Nor’easter slams East Coast

  • Provincetown DPW worker Paulo Andrade moves sand bags around the lower entrance to town hall as preparations are underway for the approaching storm, Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Provincetown, Mass. (Steve Heaslip/The Cape Cod Times via AP)

  • Robin King grabs sandbags to use at his restaurant, Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Scituate, Mass., ahead of Friday’s expected storm, predicted to bring high winds and the potential for coastal flooding. (Greg Derr/The Quincy Patriot Ledger via AP)

BOSTON — A major Nor’easter started to slam the East Coast on Friday with heavy rain, intermittent snow and strong winds.