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Admit It, Boston: You Love Your Miserable Weather

The other day, for the first time in what seems like eons, I smiled. Let’s be clear: It wasn’t a huge smile, like the kind […]

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Bad News: Drought, Storms Could Wipe Out This Year’s New England Foliage

Don’t look now, but all those brightly colored leaves that popped up early this year, giving much of New England a premature dose of peak […]

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The West Coast Wildfire Smoke Has Reached Massachusetts

For weeks now, our neighbors on the West Coast have been appealing to East Coasters to grapple with the severity of the wildfires currently tearing […]


Use This Interactive Fall Foliage 2020 Map to Plan Your Next Getaway

One of the few predictable outcomes of 2020 will soon come to pass: In a matter of weeks, leaf-peeping season will arrive more or less […]

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When the Temperature Drops, Boston Needs to Stay Outside

After all the chaos and tragedy the city saw in the first weeks of the pandemic, by summer Boston had an improbable amount of breathing […]

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UPDATED: How Isaias Will Impact Boston as the Storm Heads to Massachusetts

Update 5 p.m. Tuesday: As Isaias heads to the region, Massachusetts is on high alert for tornados. A tornado watch is in effect for the […]

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Boston Could See Record Cold Weather This Weekend, Because Why Not?

Guess it’s easy to keep your distance when it’s too chilly to go outside. Mother Nature is threatening to bring some unusual and potentially record-setting […]

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A New Model Is Predicting “One of the Most Active Atlantic Hurricane Seasons on Record”

While you probably stopped checking the daily forecast around the time you gave up on putting real pants on (so, weeks ago), here’s a reminder […]

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Here’s How Much Snow Is Coming to Boston This Weekend

At least this gives us more motivation to stay inside? Yes, on top of everything else going on, a coating of snow is expected across […]

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What Boston Loses When Winter Warms Up

It’s not your imagination—it’s February, historically the most miserable month, weather-wise, to live in Boston, and things simply…aren’t that bad. A storm on Thursday dropped […]

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Grab Your Boots and Shovels: Snow Is On Its Way to Boston

This winter has been pretty mild by Boston standards, but all that changed this morning when temperatures finally dipped into the teens—and this weekend, it […]

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Here’s How Bostonians Celebrated This Weekend’s Record-Breaking Heat

Waking up to a sleety drizzle on a Monday morning is never fun, but it’s an even bigger downer than usual when it’s coming on […]

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Get Ready for a Potentially Record-Breaking Winter Warm-Up

Dig out your shorts and fire up the barbecue—we’re in for a weekend so warm, you’ll forget it’s only mid-January. Per the National Weather Service, […]

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Here’s How Much Snow Boston Could See Tuesday

While this weekend may have felt more like May than December, keep your snow boots close—more winter weather is on its way to Boston. After […]

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Thought Last Night’s Snowstorm Was Intense? Just Wait for Tonight

Update, 12/2/19 4:40 p.m.: Boston is now under a winter storm warning, effective until noon Tuesday. The National Weather Service predicts that the heaviest snow […]