Quick-Moving Storm Keeps Island Police Busy
Will Sennott
Stormy weather Friday caused downed tree limbs, scattered power outages and ferry cancellations, and kept Island police departments busy.
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High Winds Hit the Vineyard; Ferries Cancelled
Bill Eville
The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for the Cape and Islands from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
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The Stormy Relationship Between Weather and Climate Change
Aaron Wilson
On Monday night at the West Tisbury Library, Dr. Peter Neilley spoke about our changing climate, its impact on our Island and how modern weather and climate forecasts are made.
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Amid Tornado Warnings, Summer Storm Brushes Martha's Vineyard
Julia Wells

A burst of extreme weather passed over Martha’s Vineyard mid-day Tuesday, tossing seas and prompting rare tornado warnings.

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Weekend Heat Wave Blankets Martha's Vineyard
Julia Wells

The heat wave that blanketed much of the country with soaring temperatures and sticky humidity all weekend did not spare the Vineyard, where hundreds flocked to cooling shoreside places.

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Fast-Moving Summer Storm Startles With Hail, Thunder, Lightning
Holly Pretsky

A series of thunderstorms took Islanders by surprise Saturday, dropping hail and featuring a dramatic lightning show. After a sunny, summery day, the storm swept in from the northwest.

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Schools Close Early

Martha’s Vineyard public schools will close early Tuesday due to the oncoming winter storm. The regional high school will close at 11; elementary schools will close at noon. The charter school is closing at 12.30 p.m.

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Island Emergency Managers Hone Readiness
Holly Pretsky
It's peak hurricane season, and Island emergency managers are practicing tabletop drills and making sure they are stocked up for shelters — just in case.
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August Humidity Brings the Crabbies
Lynne Irons
I could not have been happier with the lovely rain last Saturday afternoon.
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Heat Wave Keeps Island Emergency Responders Busy
Holly Pretsky

A heat wave and Fourth of July crowds have resulted in a flurry of medical issues that kept Island emergency responders busy this week.

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