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Photos: Rising Tides. Heavy Rain. Threatening Floods. What Today's Storm Looks Like

Waves crash along the seawall on Turner Road in Scituate. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)MoreCloseclosemore
Waves crash along the seawall on Turner Road in Scituate. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

A powerful nor'easter swept across southern New England on Friday. WBUR's reporters and photographers were out covering the storm and its damaging conditions.

A gust of wind crumples this man's umbrella as he waits to cross State Street. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A gust of wind crumples this man's umbrella as he waits to cross State Street. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Flood waters seep under the doors of 66 Long Wharf. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Flood waters seep under the doors of 66 Long Wharf. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A man takes photographs as floodwaters surge at Boston's Long Wharf. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A man takes photographs as floodwaters surge at Boston's Long Wharf. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
The Boston Harbor Cruises ticket office stands completely surrounded by water as high tide floods Long Wharf. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
The Boston Harbor Cruises ticket office stands completely surrounded by water as high tide floods Long Wharf. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A police car navigates through floodwaters on Central St. to reach Atlantic Ave. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A police car navigates through floodwaters on Central St. to reach Atlantic Ave. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Sandbags hold back the water at the entrance to the Aquarium MBTA station. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Sandbags hold back the water at the entrance to the Aquarium MBTA station. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A car sitting in flood water in the parking lot behind the Front St. shops in Scituate. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A car sitting in flood water in the parking lot behind the Front St. shops in Scituate. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Jim Flynn takes a photo of the rising water with his cellphone at the corner of Scituate Ave. and Otis Road. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Jim Flynn takes a photo of the rising water with his cellphone at the corner of Scituate Ave. and Otis Road. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A wave crashes high above a house on Turner Road in Scituate. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A wave crashes high above a house on Turner Road in Scituate. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Flooding at Long Wharf in Boston. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Flooding at Long Wharf in Boston. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Waves spill onto the walkway at Boston's Long Wharf. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Waves spill onto the walkway at Boston's Long Wharf. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Flooding near the New England Aquarium in Boston. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Flooding near the New England Aquarium in Boston. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Flooded streets in front of the New England Aquarium in Boston. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Flooded streets in front of the New England Aquarium in Boston. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Houses along Lighthouse Road in Scituate are engulfed by waves crashing off the seawall. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Houses along Lighthouse Road in Scituate are engulfed by waves crashing off the seawall. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Waves crash over the sea wall at the Scituate Lighthouse during the early morning. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Waves crash over the sea wall at the Scituate Lighthouse during the early morning. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Brennan Kane, 12, braves the rain and high winds to walk out toward the sea wall at the Scituate Lighthouse. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Brennan Kane, 12, braves the rain and high winds to walk out toward the sea wall at the Scituate Lighthouse. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

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