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LIVE: Powerful nor'easter causes power outages, flooding

A powerful nor'easter knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of people across the Northeast Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Road closed in Plymouth, Mass. due to erosion

Route 3A is closed in Plymouth, Massachusetts, due to erosion caused by the nor'easter. Road repairs are needed and utility crews will need to stabilize poles with wires.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Nearly 66 percent of Manchester-by-the-Sea without power

Police in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, said about 66 percent of the town was without power Wednesday.

Crews are out working to clear debris and restore power to those who are affected.

Residents are urged to stay away from any downed power lines.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Strong wind gusts reported on Long Island during nor'easter

FOX Weather Multimedia Journalist Katie Byrne reports from Long Island where the National Weather Service has reported gusts of 40 mph during the nor'easter.

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Nor'easter rain totals top 6 inches in some areas

As the nor'easter pulls out into the Atlantic Ocean, the NWS continues to release rain totals from the powerful storm. Some areas received more than 6 inches of rain.

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Trees uprooted outside NWS office in Norton, Mass.

Several trees were uprooted outside the National Weather Service office in Norton, Massachusetts.

Strong winds brought down trees and power lines across the state during the nor'easter.

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Mass. governor meets with emergency response, public safety officials

Gov. Charlie Baker has met with his administration’s emergency response and public safety officials to discuss the nor’easter’s impact to the state and response efforts.

Nearly 500K power outages have been reported in Massachusetts.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Nearly 87K power outages in Rhode Island

Power outages have continued to climb in Rhode Island because of the nor’easter.

Washington County, which is located in the southern part of the state, is reporting 29K outages.

Kent County has more than 21K outages.

Providence County is reporting nearly 20K outages.

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Nearly 500K power outages reported in Massachusetts

Nearly a half million people are without power after a nor'easter brought down power lines and trees across the state.

Plymouth County is reporting the most outages with at least 175,000.

Barnstable County (Cape Cod) is reporting nearly 150K outages.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Major damage reported in Cohasset, Mass.

Major damage has been reported to the area surrounding Cohasset common.

Historic trees have been brought down by powerful winds.

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RI governor receiving important storm updates

Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee is receiving updates from the Emergency Management Agency and National Grid as a nor'easter brings down trees and power lines across the state.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

High Wind Warning continues for eastern Mass.

A high wind warning continues for Barnstable, Dukes, eastern Plymouth and Nantucket counties in Massachusetts until 5 p.m.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Katie Byrne reports from windy Sag Harbor, NY

FOX Weather Multimedia Journalist Katie Byrne reports from Sag Harbor, New York where strong wind gusts have been reported as a powerful nor'easter moves through the region.

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Trains damaged on MBTA Commuter Rail in Mass.

The MBTA Commuter Rail is reporting ongoing delays due to severe equipment damage, signal issues and downed trees.

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Several boats washed ashore in Cohasset, Mass.

Cohasset police say several boats have been washed ashore because of the nor’easter.

Strong winds have knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of people in Massachusetts alone.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Some Providence schools closed due to power outages

Several schools in Providence are closed Wednesday because of power outages associated with the nor'easter.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Large tree falls across Main Street in Hingham, Mass.

Many roads are impassable in Hingham, Massachusetts after a strong nor’easter brought down trees and power lines.

Jeff Lehmann provided this image of a large tree that fell across Main Street.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Trees down in Braintree, Mass.

A tree and wires down came down on Cleveland Avenue in Braintree.

The road is impassable at this time.

Drivers are asked to seek an alternate route.

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National parks closed in Boston

The national parks in Boston are closed Wednesday because of the powerful nor’easter.

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Ocean water floods Route 6A in West Barnstable, Mass.

Ocean Water has pushed over Rout e6A between High Street and the Sandwich Line.

Drivers are asked to avoid flooded roads and find alternate routes.

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Watch: Hundreds of thousands without power in Massachusetts

More than 400,000 customers are without power in Massachusetts after a powerful nor'easter slams the region.

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Watch: Trees down in Boston's historic Beacon Hill

A large tree is seen across the road in Boston's historic Beacon Hill neighborhood early Wednesday morning.

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Block Island reports wind gust of 63.3 mph

A wind gust of 63.3 mph was reported on Block Island, Rhode Island on Wednesday.

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91% of Duxbury, Mass. without power

Tress have been knocked down across Duxbury, Massachusetts.

91 percent of the town is now without power.

First responders are asking everyone to stay off the roads unless it’s absolutely necessary.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Courts closed across Massachusetts due to storm

Courts in several counties in Massachusetts are closed Wednesday because of the powerful nor’easter.

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Tree branch falls on home in Auburn, Mass.

A tree branch fell onto a home and took down power lines in Auburn, Massachusetts.

No injuries or structural damage has been reported.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Major delays reported on MBTA Commuter Rail

The MBTA Commuter Rail is reporting major delays as a result of the nor’easter.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Large tree falls on wires in Yarmouth, Mass.

A large tree has fallen across power lines in Yarmouth, Massachusetts.

Union Street is closed while crews work to remove the tree.

Stay off the roads as many are blocked with debris.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

More than 400K without power in Massachusetts

Power outages are continuing to increase as a powerful nor'easter hammers the region with strong winds.

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Watch: Nor'easter brings destructive winds, heavy rain to New England

Strong winds have brought down trees across Massachusetts knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of people.

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Newport, Jamestown bridges closed in Rhode Island

Two major bridges in Rhode Island are closed due to the strong winds.

The Newport and Jamestown bridges will be closed until further notice.

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Ferry service to Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket suspended

All ferry service to and from Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket has been suspended until further notice.

Passengers are being told to stay home and not head to any ferry terminals.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Nearly all of Stoughton, Mass. is without power

Stoughton police say nearly the entire town is without power because of this powerful nor’easter.

Phone service has been interrupted, but 911 is still operational.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Delays reported on MBTA after trees fall on tracks

There are delays of more than 30 minutes on the MBTA after tress have been brought down across the tracks.

Crews are working to remove trees so normal service can resume.

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94 mph wind gust reported on Martha’s Vineyard

The National Weather Service in Boston said a wind gust of 94 mph has been reported in Edgartown on Martha’s Vineyard.

That’s the highest gust so far for this nor’easter.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Many roads impassable in Duxbury, Mass.

Fire officials in Duxbury, Mass., say 37 percent of the town is without power, and many roads are impassable because of a powerful nor’easter.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

All schools on Cape Cod closed Wednesday

The impacts of a powerful nor’easter has forced officials on Cape Cod to close schools on Wednesday.

Residents are urged to stay off the roads while crews work to restore power.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

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