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. —Merrily Cassidy / The Cape Cod Times via AP
Waves crash in Scituate. —Jonathan Wiggs / The Boston Globe
Flooding on Scituate Avenue in Scituate. —Jonathan Wiggs / The Boston Globe
Downed utility poles on Arsenal Street in Watertown. —Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe
Waves crash against the boats docked at MacMillan Pier off Provincetown. —Merrily Cassidy / The Cape Cod Times via AP
Flooding on East Squantum Street in Quincy. —Stan Grossfeld / The Boston Globe
A front-end loader comes down Sea Street in Quincy with residents and rescue workers in the bucket. —John Tlumacki / The Boston Globe
A woman and child are rescued from their Quincy home. —John Tlumacki / The Boston Globe
Water floods from Boston Harbor onto Seaport Boulevard at the Boston Fish Pier. —Greg Cooper / EPA-EFE / REX / Shutterstock
Flooding on East Squantum Street in Quincy. —Stan Grossfeld / The Boston Globe
A pedestrian in Boston’s Copley Square. —Suzanne Kreiter / The Boston Globe
Boston’s State Street by Long Wharf. —David L. Ryan / The Boston Globe
Waves crash against a seawall near the Scituate Lighthouse. —Steven Senne / AP
A car was left flooded after the driver was removed by the fire department in Winthrop. —Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe
A flooded car sits in Houghs Neck in Quincy. —Scott Eisen / Getty Images
A woman and child are rescued from a flooded home on Post Island Road in Quincy. —John Tlumacki / The Boston Globe
Dogs were evacuated from a flooded vehicle in Winthrop. —Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe
Scituate firefighter Jack Bulman looks over a flooded Jericho Road while surveying the area with the Massachusetts National Guard. —Craig F. Walker / The Boston Globe
Oceanside Drive resident Kate McRoberts passes through a flooded Kenneth Road in Scituate. —Craig F. Walker / The Boston Globe
Water surges down Ocean Street in Marshfield past a Jeep. —Barry Chin / The Boston Globe
A Quincy home is evacuated. —John Tlumacki / The Boston Globe
Police patrol Huckins Avenue in Quincy. —Stan Grossfeld / The Boston Globe
Water floods from Boston Harbor onto Seaport Boulevard in the Seaport district of Boston. —Greg Cooper / EPA-EFE/ REX / Shutterstock
Waves crash into homes in Scituate. —Ryan McBride / AFP / Getty Images
An uprooted tree blocks a residential street after taking down a power line in Swampscott. —Elise Amendola / Associated Press
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. —Stan Grossfeld / The Boston Globe
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. —John Tlumacki / The Boston Globe
A huge wave crashes onto Oceanside Drive in Scituate. —John Tlumacki / The Boston Globe
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