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33 photos from the nor’easter that show the sheer power of Mother Nature

A major coastal storm walloped Massachusetts on Friday, with hurricane-force winds, surging seas, whipping rain, and some snow.

The 42-foot fishing vessel Artemis rests on the breakwater near the Provincetown Inn after breaking from its mooring.

Waves crash in Scituate.

Flooding on Scituate Avenue in Scituate.

Downed utility poles on Arsenal Street in Watertown.

Waves crash against the boats docked at MacMillan Pier off Provincetown.

Flooding on East Squantum Street in Quincy.

A front-end loader comes down Sea Street in Quincy with residents and rescue workers in the bucket.

A woman and child are rescued from their Quincy home.

Water floods from Boston Harbor onto Seaport Boulevard at the Boston Fish Pier.

Flooding on East Squantum Street in Quincy.

A pedestrian in Boston’s Copley Square.

Boston’s State Street by Long Wharf.

Waves crash against a seawall near the Scituate Lighthouse.

A car was left flooded after the driver was removed by the fire department in Winthrop.

A flooded car sits in Houghs Neck in Quincy.

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A woman and child are rescued from a flooded home on Post Island Road in Quincy.

Dogs were evacuated from a flooded vehicle in Winthrop.

Scituate firefighter Jack Bulman looks over a flooded Jericho Road while surveying the area with the Massachusetts National Guard.

Oceanside Drive resident Kate McRoberts passes through a flooded Kenneth Road in Scituate.

Water surges down Ocean Street in Marshfield past a Jeep.

A Quincy home is evacuated.

Police patrol Huckins Avenue in Quincy.

Water floods from Boston Harbor onto Seaport Boulevard in the Seaport district of Boston.

Waves crash into homes in Scituate.

An uprooted tree blocks a residential street after taking down a power line in Swampscott.

A front-end loader clears Turner Road in Scituate, which was covered with sand from the storm.

Jacob Gurner walks through a flooded backyard after checking on his home in Scituate.

An uprooted tree blocks Tyler Street in Quincy.

A sailboat with a busted mast is covered with seaweed and debris in Quincy.

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Seawater rolls over the seawall in Quincy.

A man rows back to a home after going out for supplies in Quincy.

People view the flooding and damage to Scituate at Cedar Point.

A huge wave crashes onto Oceanside Drive in Scituate.