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Footage of Worcester Tornado (Courtesy: Wx1box - National Weather Service Taunton Amateur Radio Skywarn Group Facebook Page.)
Footage of Worcester Tornado (Courtesy: Wx1box - National Weather Service Taunton Amateur Radio Skywarn Group Facebook Page.)

Low-Level Tornado Comes Down Briefly In Worcester

The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down briefly in Worcester.

Forecasters said it was the lowest rating on the tornado scale, with winds at about 85 mph in a storm that swept through on Sunday night

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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

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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?

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50-foot-tall Foley Snowman
Dan DeBaun, WJON News

Minnesota Farmer Builds Giant 50-Foot-Tall Snowman [VIDEO]

For the last month and a half, Foley farmer Greg Novak has been busy building a 50-foot tall snowman.

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Zeiterion
Zeiterion

Three Doors Down Show Postponed

If you have tickets to tonight's show at The Zeiterion to see Three Doors Down, hold on to those tickets. The show has been postponed until tomorrow night due to the weather this evening.

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gettyimages

Ache in Your Knee – Must Mean Rain

Anyone who suffers from arthritis has probably predicted damp and rainy weather based on the aches and pains in their joints! But now, scientific research is backing up the link between joint pain and a sign of rain! Before now, studies showed no connection, until a recent European study showed a definite association between barometric pressure and joint pain

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Getty Images

Massachusetts Getting Back To Normal After Snow

Gov. Deval Patrick says things are getting back to normal after a snow storm that brought nearly two feet of snow to some parts of Massachusetts.

He says roads are in pretty good shape and the MBTA should be back to normal by late afternoon, but people still need to be patient

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NOAA
NOAA

Recalling The Great Hurricane of ’38

This weekend marks the 70th anniversary of Southern New England's worst natural disaster, namely The Great Hurricane of 1938.

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Getty Images

Wild Weather Hits The New Bedford Area

It was a wild afternoon in New Bedford Tuesday.

Three buildings in the city were struck by lightning, a highway off-ramp was closed and several roads were flooded as a cold front moved across Southcoast and pounded the region with heavy rain.

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Weather.com
Weather.com

Tropical Storm Kiko Nears Hurricane Strength

Tropical Storm Kiko has neared hurricane strength in the eastern Pacific, but poses no threat to land.

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