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While harvesting beets at Siena Farms in Sudbury, Peter walked a flooded field.

Local farms face a rainy harvest season

For many local farmers, heavy precipitation means lower crop yields, more intensive labor, and a steep decrease in sales.

Afternoon thunderstorms caused pedestrians to scurry on Atlantic Avenue, even with their shoes off.

Severe weather may not affect Mass. on Wednesday. Here’s the latest

Here’s a look at how the afternoon could develop.

Here’s where thunderstorms are expected to develop Wednesday afternoon

Forecasters are warning that scattered strong to severe thunderstorms are expected Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Dave Epstein | Weather

Prepare for a stormy evening, especially south of Boston

The strongest chance of severe weather runs from roughly the Mass Pike down through Route 84 and then points south. The risk is highest in Boston after 4 p.m. through the first half of the evening.

Wild fires out west made for a hazy evening fishing in Squantum with the Boston skyline in the backround.

Why is the sky so hazy? Smoke from wildfires in the west

Smoky skies are settling in over New England this week due to distant wildfires burning across Canada and the western part of the United States.

Dave Epstein | Weather
Tuesday will be mostly sunny and in the mid-80s, perfect for a day at the beach.

Want to head to the beach? Tuesday’s your best bet

Here’s a forecast of what to expect as we enter the final third of July.

Tornado touches down in Connecticut

A small tornado briefly touched down in Northern Connecticut Sunday evening, leaving dozens of downed trees in its wake, according to the National Weather Service.

Marie T. Conserle kept dry from the rain while waiting for the bus on Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan on Sunday.

Record July for rainfall in Worcester as Boston approaches historic mark

Massachusetts was drenched with heavy rains over the weekend that led to flooding in some areas, as Worcester set a new record for rainfall in the month of July.