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Small tornado touches down east of Hartford, Conn., in early morning hours

No one was injured or hurt by the short-lived twister, which had maximum estimated winds of 75 miles per hour.

Forecast | Dave Epstein
Some areas could see up to 3 inches of rain in heavy downpours Thursday.

Lots of rain coming to Eastern Mass. on Thursday

Much of the region will receive 1 to 3 inches of rain Thursday with heavy downpours in some areas, especially east of Route 495, that may be enough to produce street flooding.

Dave Epstein | Weather
L Street Beach in South Boston.

For Labor Day, expect sunshine and beach weather

Temperatures will spike into beach territory this afternoon, reaching into the lower 80s, along with increasing amounts of sunshine. All in all, it’s going to be a very nice Labor Day.

Dave Epstein | Forecast
Revere Beach in August.

Here’s the weather forecast for Labor Day weekend

Outdoor plans could be affected by rain moving in on Sunday and into Monday morning, but today and Saturday will be beautiful.

Water poured out from a large discharge hose as Plymouth Highway and DPW workers pumped out a flooded parking lot behind a beauty salon on Samoset Street in Plymouth on Thursday.

Remnants of Ida brought a tornado to Dennis, more than 9 inches of rain to New Bedford

A tornado bringing winds as high as 75 mph touched down in Dennis Thursday, as flooding concerns due to heavy rainfall from remnants of Hurricane Ida remained for communities along rivers in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island, where water levels continued to rise.

Homes damaged from the remnants of Hurricane Ida on Josephine Lane in Mullica Hill, N.J. on Thursday.

Scenes from around the region as remnants of Ida pummel Northeast: See how the storm affected each state

Leftovers from Hurricane Ida slammed into the Northeast overnight, triggering tornado watches across parts of southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island, and sending New York City into a state of emergency as subway stations roared with the sound of rushing water from flooding that halted transit service.

Waltham school busses in the yard off Lexington Street Thursday morning.

Rainfall totals: How much rain fell in your community?

Rainfall from the remnants of Hurricane Ida inundated parts of the Northeast overnight, with some communities in Massachusetts seeing more than 8 inches of rain.

As the remnants of Hurricane Ida move into New England, a cyclist crossed the street at the intersection of the Monsignor O'Brien Highway and Land Boulevard.

Thousands without power as flash flooding reaches parts of Mass.; tornado watch issued for southeastern towns and Rhode Island

The National Weather Service has issued flash flood warnings for several cities and towns in eastern Massachusetts through Thursday morning, including Boston, and a tornado watch is in effect for communities to the southeast and Rhode Island as the remnants of Hurricane Ida swept into New England after walloping New York City with historic rains.