• weather New England January 26, 2024 4:44 pm

    Forecast: Spotty rain and snow storms to cover New England over the weekend

    Friday night: Cloudy with a few stray showers or flurries. Areas of fog. Lows in the low 30s. Saturday: Areas of fog then mostly cloudy. Spot shower or flurry north. Highs in the low 40s. Sunday: Rain to snow. Plowable snow in higher elevations. Temps in the 30s.

  • cold weather February 6, 2023 6:23 pm

    Plumbers Slammed With Calls for Burst Pipes After Deep Freeze

    As Massachusetts thaws out from last weekend’s deep freeze, plumbers across the state are still playing catch up on all of the calls for burst pipes. At Baker Elman Plumbing in Newton, they received close to 700 calls over the weekend. Most of them were for burst or frozen pipes. They are trying to get to all of them, but…

  • wind chill February 7, 2023 12:01 am

    From Frigid to 50s: Record-Breaking Arctic Outbreak By the Numbers

    Living in New England can present its own set of weather challenges, especially when it comes to extreme weather. Temperatures increased by nearly 59 degrees from Saturday morning, when it was -10 degrees out, to 38 hours later on Sunday afternoon! This sets the record for largest temperature change recorded in a 38-hour time frame. The previous record was a…

  • forecast February 5, 2023 11:24 pm

    Temps Make Drastic Rebound After Record Cold in New England

    We made it! We are over the arctic air and our temperatures have recuperated rapidly to the 40s again. But the wind is still trying and it’s gusting over 20 mph, meaning that the wind chill is mostly limited to the upper 30s. You definitely won’t need as many layers as you did on Saturday. The flow is out...

  • new england weather February 5, 2023 9:21 am

    Highs in the 40s After Record Cold

    Today: Milder, highs in the 40s, mostly cloudy AM, then partly sunny. Breezy. Tonight: Mostly cloudy, lows in the lower 30s. SW wind 7-15 mph. Tomorrow: Variable clouds, highs in upper 40s, west wind becoming north late PM.

  • forecast February 5, 2023 7:42 am

    Milder Air Returns on Sunday After Record Cold

    After record cold, milder air makes a quick return on Sunday. Skies will be mostly cloudy and high temperatures will be well into the middle 40’s. Sunday Night is mostly cloudy and not as cold. Lows in the lower and middle 30’s. On Monday a few more clouds for the Cape and Islands as a rain system stays off shore,…

  • Weather February 4, 2023 6:21 pm

    Forecast: After Record-Cold on Saturday, Temps Rebound Into 40s Sunday

    Saturday night: Partly cloudy to mostly clear skies, still very cold. Lows in the upper teens, wind chills around 0.
    Sunday: Partly sunny, and much warmer. Highs in the middle 40s. Sunday night: Mostly cloudy, not as cold. Lows in the lower and middle 30s.

  • forecast February 4, 2023 11:29 pm

    FIRST ALERT: Arctic Air Slowly Leaving New England

    The arctic air is slowly leaving New England and temperatures keep rising Saturday afternoon into the night. And lovers of the full moon will be able to appreciate the sky before more clouds fill in. Subzero wind chills will remain Saturday evening for the north country, but we’ll watch for lower teens by early morning Sunday in the south...

  • dogs February 4, 2023 1:36 pm

    PHOTOS: Dog Rescued After 20 Minutes in Icy Wareham Pond Amid Brutal Cold

    A dog that had fallen into the water in Wareham, Massachusetts, was rescued on Saturday morning, despite record-low temperatures across the region. Wareham first responders were called to the pond where the dog, named Dakota, had fallen in at around 7:19 a.m., firefighters said. The dog was spotted struggling in the water around 150 feet from shore. Firefighters on Barker…

  • wind chill February 4, 2023 11:49 am

    Arctic Blast Sets Weather Records, Including New Lowest US Wind Chill in NH

    New England experienced record-breaking cold as arctic air swept into the region Friday and Saturday, dropping temperatures below zero for millions. One place laid a claim for coldest in New England: Mount Washington Observatory in New Hampshire’s White Mountains, which made history nationwide. As of about 3 p.m. Friday, the observatory had already hit 36 degrees below zero, breaking the…

  • cold weather February 4, 2023 8:48 am

    Over 19,000 Without Power as Temps Hit Historic Lows in New England

    As a deep freeze continues to impact New England on Saturday morning, thousands of customers were in the dark across the region, although the number of outages was decreased between Friday night and early Saturday morning. There were more than 60,000 customers across New England without power around 8:30 p.m., but that number went down to around 12,000 around 8:30…

  • wind chill February 3, 2023 9:49 pm

    Mt. Washington Observatory's Cat Is Grumpy, But Not From the -32° Temperature

    In one of the coldest and windiest places in the United States, a cat dozed through a historic storm Friday, with winds whipping up to 120 mph and the thermometer dropping far below -32 Fahrenheit. Nimbus, the cat who lives 6,288 feet above sea level at Mount Washington Observatory in New Hampshire’s White Mountains, was nice and warm while the…

  • cold weather February 3, 2023 1:49 pm

    WATCH: How Cold Weather Affects Body Temperature

    Using an infrared thermometer, meteorologist Tevin Wooten shows why it’s so important to bundle up when the temperature and wind chill gets this cold.

  • cold weather February 3, 2023 11:31 pm

    Tens of Thousands Without Power as Deep Freeze Hits New England

    As a daylong deep freeze settled onto New England Friday morning, several thousand power customers were in the dark across the region, though the worst of the outages may yet be to come. There were more than 60,000 customers across New England without power around 8:30 p.m., but that number went down to around 25,000 later Friday night. The thermometer…

  • cold weather February 3, 2023 11:38 pm

    Cold Emergency in Boston as Frigid Air Lays a Freeze Across New England

    Boston is bracing through the start of a brutally cold snap of weather, as arctic air sweeps into New England — sending temperatures into potentially hazardous territory. Doctors say people should not underestimate how dangerous this cold snap will be. The good news is it’s not a long duration deep freeze – but it’s dangerous nonetheless. With the worst yet…

  • cold weather February 3, 2023 6:34 am

    Veterinarian Tips to Keep Pets Safe in Severe Cold

    This bitter blast of cold is not only an issue for people but also for our beloved pets.

  • cold weather February 3, 2023 6:20 am

    Protecting Yourself in the Dangerous Cold

    Doctors are warning about the threat of frostbite in the extreme cold as Boston lays out its plan to keep its homeless population safe.

  • mbta February 3, 2023 11:36 pm

    People Relying on MBTA Amid Extremely Cold Weather

    With temperatures nosediving in Greater Boston, the MBTA has been working to take steps meant to ensure trains and buses stay both warm and operational. The agency has a cold weather plan to help keep things on track. It said it will run trains and buses at or near regular schedules. The key to that is trying to keep all…

  • Massachusetts February 2, 2023 6:19 pm

    Tips to Keep You Safe in This Weekend's Extreme Cold Conditions

    An arctic airmass will move into the region Friday, and there’s plenty to you can do to be prepared for the extreme cold that will make it feel around 30 degrees below zero. To keep yourself and your loved ones safe, follow these tips: First, you want to make sure you have enough heating oil to get through the cold…

  • cold weather February 2, 2023 7:57 pm

    How the Weekend's Cold Weather Is Affecting Travel Around Boston

    This weekend’s extreme cold snap may affect travel, for those who do end up venturing outside. The cold weather — wind chills are expected around -30 degrees — will prevent some planned construction work from taking place around Boston, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation said. But it warned people with flights scheduled for Friday and Saturday to plan for delays….

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