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Wet, Windy Weather Coming to Medford, Area

- Allison Goldsberry Strong winds and heavy precipitation are expected late Monday night and Tuesday, according to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service. Currently, a wind advisory, winter weather advisory, and flood watch are in effect for the area. The wind advisory, in effect through Tuesday night, is warning of winds 15 to […]

White Thanksgiving in Medford

Early snowfall this season left Medford with a coating while other areas received several inches. Photo of the Middlesex Fells by Mary Sbuttoni. –

Rain, Snow Mix Coming to Medford, Area Wednesday

- Allison Goldsberry An early blast of wintry weather is forecast to hit the region on Wednesday, according to the latest details from the National Weather Service. Medford and the surrounding area could receive three to six inches of snow by early Thursday morning. Rain and snow are expected to begin Wednesday morning. Snow is […]

Medford Storm Damage

Heavy rain and wind from a Nor’easter brought down large branches in Medford and the area. The branches shown below fell Wednesday night. Medford has received upwards of three inches of rain and can still experience wind gusts as high as forty miles per hour into the evening. Photos by Jessica Contardo and Allison Goldsberry

Revere Establishes Tornado Relief Fund

An overturned car on Malden Street at Broadway after the tornado last week. Photo by MA State Police. Following news that federal aid would be unlikely, the City of Revere has established a tornado relief fund for private donations to assist victims of last week’s historic storm. Former Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone will oversee […]

Tornado Touches Down in Revere

According to the National Weather Service, a tornado touched down in Revere and Chelsea on Monday morning. The tornado is estimated to have lasted four minutes and wound a 2-mile long and 3/8 of a mile wide path. The tornado was classified as an EF-2, with wind gusts between 100 and 120 miles per hour. […]

Severe Thunderstorm Causes Flooding, Damage in Area Monday Morning

A severe thunderstorm brought heavy rain and localized street flooding to Medford and the area on Monday morning. Several local roads flooded, leading to dangerous driving conditions and water in homes and businesses. According to the State Police, the National Weather Service is investigating whether a tornado touched down in Revere. Multiple trees and power […]

Heavy Rain Floods Local Roads

Story Updated 6:25PM Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Heavy rain on Wednesday afternoon quickly overwhelmed local roads, including Medford Square in front of City Hall (pictured below), Harvard Street, Route 128, and Route 1, among many more. The area is under a Flash Flood Warning until 5:30PM and a Flash Flood Watch until 8PM. The flooded […]

Monday Storms Cause More Damage in Medford

A couple of severe storms that suddenly popped up late Monday afternoon caused more damage in Medford. There was even a tornado watch in the area for a brief period of time. High winds and torrential rain once again brought down tree branches, following the damage caused by Thursday’s severe storm. A large tree branch […]

Severe Storm Rips Through Medford, Area

A severe thunderstorm with frequent lightning and damaging winds tore through Medford and the area late Thursday night. Some people lost power while others had property damaged or near misses with downed tree limbs. The following storm damage photos were taken by Jessica Contardo and Maria Daniels. The following storm photos are from Kevin […]