Winter storm Juno hit the eastern US states of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine with 75 mph winds and 30 inches of snow. Snowfall amounts, travel bans and power outages have all been well reported in US media.
The storm also brought flooding to some coastal areas, with the coastal areas of Massachusetts worst hit. Areas along the eastern Massachusetts coast, south of Boston, including north and northeast facing shorelines of Cape Cod and Nantucket faced some of the highest waves and storm surges. NWS warned that floods could reach 3 feet high in places.
There have been reports of damage to property and roads as well as beach erosion caused by the storm surge. Severe flooding has been reported in Scituate and Marshfield, where at least two houses have been damaged so severely they have already been condemned by South Shore officials, who are currently evaluating more damage homes in the area according to local media. Also in Marshfield, high tides and strong waves washed away an 80-foot section of seawall, according to the Marshfield Fire Department.
A coastal flood warning remains in effect for the shoreline of Massachusetts. The situation could be complicated by the new tides and storm surges combining with trapped water from prior high tides.