Photos Show The Aftermath Of The Blizzard That Dumped More Than Two Feet Of Snow In Some Northeastern States

The storm dropped more than 2 feet of snow in parts of the country, leaving thousands of people without power.

The storm blanketing the Northeast US this weekend was officially a blizzard in Massachusetts, tying the record for snowfall and leaving thousands without power.

The storm dropped 23.6 inches of snow in Boston, tying the city's record for the biggest snowfall in one day. Other parts of Massachusetts saw even more snow, like the town of Stoughton, which the National Weather Service said experienced 30.9 inches of powder.

At the height of the snowstorm, more than 100,000 customers were without power, said the governor's office, mostly in coastal Massachusetts. As of Sunday morning, there remained about 47,000 customers without power, according to PowerOutage.US.

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker told reporters at a press conference that Sunday would "be a very long day in terms of cleanup. And in some cases, that cleanup will probably take into Monday.”

New York, Rhode Island, and Connecticut were also hit with heavy snow as the storm moved through the Northeast, and some areas also experienced blizzard conditions.

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Robert Tallman of East Northport, New York, tries to clear a driveway using a snowblower on Jan. 29.

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A car sits buried in snow in Centereach, New York, after a blizzard hit the Northeast.

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A pedestrian walks through a gust of snow in Providence, Rhode Island.

A person sits on a snow-covered bench in Times Square
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People trek through the snow in New York City. A powerful northeaster brought blinding blizzard conditions, with high winds causing widespread power outages, to much of the mid-Atlantic and New England coast.

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Snowflakes sit on the eyelash of Chris Andrade as he clears snow from a sidewalk in Providence, Rhode Island.

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A front-end loader removes snow at Clipper Ship Wharf in the East Boston neighborhood of Boston. People from New York City to Maine woke up to deep snow and high winds.

A person wearing a jacket with a hood and a face covering walks along an otherwise empty city intersection
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Wilson Anibal Mejia walks through the snow to get to work at a restaurant in Providence, Rhode Island.

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A person plays with a dog in the snow on the Boston Common after the winter storm.

Two people, one holding a cane, hold hands along a snowy street
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A couple walks through snow on Beacon Street in Boston.

Two people clear snow on a street
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Cars are buried in snow in Boston.

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People walk on the frozen and snow-covered lagoon on the Boston Common after the storm in Boston.


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