Contact Us
Weather

Weather

Getty Images
Getty Images

Tornado Rips Through Campground In Virginia, Two Dead

Virginia State Police say there are two confirmed deaths from a tornado that ripped through a campground this morning on Virginia's Eastern Shore.  The state's department of emergency management had reported a third death but a state police spokeswoman now says that was an erroneous report

Read More|Comment

Courtesy of Karen Landry
Courtesy of Karen Landry

Arthur Soaks SouthCoast on July 4

Hurricane Arthur dumped about 8-10 inches of water on New Bedford and Fairhaven, and 4-8 in other SouthCoast communities, causing major flooding on busy streets and intersections. The storm also essentially washed out the Fourth of July, as residents were encouraged by the National Weather Service to remain indoors

Read More|Comment

Flooding on Route 18 in New Bedford
Flooding on Route 18 in New Bedford

Flooding Reported On Southcoast

Southeastern Massachusetts saw heavy rains on Friday for much of the day, causing flooding in localized areas.  Route 18 in New Bedford sustained the worst flooding, and for a time Friday afternoon, State Police blocked off ramps leading to the highway to prevent cars from getting stuck

Read More|Comment

Fairhaven Flood
TSM/Adam Morales

4th of July Flash Flood Warning For New Bedford and Fairhaven

Instead of BBQ's, fireworks and beer, Independence Day 2014 will be remembered for umbrellas, flooded streets and Hurricane Arthur. After wreaking havoc on fireworks schedules across New England, Hurricane Arthur is dumping multiple inches of rain across the Southcoast

Read More|Comment

Heavy Rain on the South Coast

Epic Rainstorm Hits South Coast

The combination of a cold front and Hurricane Arthur is leading to a dire flooding situation along the South Coast. Heavy rain developed during the morning and continued through the afternoon, with New Bedford and Fairhaven particularly hard hit

Read More|Comment

Category: Weather Tags:
Getty Images
Getty Images

New Bedford Fireworks Moved To Saturday

The threat of heavy rain from Hurricane Arthur has prompted New Bedford officials to move its Fourth of July Fireworks display over the harbor from Friday to Saturday night.  The show was scheduled to be held Friday night starting at 9pm

Read More|Comment

fireworks display
Michael Valdez

UMass Fireworks Postponed

Predictions of torrential rains Thursday night and Friday has prompted UMass Dartmouth officials to postpone the University's Annual Freedom Festival celebration on campus.

UMass spokesman John Hoey

Read More|Comment

Hurricane
Corbis

Study: Hurricanes With Female Names Are Deadlier

Would you be more likely to take safety precautions for a hurricane named Barry than one named Betty?

Read More|Comment

Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images

NOAA Forecasts Slower-Than Usual Atlantic Hurricane Season

Government forecasters believe this year's hurricane season will be slightly below normal.

NOAA is expecting eight to 13 named storms, with three to six of them becoming hurricanes.  The experts say that one or two of those hurricanes will reach Category Three or higher, with winds in excess of 111-miles-an-hour

Read More|Comment

Marianna Massey / Getty Images
Marianna Massey / Getty Images

Rooftop Rescues In Florida And Alabama

Rescuers have been pulling people from rooftops in Pensacola, Fla., after nearly two feet of rain brought flooding to the Florida Panhandle and the Alabama coast.

Cars were submerged and entire neighborhoods were inundated, making it difficult to rescue people who called for help

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wbsm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on WBSM - New Bedford's Local Source For News, Talk, and Sports! quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on WBSM - New Bedford's Local Source For News, Talk, and Sports! quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!