• hot weather August 4, 2022 12:04 am

    Heat Emergency Declared in Boston With 100-Degree Day Possible Thursday

    Boston will be under a heat emergency Thursday through Sunday, Mayor Michelle Wu announced Wednesday. The heat index, and possibly temperatures themselves, are expected to reach 100 degrees Thursday. Within the first few hours of daylight, clouds will break for sunshine and this will start the meteoric temperature rise, propelling afternoon high temperatures into the 90s and near 100 degrees…

  • hot weather July 20, 2022 7:17 pm

    Boston Heat Emergency Takes Effect as Heat Wave Hits the Region

    Boston declared a heat emergency in the city Tuesday through Thursday as the region gets hit with a heat wave in a long hot spell that’s expected to stretch into the weekend. This will be the first heat wave — three straight days of 90+ degree heat — for many this season. Our weather team issued a First Alert for…

  • hot weather July 18, 2022 11:27 pm

    Heat Emergency Declared in Boston, Cooling Centers to Open Tue-Thu

    With temperatures set to head back in the 90s this week, Boston Mayor Michelle Wu has declared a heat emergency in the city Tuesday through Thursday. The emergency declaration, issued Monday, will open cooling centers at a dozen Boston Centers for Youth & Families community centers. See more information on the city’s heat emergency, including the list of cooling...

  • hot weather May 20, 2022 11:50 pm

    Heat Emergency Declared in Boston Ahead of Scorching Weekend

    With temperatures set to reach into the 90s this weekend, Boston Mayor Michelle Wu has declared a heat emergency. The declaration opens 15 city cooling centers to residents. “We’re working quickly to make sure all of our Boston residents and families are protected during this weekend’s extremely hot weather,” Mayor Michelle Wu said in a statement. The Boston Centers...

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