Microburst Confirmed Over Boston's Logan Airport

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — The National Weather Service confirmed to WBZ NewsRadio that a microburst hit Logan Airport Wednesday afternoon.

At 3:53 p.m., as thunderstorms rolled through Greater Boston, the microburst struck Logan, with gusts measured at 73 mph.

 

Flight departures and arrivals were halted, but resumed around 5 p.m.

PHOTOS: Afternoon Thunderstorms Bring Torrential Rain, Flooding
PHOTOS: Afternoon Thunderstorms Bring Torrential Rain, Flooding
Here's a round-up of some of the wildest photos and videos taken as the storms moved through the area Wednesday afternoon.

According to MEMA's outage map, over 13,000 customers were without power across the state as of 5:30 p.m.

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