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By adamg - 5/22/22 - 6:04 pm
Double rainbow over Pleasure Bay in South Boston

It didn't last long, but a wind-heavy storm brought down trees and power lines in Hyde Park and Roslindale and turned Truman Parkway by the Hyde Park Stop & Shop into a lake.

But after it was all done, Pleasure Bay in South Boston got a double rainbow, as photographed by David Geller. Read more.

By adamg - 4/9/22 - 3:48 pm
Hail in Cambridge

Rachel Anne Miller watched the hail come down near Porter Square in Cambridge as the storm moved through around 2:45 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/22 - 12:05 pm
Stillness along the Charles River in West Roxbury

Mary Ellen went for a walk along the Charles in Millennium Park in West Roxbury this morning before the storm hit.

By adamg - 1/17/22 - 11:48 am
Flooding on Long Wharf

Adam Castiglioni surveyed the usual post-storm flooding by the Chart House on Long Wharf this morning.

By adamg - 1/17/22 - 9:05 am
Raging sea in Cohasset

Joe Kidston captured the ocean's ragin' glory this morning at Black Rock Beach in Cohasset: Read more.

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By adamg - 12/24/21 - 11:29 am
Part of a six-car crash on the turnpike near 128.

Part of a six-car crash on the Masspike near 128.

Welcome to Dot managed to escape this six-car smashup on the turnpike westbound near 128 this morning.

Then, barely a mile down the road, he crawled past another, smaller crash: 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 - 9/2/21 - 11:33 am
Sprinklers in the rain

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint at 12:45 a.m. about the sprinklers going full blast in the middle of a torrential downpour on Lewis Mall in East Boston.

Not sure who controls Lewis mall but please turn off. This grass does not need watering!

By adamg - 9/2/21 - 9:27 am
Maps showing where raw sewage flowed into the Charles, Mystic and harbor.

Brown indicates raw sewage, blue means treated sewage, green means no sewage released.

The MWRA and the Boston Water and Sewer Commission are reporting that "combined sewer outfalls" dumped raw and treated sewage, along with lots of rainwater, into area waterways overnight because of all the rain - but that the flow means people didn't have to worry about sewage backing up into their homes and businesses. Read more.

By adamg - 9/2/21 - 8:56 am
Flooded bocce courts in the North End

North End bocce courts turned into reflecting pools. Photo by Nathaniel Stinnett.

The Boston area remains under a flood warning until 1 p.m. as Ida moves out. Read more.

By adamg - 9/1/21 - 10:26 pm

At 10 p.m., the National Weather Service issued a a flash-flood warning for much of the area through 6 a.m. on Thursday: Read more.

By adamg - 9/1/21 - 9:51 am
Map showing estimated rain totals across southern New England - 4-6 inches in Boston

Estimated rain totals today and tomorrow, from NWS.

The entire state is under a flash-flood watch that runs from 2 p.m. until tomorrow afternoon, although the greatest risk is from the turnpike south, as the remains of Ida pass through: Read more.

By adamg - 8/30/21 - 8:18 am

The National Weather Service reports that: Read more.

By adamg - 8/19/21 - 1:48 pm
Flooded commuter rail tracks in Union Square, Somerville

Somerville City Councilor Ben Ewen-Campen captured the scene along the Fitchburg Line tracks, next to the impending Union Square Green Line stop, after this afternoon's drenching rain. Note the floating timbers. Read more.

By adamg - 8/19/21 - 1:06 pm
Car in Cheesecake Brook in Newton

Photo by Newton FD.

The Newton Fire Department reports the normally quiet Cheesecake Brook, which runs alongside Albemarle Field, turned into a torrent in the rains this afternoon, swallowing an unoccupied car.

Separately, the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for Revere, Lynn and surrounding areas - sparking phones across Suffolk County to ping, even phones as far south as Roslindale, where at the time, there was no rain, no wind and bright sun trying to break through the haze.

By adamg - 8/19/21 - 10:59 am

The National Weather Service has issued a flash-flood warning for greater Boston that runs through 1:45 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 7/27/21 - 8:31 pm
Storm at Forest Hills

T. Anderson captured the vibe during the storm at Forest Hills.

Elsewhere, Channel 7 reporters didn't have to even venture outside to get some news, lightning crashed and trees fell across the Boston area. Read more.

By adamg - 7/10/21 - 1:20 pm
Locks open at Charles River Dam

DCR was ready when you are, Gridley, and opened the locks at the Charles River Dam at low tide to let the water piling up in the Basin flow into the Harbor yesterday, as Ari Ofsevit shows us.

By adamg - 7/5/21 - 9:39 pm
Elsa cone map

The latest National Hurricane Center cone of probability for Tropical Storm Elsa shows us maybe getting hit with lots of rain and winds between 39 and 73 m.p.h. sometime Friday (the "S" means winds in that range). Of course, a lot can happen between now and then, but it's something to keep an eye on.

By adamg - 6/30/21 - 9:38 pm
Rainbow over the water in Revere

Never mind a double rainbow, Cat Queen saw a triple rainbow over the water from Revere this afternoon.

More rainbow shots: Read more.

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