Miss Lippy reports Seaport Boulevard and Northern Avenue along the South Boston Waterfront have flooded and are getting worse. Video.
Christina Pazzanese reports:
Entire Fort Point and Seaport is under 1-2 feet of sea water. Parked cars flooded as water bubbles up from high tide. Main thoroughfares as well as side streets and parking lots. A total mess.
Julia reports Sleeper Street along Fort Point Channel has flooded:
Ryan videoed a new river in Fort Point:
The parking lot behind the Chart House on Long Wharf has flooded - along with the cars parked in it - Carty Castaldi reports:
Casey Ford reports Long Wharf itself has become more of Long River:
WHDH reports the Boston Fire Department is using rafts to rescue people trapped in their cars by rising floodwaters near the New England Aquarium.
In East Boston, cars parked near the new Portside building on Lewis Street are filling with water. Piers Park is under water.
The MBTA shut Beachmont station on the Blue Line because of flooding and halted Blue Line service between Wonderland and Orient Heights. Bennington Street also flooded.
Streets in Winthrop turned into ice-filled rivers.
The National Weather Service reports:
This is getting close to coastal flooding that was observed w/ the #blizzard of 1978; major impacts & evacuations currently ongoing along the E Coast of MA