Listen: Boston, Deb Lawler And Hopkinton discussed on WBZ Morning News
"And thirty reduced. Good morning, six thirty and fifty seven degrees. It's cloudy right now. In boston. I'm Deb Lawler. And here's what's happening. It's race day. The one hundred twenty third Boston marathon begins in just a few hours. After months of training, more than thirty thousand runners will be running down their dream. And yes, I hate to tell you rain again, there's WBZ TV meteorologist Danielle Niles cook, we get one marathon that just has nothing going on. I mean, we're always talking about the weather. It's classic New England as opposed to last year where we had the steady rain through the day and temperatures were in the forties. It's actually going to be milder, but we're tracking or some showers downpours and even risk of a thunderstorm. Yes, we're getting an early start on what will be a full day of marathon coverage here on WBZ Carl Stevens is at the starting line in Hopkinton. Good morning again, Carl good morning, w no there are a lot of cogs in the huge wheel. Which is the Boston marathon a lot of people involved in this many are volunteers this morning. I talked to one of those volunteers anti mercy. She's from Hopkinton, and she has volunteered here. Deb since nineteen ninety six what is this thing mean for the tone? Oh, it means a lot. The town. I mean, they just named school marathon school. So it has been a lot to the town. And she talked about the different charities that benefit here, especially on the common where they're being set up. Now, the big focus this morning is the weather, and I can tell you it is raining. Pretty good right now we heard rumbles of thunder previously. It's going to be adventurous over the next couple of hours, Deb, but the hope is that their stuff clears out by the time that starting gun goes off from Hopkinton Carl Stevens WBZ. Boston's NewsRadio fingers crossed Carl. The rain is putting the clamps on another Boston tradition. The annual patriots day parade in Boston has been cancelled due to the weather. The parade is held to remember the."