West Island weather events and incidents captured by our HD cameras.
FAIRHAVEN: Seaport Inn roof breached by high winds this afternoon. Photos by West Island Weather Station SkyWarn KA1WBH. High Gust for the day so far : 50MPH at 1225HRS West Island South Point 11-01-2013 Current wind speed as of 1230PM: 47 MPH out of the SSW at West Island South Point
AMAZING AREAL VIDEO CLIP OF in New Bedford's North End right after the 4th of July floods - courtesy of Kyle DeSousa﻿. He is an experienced quad-copter operator and is available if you'd like him to shoot some cool areal stuff for you or your event. For flood reports enter this link: http://www.westislandweather.com/Data/latest.nwus51.KBOX%20JULY%204.pdf
This rare clip shows 2 GMC sisters side by side ready to deploy in storm event, at the West Island Weather Station WIWS provides special services for custom bikes needed for law enforcement and other emergency agencies. These rigs are like cruise missiles designed for all terrain high speed deliverance of ordinance and cargo in stealth night time conditions. Crew is not allowed to touch rigs with rags of any kind when clean up, they are to drench their bare hands with WD-40 to clean and inspect ,frames,tires sprockets etc.and more , Some cool Military stuff. Also, Best to have 10 foot security radius around rigs, treat these with aircraft security procedures. Look but don't touch
Published on Jan 14, 2016 MLBaron talked about the lack of snow this winter season so far for the Northeast and warned an upcoming impotent nor'easter was "a shot acrooss the bow". Broadcast live via Skype from the command and contol facility of The West Island Weather Station.
A "STELLA" PERFORMANCE Winter Storm Stella (Blizzard wanna be) spared Southern MA, but gave us a wind gust of 71mph. March 14, 2017 West Island Weather Station Video - Complete storm stats at our web site . http://www.westislandweather.com/
AN ARCTIC BLAST FROZE THE SHORELINE OVERNIGHT - Earl's Marina and West Island was surrounded by ice along the shore this Sunday morning March 5, 2017. "Hopefully this is it, we need a break and need to get to work" said Matt Hebert of Earl's Marina today as he and his crews prepare for the upcoming boating season. A quick video showed the ice around the causeway this Sunday afternoon about 2PM. West Island Weather Station HD Video. Visit our web site for live web cams, current conditions and forecast from the Town Beach. http://www.westislandweather.com/
TWILIGHT AFTER A WEST ISLAND SNOWSTORM - The biggest snowstorm to hit Southern Mass since February 15, 2015, is now history. West Island Weather Station recorded 14.5" while other areas had numbers close to 19" in Wareham. Visitors to our web site spanned the globe from Germany, Norway, Australia, Mexico, Russia,Great Britain, and plenty of our snow bird friends in Florida and other parts of the United States. Video at our communications tower & control location at West Island Weather Station North. http://www.westislandweather.com/
The cruise ship INSIGNIA was spotted in the Cape Cod Canal this foggy morning, Monday, September 18, 2017 at 630AM. The 600ft vessel was en route to New York and is sure to encounter some huge swells from JOSE, as it heads right into the open waters in Rhode Island Sound. *ML's Note: At the time of this post, Southern MA was in a Tropical Storm Watch with expectations of a nor'easter style event. Storm updates as they come in at westislandweather.com
Deadly wind chills and frozen sea spray advisories on March 5, 2017 at this spot on the Causeway have long been forgotten just 4 months later. Amazing seasonal changes in New England are legendary. While our "snowbirds" enjoyed the warm Florida sun, the temperature on March 5, 2017 was as low as 11.8 degrees with a wind chill of 8 below zero. Gale warnings were in place as we prepared for a Nor'Easter. Today, July 16, 2017, Hazy, Hot, and Humid conditions at 77.2F and a comfortable seabreeze embraced beach goers as they swam in the 73 degree water, at the same spot just 16 weeks later! MLBaron Video for westislandweather.com
Heavy rain belted the Northeast - but up to this taping Buzzards Bay had yet to be hit with intense rain, however the wind gusted to 50MPH. MLBaron of The West Island Weather Station made a brief appearance o comment. The latest storm totals and current weather at http://www.westislandweather.com/
Published on Sep 4, 2017 FAIRHAVEN HARBORMASTER AND ASSISTANT RESCUE BOATER OFF HOPPY'S LANDING Todd Cox, acting Harbormaster along with Shellfish Warden Richard Dube were at Hoppy's Landing when a distraught female approached them at the dock and stated that her husband was overboard from a capsized sailboat off Hoppy's Landing. The capsized boat could be seen from the dock, but upon arrival, the boater could not be found. He was later rescued from the rocky edge of Hoppy's Point. The wind was blowing out of the southwest up to 30 knots at the time of the incident, Monday, September 4, 2017 at 1PM. The only person on the boat was pulled to safety by Harbormaster Todd Cox and assistant Richard Dube. The victim, Jeremy Messier of Dartmouth, did not require any hospitalization by the Fairhaven Fire Dept which responded to the scene. Mr Messier was happy to see his wife and retrieve his boat. *ML's Note: When the boat capsized off Hoppy's Landing - the boater tried to get his rudder back while his vessel drifted out of reach in the 30 knot winds. MLBaron Video for westislandweather.com