Photos, videos show extent of nor’easter flooding across East Coast


Scituate, Massachusetts has been slammed by floodwaters from a nor’easter raking the East Coast on Friday.

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As a powerful nor’easter slams the Atlantic Coast, flooding records in Massachusetts set just two months ago by another storm could fall throughout the weekend, and images and videos of the early stages are already rolling across social media. 

While the storm will lash a long stretch of the East Coast, from near Washington, D.C. all the way up to Maine, the most severe flooding is expected along the Massachusetts coast, including Boston, which was pounded by the “bomb cyclone” in early January. 

With heavy winds bringing a storm surge of two to four feet to the area, as well as water levels approaching and even eclipsing 15 feet, flooding records set by that January storm could be shattered over the weekend.

Street flooding was already being reported in Quincy, Massachusetts.

Water levels were also already on the rise in Boston. At high tide on Friday morning, the water in Boston Harbor reached 14.36 feet, which was the third-highest water level on record. And the worst of this storm is yet to come. 

Plenty of other locations across the North Atlantic coast were also being slammed with high winds, heavy rain, and high waters. Massachusetts locations like Revere and Scituate are already experiencing severe flooding with the storm expected to spin over the area through the weekend. 

This is a developing story…


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