Penelope Wilson
The shock waves of last week’s storm are still rippling through Island fields as farmers anxiously watch their crops to see the extent of the damage.
Hurricanes and Storms
Hurricane Bob
Rachel Orr
Usually the brush is so think this time of year one can hardly bushwhack from the shore to the remnants of the Menemsha Hills brickworks.
Hurricanes and Storms
Hurricane Bob

2020

Blustery winds, high waves and strong surf have already closed beaches and prompted weather advisories as the Vineyard prepares for the western remnants from Hurricane Teddy.
In a major step for coastal resiliency planning on the Vineyard, a combined total of nearly $400,000 in competitive, state grants were awarded to the three down-Island towns.
Norton Point and Wasque Reservation beaches have been temporarily closed after tropical storm Isaias swept past the Vineyard Tuesday.
Tropical storm Isaias blew through the Vineyard late Tuesday, bringing gusty winds choppy seas and some ferry cancellations. By early evening the storm was on a fast track to northern New England.

2019

Martha’s Vineyard was lashed with wind and rain overnight from Hurricane Dorian. The storm passed offshore early Saturday. Ferries were running again at mid-day.

2018

The National Weather Service confirmed that a water spout spotted in Vineyard Sound Monday morning came ashore in Woods Hole as a weak tornado.

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