This morning, Jeremy Sarna watched workers restore the cladding that fell off one of those brand-spanking new buildings on Boylston Street in the Fenway in the wind yesterday. The wind-whipped building pieces shut Boylston Street overnight and into this morning.
Roberto shows us the umbrella resting ground for people who try to get across Copley Square on a day like today.
Brad Squirrels reports a totally healthy tree was snapped in two by the wind - with the falling part landing on a neighbor's car behind his house on Franklin Street in lower Allston.
The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning that goes into effect at noon on Saturday: Winds of 20 to 30 m.p.h., with possible gusts up to 60.
Damage to trees, power lines, and property are possible with winds of this magnitude. Power outages are likely. Take action to secure loose outdoor objects
Ben Walsh spotted this newly cleaved tree on Broadway between L and M this morning.
C. Carew watched the kite surfers on Pleasure Bay while also enjoying a lobster roll from Sullivan's yesterday.
"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.
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.
Mike V. watched a crew today tear down the 306 West 3 St. building that started shaking so much at the height of the storm Friday that BFD ordered the evacuation of its neighboring houses just in case it collapsed altogether. Read more.
Gordon Hallett looked down Concord Street in Malden this morning.
Jim Corbo reports the wind sheared off the roof of the Ross Elementary School in East Braintree:
Classes to be held in Oz until further notice.
Brookline Police report:
Thankfully the family got out if their car 20 seconds before the tree crushed the rear passenger compartment.
Meghan MacLean Weir reports:
Someone who works in Seaport just sent office email asking for Dramamine as building swaying in the wind.
Pics or it didn't happen? Don Anderson posted some video of the swaying door to his office at the Federal Reserve Bank. We don't know which floor he's on, but he's the bank's CIO, so we're going to assume it's pretty high up.
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