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By adamg - 7/5/20 - 10:41 pm

felly fel captured the approaching storm tonight: Read more.

By adamg - 6/28/20 - 8:22 pm
Lightning over East Boston

John in Eastie watched some impressive lightning from East Boston shortly after 8 p.m.

He took another shot shortly before 9 p.m., of a bolt possibly hitting in Cambridge: Read more.

By adamg - 6/6/20 - 5:06 pm
Lightning hitting downtown Boston

John in Eastie watched the storm rumble across downtown; reports it looks like Zeus got a direct hit on International Place.

By adamg - 7/17/19 - 6:10 pm
Lightning hits Back Bay

Around 5:40 p.m. Sheila watched lightning strike.

Matthew Ireland got some video: Read more.

By adamg - 7/17/19 - 5:54 pm
Ominous cloud

Muerl got an ominous view on North Beacon Street in Brighton during the second of this afternoon's storms. Read more.

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By adamg - 7/6/19 - 9:50 pm

Caught in Southie has the video from the Columbia Yacht Club during this afternoon's storm.

By adamg - 7/6/19 - 6:45 pm
Storm over downtown Boston

Jonathan Berk enjoyed the drop in humidity that the storm brought to downtown Boston.

Up at Revere Beach, Marianna McCormick was among those forced to seek shelter from the storm: Read more.

By adamg - 6/29/19 - 4:17 pm
Lightning hits Boston

Jonathan Berk captured a major lightning bolt around 4 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning until 5 p.m.for parts of the Boston area, including the Back Bay.

By adamg - 6/29/19 - 9:35 am

Joe LaRusso reports the storm, which moved in around 7 a.m., knocked out power to roughly 2,700 homes and businesses in Roslindale and West Roxbury.

By adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 7/17/18 - 6:38 pm
By adamg - 9/30/17 - 9:50 am
Rain and sun at sunrise

KMV watched the sunriseshower over Boston Harbor this morning (see lightning over Nahant).

John got stuck in the parking lot that Rte. 1A in East Boston became due to flooding and a crash: Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/17 - 8:54 pm
Lightning strikes twice in Everett

Matt Frank watched from Chelsea as two lightning bolts hit Everett this evening.

By adamg - 8/14/16 - 8:27 pm

UPDATE, 8:44 p.m. Warning canceled for Boston, although it's kind of boomy and rainy here along the Roslindale/Hyde Park frontier.

Until 9 p.m.

CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE`S LEADING KILLERS.

By adamg - 8/14/16 - 10:48 am
Tree comes down on South Boston Jeep

Roving UHub photographer Frank Kosiba spotted this reminder of the overnight thunderstorms on K Street in South Boston.

For a more immediate view of nature's fury, take a look at this amazing photo of lightning crashing down around Graves Light during one of the storms.

By adamg - 7/22/16 - 9:42 pm
Lightning south of Roslindale

Ed Grzyb watched lightning strike south of Roslindale around 9 p.m. in a storm that proved not to be a repeat of Monday's tree destroyer.

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