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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.

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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.

Earlier:
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.

By adamg - 12/23/20 - 11:44 pm

The National Weather Service advises you do that because we're expected to get a mighty wind on Christmas Day, not to mention potentially record setting amounts of rain (Harvey Leonard's looking at 2 1/2 inches in Boston), which is probably not what we want to see on top of all the snow.

By adamg - 10/7/20 - 6:11 pm
Downed tree in Cambridge

That was some storm that just came through. Josh Bitker snapped Huron Avenue in Cambridge, where a tree came down, taking trackless-trolley lines with it as it crashed onto a car parked in what turned out to be the wrong place. Read more.

By adamg - 9/30/20 - 9:42 am
Tree down in Roslindale

Ed Grzyb reports this tree came down on Brown Avenue in Roslindale this morning, taking out the sidewalk and utility lines, but adds nobody was hurt.

State Police report falling trees shut the ramp from Cambridge Street to Storrow Drive and VFW Parkway near the Home Depot in West Roxbury.

By adamg - 4/13/20 - 9:14 pm
Waves slam into Lynn seawall

Greg Cook braved the elements today to snap photos of the waves along Lynn Shore Drive.

By adamg - 4/13/20 - 5:45 pm
Tree on a house in West Roxbury

Gary the roving UHub photographer spotted a tree that was foiled in its descent to the ground by a house on Dent Street in West Roxbury this afternoon.

Over in Dorchester, Kate Kelly reports a large tree on the grounds of the Neighborhood House Charter School managed to fall just right - missing both her house and anything important on the school grounds: Read more.

By adamg - 4/13/20 - 4:55 pm

Josh Bittker had been trying to figure out what to do with an old swingset in his backyard. He reports he no longer has to figure that out: Read more.

By adamg - 4/13/20 - 12:22 pm
Downed power line

Matthew Christensen reports a power pole, and presumably the power it carried, came down sometime before noon today on Myrtle Street, just behind the Centre Street post office in Jamaica Plain.

By adamg - 4/12/20 - 6:31 pm

The National Weather Service reports we could get wind gusts of up to 65 m.p.h. tomorrow, and National Grid is warning of potential power outages as Mother Nature unleashes her fury and snaps trees like matchsticks as a powerful storm churns across the region and, oh, God, we're babbling again, aren't we? On the bright side, you probably won't have to worry about joggers getting too close to you in local parks.

By adamg - 3/7/20 - 2:12 pm
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