Communities pick up pieces as deadly nor’easter recedes

  • People watch as heavy seas continue to come ashore in Wintrhrop, Mass., Saturday, March 3, 2018, a day after a nor’easter pounded the Atlantic coast. People along the Northeast coast braced for more flooding during high tides Saturday even as the powerful storm that inundated roads, snapped trees and knocked out power to more than 2 million homes and businesses moved hundreds of miles out to sea. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

  • Three people react to the surge as heavy seas continue to come ashore in Wintrhrop, Mass., Saturday, March 3, 2018. People along the Northeast coast braced for more flooding during high tides Saturday even as the powerful storm that inundated roads, snapped trees and knocked out power to more than 2 million homes and businesses moved hundreds of miles out to sea. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

  • Two cars are caught by a wave coming over the seawall as heavy seas continue to come ashore in Wintrhrop, Mass., Saturday, March 3, 2018. People along the Northeast coast braced for more flooding during high tides Saturday even as the powerful storm that inundated roads, snapped trees and knocked out power to more than 2 million homes and businesses moved hundreds of miles out to sea. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

  • A woman gets caught by a wave as heavy seas continue to come ashore in Wintrhrop, Mass., Saturday, March 3, 2018, a day after a nor’easter pounded the Atlantic coast with hurricane-force winds and sideways rain and snow, flooding streets, grounding flights, stopping trains and leaving 1.6 million customers without power from North Carolina to Maine. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

  • A large wave crashes into a seawall in Winthrop, Mass., Saturday, March 3, 2018, a day after a nor’easter pounded the Atlantic coast. Officials in eastern Massachusetts, where dozens of people were rescued from high waters overnight, warned of another round of flooding during high tides expected at midday. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

  • A large wave crashes into a seawall in Winthrop, Mass., Saturday, March 3, 2018, a day after a nor’easter pounded the Atlantic coast. Officials in eastern Massachusetts, where dozens of people were rescued from high waters overnight, warned of another round of flooding during high tides expected at midday. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

BOSTON — Coastal communities in the Northeast experienced damaging high tide flooding and the lingering effects of powerful, gusting winds Saturday even as residents tried to shake off a nor’easter that had already inundated roads and basements, snapped trees and knocked out power to more than 2 million homes and businesses from Virginia to Maine.

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