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‘Wowzers’: Here’s what local meteorologists are saying about the overnight storm

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The overnight storm Wednesday into Thursday wreaked havoc in Boston and exterior the metropolis, taking down bushes that landed on homes and crushing vehicles.

The storm moreover triggered delays for the MBTA Commuter Rail, snagging the Thursday morning scuttle back and forth for an growth of.

At Logan Airport, there became a wind gust that reached 70 miles per hour round 2: 42 a.m. Thursday, per the Nationwide Climate Provider.

#Boston (Logan Airport) gusted to 70 mph (61 knots) at 242 am! #MA

KBOS 170654Z 11042G57KT 2SM RA BR BKN007 OVC013 17/14 A2886 RMK AO2 PK WND 09061/0642 SLP773 P0040 T01670144

— NWS Boston (@NWSBoston) October 17, 2019

“It became a wild evening with wind gusts as a lot as 90 mph in Provincetown #MA!” the carrier mentioned in a separate tweet with an accompanying procedure of maximum wind gusts. Whereas a 90-mile-per-hour gust in Provincetown became the faithful on the procedure, Wellfleet had a gust of 89 miles per hour and Duxbury’s strongest gust reached 80 miles per hour. 

Closer to Boston, a 51-mile-per-hour gust became recorded in Medford and Milton’s strongest became 62 miles per hour.

[Observed Wind Gusts] It became a wild evening with wind gusts as a lot as 90 mph in Provincetown #MA! Here is a procedure of a kind of observed wind gusts across #RI #CT pic.twitter.com/f6ozxZ3tgE

— NWS Boston (@NWSBoston) October 17, 2019

More spatial maps of wind gusts. These wind gusts are no longer notion-about excellent. Receive the beefy checklist on the following … https://t.co/U8lI7nORcY

Take a look at out the procedure … https://t.co/k305y5y7Ug

Newest damage reviews … https://t.co/139j5YudgU pic.twitter.com/J0g7gobfDx

— NWS Boston (@NWSBoston) October 17, 2019

“Unreal wind closing evening from the South Shore to Cape Cod,” Eric Fisher, a meteorologist with WBZ, commented on Twitter. “Boston moreover smashed the document for lowest rigidity throughout October at 975.3mb.”

Vicki Graf, a meteorologist with Boston 25, moreover mentioned the low rigidity throughout the storm.

“This storm brought document low rigidity for the month of October across several cities in Unique England in conjunction with Boston, Concord & Nantucket…a trace of how great this storm became,” she mentioned on Twitter.

This storm brought document low rigidity for the month of October across several cities in Unique England in conjunction with Boston, Concord & Nantucket…a trace of how great this storm became. pic.twitter.com/p4W7b5dVlF

— Vicki Graf (@VickiGrafWX) October 17, 2019

Meteorologist Dave Epstein shared a desk of “top wind gusts” broken down by county, calling them “no doubt valuable.”

Height wind gusts in the overnight storm no doubt valuable. #wind pic.twitter.com/142VYU0sSh

— Dave Epstein (@growingwisdom) October 17, 2019

“Wowzers,” Terry Eliasen, a meteorologist with WBZ, mentioned.

Wowzers pic.twitter.com/ZkpgM6MOoE

— Terry Eliasen (@TerryWBZ) October 17, 2019

“BIG puddles available this morning … a kind of rain in precisely about a hours time,” meteorologist Cindy Fitzgibbon of WCVB mentioned. The procedure she shared reveals Boston picked up magnificent over an gallop of rain whereas a kind of locations, in conjunction with Lawrence and Worcester, had over two inches.

BIG puddles available this morning … a kind of rain in precisely about a hours time. These are the rain totals magnificent since midnight. Some towns deciding on up closer to three” rain from the storm #wcvb pic.twitter.com/T6QmtflJ2K

— Cindy Fitzgibbon (@Met_CindyFitz) October 17, 2019

In Boston Harbor, water “spiked” four toes or extra over that of a regular tide, Eric Fisher, a meteorologist with WBZ, mentioned on Twitter.

“If this had hit throughout a excessive astro tide it may perchance in all probability well maybe well have device a brand unusual excessive water document,” he added.

Meteotsunami in Boston Harbor closing evening. Water spiked 4 toes above fashioned tide.

If this had hit throughout a excessive astro tide it may perchance in all probability well maybe well have device a brand unusual excessive water document pic.twitter.com/GeObeYc4Bw

— Eric Fisher (@ericfisher) October 17, 2019

The storm’s outcomes aren’t over – the carrier has a wind advisory in plan for an growth of of the assert, in conjunction with Boston, except 6 p.m. Thursday. This will likely well maybe moreover imply winds between 20 and 30 miles per hour with gusts forecasted between 45 and 55 miles per hour. The Cape has a excessive wind warning in plan for the identical timeframe with sustained winds projected at 25 to 35 miles per hour, with gusts between 50 and 60 miles per hour.

Here are the most up-to-date Boston build apart weather updates:

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