hill this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 10/27/21 - 8:50 am
Barometric pressure map from NWS

Barometric-pressure map at 5 a.m. from NWS.

Some 407,000 homes and businesses in Massachusetts have lost power as of 6:30 a.m., mainly in the southeastern part of the state, according to the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency, which adds: Read more.

By adamg - 10/26/21 - 10:59 pm
Fallen tree in Jamaica Plain

Somebody filed a 311 report about this downed limb at Dungarven and Kenton roads in Jamaica Plain around 10 p.m. Read more.

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 - 3/2/21 - 5:51 pm
329 Northern Ave. now missing a wall

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 329 Northern Ave. after the wind ripped a 50x50 piece of wall off the side of the vacant building around 3:15 p.m. ISD and a structural engineer will now determine if the whole building has to come down.

Wind blows down Mission Hill scaffolding.

By adamg - 3/1/21 - 11:03 pm

As of 11 p.m., the state is reporting more than 25,000 customers from Western Mass. to Boston have had power knocked out. Read more.

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