Monday marked the first day of spring, and despite winter stubbornly refusing to receded, the sun made its way out. Many Bostonians took advantage of the comparably mild temperatures by enjoying the outdoors, including spending some time in the United States' first public park, Boston Common. How did you celebrate the first day of spring? Share your photos with us on Instagram or Twitter.
Stella blasts Boston with powerful winds and a foot of snow
Tuesday’s blizzard dumped almost a foot of snow on Boston, but it was the strong winds and freezing rain that proved far more ferocious. Despite getting fewer inches than expected, Mayor Marty Walsh said Winter Storm Stella still delivered as far as wind and ice were concerned. “We’re not getting the accumulation we thought we were going to have, but conditions are as if we were getting 20 inches of snow,” Walsh said during an afternoon press conference. “I’m looking out the window right now...
Boston Yeti Tracker: Where to find him in the storm
It's snowing in Boston and that means the Boston Yeti is on the prowl. Boston's favorite Abominable Snowman is trekking around Union Square — look for the big, furry, white animal with the furry walrus hat. RELATED: Winter blizzard blows Boston Yeti back into town Word on the street is he could be headed to Brighton Center, before heading back to Somerville to decompress with some beers courtesy of Slumbrew. Lucky customers will get sighting sometime between 4 and 11 p.m. tonight.
Watch the blizzard strike in Boston
The blizzard hit Boston a little later than expected Tuesday morning, with heavy snowfall and gale force winds hitting the city around 11 a.m. RELATED: Winter Storm Stella: Live updates (Boston, New York, Philly) Despite the slow start to the storm, winds were reaching speeds in excess of 50 mph and snowfall is expected to accumulate throughout the day, according to the National Weather Service. As much as a foot could fall. Coastal flooding could when high tide hits at 1:25 p.m.
What are the worst March snowstorms to hit NYC, Philly and Boston?
Winter Storm Stella is delivering snow, sleet and strong winds along the Northeast, creating extremely dangerous driving conditions and school cancellations. The late-season Nor'easter may not have been has bad has once predicted for some areas, but the Northeast has experienced monster March snowstorms. Below are five of the worst snowstorms to hit New York, Philadelphia and Boston in March. New York March 13, 1888 - 21 inches of snow, 70 mph winds, over 200 deaths. March 4, 1941 - 18.1