Boston Fire Commissioner Joseph Finn told local NBC affiliate WDHA, "This is the first time I've ever seen the water come this high up in this downtown area".
Boston is about to get hit with a snow bomb.
The images of the storm surge flooding in MA during Thursday's snowstorm were incredible.
The combination of high tide and high winds brought the water level to within a few tenths of an inch of the record high water level in Boston, according to the National Weather Service. Winter Storm Grayson also dropped snow in the southern United States, causing governors in Florida, Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia to declare a state of emergency.
Paul Manafort sues Mueller, Justice Department over Russian Federation probe
A Justice Department statement dismissed the lawsuit as "frivolous", but also acknowledged that Manafort can sue whoever he wants. The legal action represents a new tack in a broader effort by supporters of the president to push back on the special counsel.
The Boston Fire Department posted a photo of firefighters carrying two people to safety from a vehicle stranded in rising waters.
As bad as the flooding was in Boston Harbor and Cape Cod Bay yesterday, Rhode Island's shore was spared... in fact, we were never concerned about storm surge flooding at our coast or along Narragansett and Buzzards Bay.
On Nantucket, the National Weather Service says it received reports of a wind gust of 76 miles per hour on Thursday and a gust of 75 miles per hour in Wellfleet, on Cape Cod. The risky weather and cold across the USA has been blamed for at least 20 deaths as of Thursday.