Heavy Rain Destroys 'Extreme Drought' In MassachusettsJust 7 months ago, more than half of the state of Massachusetts was categorized as being in “extreme drought” and nearly the entire state was in at least “moderate drought”.
Despite Recent Rain, Mass. Communities Put Water Restrictions In PlaceAcross the state, reservoirs and wells are filling up thanks to all the rain. So some homeowners are wondering why so many communities have water restrictions.
Drought Gets A Big Dent With A Series Of Soaking StormsA series of storms is dumping snow and rain over New England as we kick off spring. So is the drought still a story, or is it being erased in a hurry?
Drought Drying Up Private Wells In New HampshireExtreme drought conditions have some New Hampshire residents taking extreme measures to get by.
2016 Fall Foliage OutlookAn historic drought will no doubt have an impact on autumn's greatest show. But fall foliage won't be a complete dud in New England. Here's where to expect the best and brightest spots.
What Would It Take To End the New England Drought?The rain deficit has grown to historic proportions across southern New England. How much rain (and snow) do we need to end the drought, or at the very least get things on the right track?
Mass. Towns Seek Emergency Water Supplies Amid DroughtThe prolonged drought in Massachusetts has a number of communities looking for emergency water supplies.
Drought Danger Zone? No Relief In SightDrought impacts are increasing across the region as the rain still refuses to fall. Our prospects aren't looking much better in September. How long will the 2015-2016 drought continue on for?
Worcester Bans Outdoor Watering, Limits Tap Water At RestaurantsWorcester implemented drought emergency rules citing that city's reservoir system has dropped to 55 percent capacity.
Dry Weather Could Shorten New England's Fall Foliage SeasonDry weather in New England, including drought conditions in southern reaches, could dull some of the region's famous fall foliage and cut the color short in some spots — but it all depends where the trees are.
What's Next After Hottest August Ever Recorded In Boston?It was one of the warmest and driest periods in our recorded history.
Boston To Crush Warmest August On RecordIt's back to school time but the summer sizzle isn't going anywhere. September may pick up where a record warm August leaves off.