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.
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