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Was It A Tornado?

It was a muggy last day of August that featured developing tropical downpours and some spotty lightning. Other than a couple of severe storms over western CT during the late afternoon, it appeared that the lightning and thunder was on the wane early in the evening when suddenly close to a plume of torrential rain, a new cell exploded with numerous lightning bolts from 7:50pm to 8:15pm in the Worcester area. 558 more words


Labor Day Weekend! OUCH!

Boston’s 91 degrees on Wednesday is the 5th day this year that the temperature has eclipsed the 90 degree mark which is way below the average. 636 more words


Last Week Of August! Really?!

It’s the last week of August already! OMG, IMO, this summer has rocketed faster than most others probably because it has been so sweet. While some have been disappointed by the lack of real hot days, I truly have received far fewer complaints this summer until the last week when it has been too cool to enjoy some outdoor activities like swimming, boating and water skiing. 809 more words


2014 The Year Without A Summer?

BOSTON (CBS) – Meteorological summer ends two weeks from this Sunday and southern New England may go the entire season without a significant heat wave. 290 more words


Pictures, Prospects & Ponderings

This stunning sunrise shot was taken early this morning at one of my favorite locations namely Newburyport. The departing clouds from a narrow broken band of showers and isolated lightning and thunder aided in creating a colorful picturesque sky in many locations across eastern New England. 918 more words


The Week Ahead

Full moons in the summer are extra special since we can enjoy them outside in comfortably warm air. So we are indeed lucky to have clear nights with little haze this weekend. 663 more words