Amid high temperatures and heightened security, attendance appeared down Thursday at Boston’s Fourth of July celebration.
There will be a biting, gusty wind for most of tonight and again tomorrow night, producing wind chill values near 20 below in the northern and western burbs.
Evening and overnight severe thunderstorms are being forecasted for the majority of Massachusetts.
Another big weather story is now emerging. A frigid, Arctic air mass straight from northern Canada will plunge southward this weekend.