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Photos: Major Snowstorm Hits Massachusetts

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Streets were flooded on Oceanside Drive in Scituate Tuesday evening due to a breach in the sea wall near 10th and 11th Avenues. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Streets were flooded on Oceanside Drive in Scituate Tuesday evening due to a breach in the sea wall near 10th and 11th Avenues. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Harvard Medical School’s Jeff Way crosses BU Bridge through Tuesday's snowstorm on his way to his office. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Harvard Medical School’s Jeff Way crosses the Boston University bridge Tuesday on his way to his office. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
On Simpson Ave. in Somerville, some residents start digging out, as snow contines to fall through the afternoon. (Peter Balanon-Roson/WBUR)
Residents of Somerville's Simpson Avenue start digging Tuesday out as snow continues to fall. (Peter Balonon-Roson/WBUR)
A wave crashes over the sea wall in the Cedar Point area of Scituate. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A wave crashes over the sea wall in the Cedar Point area of Scituate. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A man wearing trash bags on his feet tows a dingy in Scituate. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A man wearing trash bags on his feet tows a dingy in Scituate. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A solitary vehicle drives along a snow covered Mass. Pike in Boston.  (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A solitary vehicle drives along a snow covered Mass. Pike in Boston. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A section of Gunrock Ave. in Hull completely ripped up from water damage. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A section of Gunrock Avenue in Hull was ripped up during the early morning high tide. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Asphalt on Glades Road in Scituate ripped up by waves. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The roadway on Glades Road in Scituate was also damanged. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Emily Farr and Cait Simmons of Scituate battle winds attemping to walk toward Egypt Beach in Scituate. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Emily Farr and Cait Simmons, of Scituate, battle winds as they attempt to walk toward Egypt Beach in Scituate. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A Somerville resident takes advantage of the lack of traffic to ski down Broadway in West Somerville. (Peter Balanon-Rosen/WBUR)
A Somerville resident takes advantage of the lack of traffic to ski down Holland Street in Somerville. (Peter Balonon-Rosen/WBUR)
A Green Line train emerges from the blizzard on Commonwealth Ave. The trains are not taking passengers, just keeping the tracks open.  (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A Green Line train runs along Commonwealth Avenue. The trains were not taking passengers Tuesday but were running to clear the tracks of snow. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
With snow falling in Boston, there’s no traffic on Storrow Drive this morning. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
There was no traffic on Storrow Drive in Boston Tuesday morning. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Ignoring the snow a man runs down Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, near by the BU Bridge. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Ignoring the snow, a man runs down Commonwealth Avenue in Boston near the BU Bridge. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A police vehicle hurries down Commonwealth Avenue, past a bicycle and parking meter almost buried in snow. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A police vehicle hurries down Commonwealth Avenue in Boston past a bicycle and parking meter almost buried in snow. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Marissa Stephens, 20, and Brian Alvarez, 22, ski across the BU Bridge. They’ve skied 10 miles today, according to Alvarez. “It’s awesome,” he says. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Marissa Stephens, 20, and Brian Alvarez, 22, ski across the BU Bridge Tuesday. They had already skied 10 miles. “It’s awesome,” Alvarez said. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Snowed in Claremont Street in Somerville. (Peter Balonon-Rosen/WBUR)
Claremont Street in Somerville. (Peter Balonon-Rosen/WBUR)
Dogs play in the street in Somerville. (Peter Balonon-Rosen/WBUR)
Dogs play in the street in Somerville. (Peter Balonon-Rosen/WBUR)
Anyone on Nantucket with a commercial provider is out of power, Nantucket's police chief told WBUR. (Courtesy of Nantucket Police)
Anyone on Nantucket with a commercial provider was out of power Tuesday morning. (Courtesy of Nantucket Police)
Erica and Isabella Pastor, walk Bianca through the snow in Cambridge Mass. on Tuesday morning. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Erica and Isabella Pastor walk their dog Bianca through the snow in Cambridge on Tuesday morning. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Cars buried in snow on in Cambridge, Mass. on Tuesday morning. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Cars buried in snow in Cambridge Tuesday morning. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A normally busy Brighton Ave. stands empty on Tuesday morning after Gov. Charlie Baker urged drivers to stay off the roads. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A normally busy Brighton Avenue is empty on Tuesday morning after Gov. Charlie Baker urged drivers to stay off the roads. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A truck plows through Cambridge. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A truck plows through Cambridge. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
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Paulo Souza clears snow from the sidewalks of St Paul Street in Brookline early Tuesday morning. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A seawall breach in Marshfield. (Courtesy of Marshfield Police)
A seawall was breached in Marshfield. (Courtesy of Marshfield Police)
The blizzard was lightening up in Hull by mid-morning. (Fred Thys/WBUR)
The blizzard was lightening up in Hull by mid-morning. (Fred Thys/WBUR)
Seagulls fly over heavy surf off the coast in Scituate. (Michael Dwyer/AP)
Seagulls fly over heavy surf off the coast in Scituate. (Michael Dwyer/AP)
A worker shovels snow from a sidewalk in Boston. (Steven Senne/AP)
A worker shovels snow from a sidewalk in Boston. (Steven Senne/AP)
A bicyclist tries to make it through a snow-covered intersection in Boston. (Steven Senne/AP)
A bicyclist tries to make it through a snow-covered intersection in Boston. (Steven Senne/AP)
Snow surrounds a sculpture of Edgar Allan Poe in Boston. (Steven Senne/AP)
Snow surrounds a sculpture of Edgar Allan Poe in Boston. (Steven Senne/AP)
Boston wakes up on Tuesday morning to see the impact of the storm during the night. (Alex Kingsbury/WBUR)
Boston wakes up on Tuesday morning to see the impact of the storm during the night. (Alex Kingsbury/WBUR)
Water floods a street on the coast in Scituate. (Michael Dwyer/AP)
Water floods a street on the coast in Scituate Tuesday morning. (Michael Dwyer/AP)
Fishing boats ride out the storm at dock in Scituate. (Michael Dwyer/AP)
Fishing boats ride out the storm at dock in Scituate. (Michael Dwyer/AP)
A pedestrian walks through blowing and drifting snow in Boston. (Steven Senne/AP)
A pedestrian walks through blowing and drifting snow in Boston. (Steven Senne/AP)
A landmover moves snow in Hull early Monday morning. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A landmover moves snow in Hull early Tuesday morning. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A snowplow makes its way down Dorchester Street early Tuesday morning. (Delores Handy/WBUR)
A snowplow makes its way down Dorchester Street early Tuesday morning. (Delores Handy/WBUR)

This article was originally published on January 27, 2015.

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