• Live blog: Gusty winds and tapering showers as impacts of nor'easter linger

    By: Boston 25 News Staff

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    BOSTON - Blustery conditions will continue and some areas will see periods of rain as the last of the nor'easter churns through Massachusetts.

    Showers and wind will have the most impact on the Cape and Islands today where around 1 inch of additional rainfall is expected Friday.


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    Live updates:

    8:20 a.m.: Ferries to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket are on a trip-by-trip basis due to wind gusts and waves.

    7 a.m.: Wenham Street has reopened.

    6:20 a.m.: The 6:30 a.m. ferry to Nantucket from Hyannis has been canceled. 

    6:15 a.m.: Danvers Police tweeted that Wenham Street on the Wenham/Danvers line will be closed for approximately two hours due to a downed tree.

    5:38 a.m.: Some ferries are canceled and others are still showing "on time" on the Steamship Authority's website. They told us they are still waiting to make a call on if the 6:30 a.m. ferry to Nantucket will depart as scheduled.

    5:05 a.m.: Another cool day with temperatures in the 50s and wind gusts of 30-40 mph continues along the coastline. Boston and central Mass. should be mostly dry while eastern Mass. could see a soggy stretch from afternoon into the evening.

    Thursday, Oct. 10 

    11:30 p.m.: Strong winds continue to blow as rain dwindles. Winds will continue strong into Friday, but rain will not be as much of a concern.

    3:30 p.m.: All Martha's Vineyard ferries canceled for the day. 

    1:40 p.m.: The 2:30 p.m. ferry to Martha's Vineyard has been canceled.

    1 p.m.: The Steamship Authority has canceled ALL Nantucket service for the day due to weather.

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