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Much damage from the blizzard blamed on its high winds

At the height of the Blizzard of 2013, so many trees felled by the driving winds lay across roads in Cohasset that you couldn’t get in or out of the town. Elsewhere, fallen trees landed on an ambulance and the fire chief’s car in Marshfield, tore the roof off a house in Weymouth, and knocked out power for tens of thousands across the region.

“Pretty much everything about the storm was driven by the wind — from the flooding to the power outages,” said Michael Page, who runs a local meteorology website,  

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