The historic snowstorm that was supposed to hit New York today may have spared the Big Apple, but other parts of the country weren’t as lucky.
New England got the worst of it, with Massachusetts seeing more than two feet of snow in some places, according to The Boston Globe. Massachusetts state officials told the Globe that evacuations were carried out in some areas.
While Long Island in New York saw fairly heavy snowfall, New York City only got about eight inches. Forecasters were initially predicting a storm of historic proportions, and public transportation in the city shut down overnight.
It snowed all night in Massachusetts:
Few people dared to walk in the storm:
Cars were mainly out of reach:
Scituate, Mass., had to face a freezing flood from the Atlantic Ocean:
The flood waters mixed with the snow:
Firefighters were called in several locations overnight, but the overall situation was quieter than expected:
There is a road somewhere under that snow:
Cape Cod is seeing blustery winds:
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