Massive storm hammers Northeast

Updated 1634 GMT (0034 HKT) January 28, 2015
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Dexter Newcomb begins cleanup at his house in Scituate, Massachusetts, on Wednesday, January 28, a day after a winter storm left his neighborhood coated in frozen sea spray and sand. Michael Dwyer/AP
Cars in Norwood, Massachusetts, sit buried by snow drifts on January 28. The first blizzard of 2015 dumped nearly 3 feet of snow in parts of four Northeastern states. Massachusetts was hit the hardest. Steven Senne/AP
Workers continue snow removal efforts in the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston on January 28. Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images
A man battles strong winds in Portland, Maine, on Tuesday, January 27. Robert F. Bukaty/AP
A wave slams into a sea wall in Scituate as evening high tide approaches on January 27. Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe/Getty Images
Snow piles up at the entrance of a closed T station in Boston on January 27. The city's public transit system was set to reopen the next day. Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images
U.S. Army soldier Jennifer Bruno carries belongings from her house, center rear, which was heavily damaged by storm surge in Marshfield, Massachusetts. Michael Dwyer/AP
Icy water floods a street in Scituate on January 27. Michael Dwyer/AP
Snow clings to a man's face as he shovels a sidewalk in Portland, Maine, on January 27. Robert F. Bukaty/AP
A person skis down Memorial Drive in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on January 27. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Plows clear snow off the Long Island Expressway in Melville, New York, on January 27. Kathy Kmonicek/AP
Plows line up at airplane gates at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, on January 27. Jessica Hill/AP
A worker clears snow in Newtown, Pennsylvania, on January 27. Mel Evans/AP
Workers clear the platform at the Long Island Rail Road station in Glen Head, New York, on January 27. Kathy Kmonicek/AP
A man clears his snow-covered car on the Upper West Side in New York City on January 27. Richard Drew/AP
An emergency vehicle drives down a snowy street in Winthrop, Massachusetts, on January 27. Darren McCollester/Getty Images
Fishing boats ride out the storm at a dock in Scituate on January 27. Michael Dwyer/AP
A woman walks her dog as snow swirls around the Bunker Hill Monument in Boston on Monday, January 26. Bill Greene/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Snow falls around the Empire State Building in New York on January 26. Patrick Sison/AP
People walk through falling snow in Hoboken, New Jersey, on January 26. Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images
Two passengers ride a subway car in New York on January 26. Craig Ruttle/AP
People look out from office building windows as snow falls in downtown Philadelphia on January 26. Michael R. Sisak/AP
A man stands in front of a screen listing departing flights at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on January 26. Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images
People cross a street covered in snow in New York's Times Square on January 26. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images
As the snow moves in, residents pick up some last-minute items at King's Highway Stop & Shop in New Bedford, Massachusetts, on January 26. Mike Valeri/Standard Times/AP
People walk near Penn Station on New York's Seventh Avenue while a major snowstorm begins on January 26. Andrew Burton/Getty Images
A tugboat sails on the East River in New York on January 26. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images
Travelers wait for their train platform to be announced at New York's Penn Station on January 26. Andrew Burton/Getty Images
The New York skyline is seen from Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey, on January 26. Julio Cortez/AP
A pedestrian passes through Johnstown Central Park in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, on January 26. Todd Berkey/The Tribune-Democrat/AP
Snow falls on pedestrians in New York on January 26. Mark Lennihan/AP
A plane is de-iced at New York's LaGuardia Airport on January 26. Thousands of flights were canceled in anticipation of the storm. Seth Wenig/AP
A man buys a shovel in Winthrop, Massachusetts, on January 26. Darren McCollester/Getty Images
Commuters travel across the Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge into downtown Boston on January 26. Charles Krupa/AP
A cyclist in New York navigates between parked cars and a sanitation truck with a snow plow on it on January 26. Richard Drew/AP
Passengers talk with a ticket agent at LaGuardia Airport to try to beat the snowstorm on January 26. Seth Wenig/AP
Traffic moves through falling snow near Evans City, Pennsylvania, on January 26. Keith Srakocic/AP
A New York City snowplow, loaded with salt, sits in midtown Manhattan as light snow falls on January 26. Mark Lennihan/AP