News•January 31, 2015
Picture This: So Much Snow
Snow, snow and more snow seems to be the story for the Northeast right now. After a major nor’easter dumped up to 2-3 feet of snow on parts of eastern Long Island and Massachusetts early in the week, another system came through on Friday to provide a fresh coating of white, while yet another storm is expected early next week. We featured a roundup of some of the best pictures of the nor’easter earlier in the week while the storm was still raging, so we thought we’d share more amazing views that emerged after the winds had settled.
Feet of Snow in a Few Minutes
While many of the still images taken of the nor’easter showed off its incredible power, nothing beats time-lapse photography for showing the buildup of the snow. Here’s one from Boston:
Look at it pile up!
And there’s no better way to show the full extent of the snow than by satellite. In this image taken by the Suomi NPP satellite on Jan. 28, snow blankets a broad swath of the region, from the Appalachians to the tip of Long Island up to Maine:
Snow blankets the Northeast on Jan. 28, 2015, after a major nor'easter storm dumped several inches to 3 feet of snow across the region.
Up to 3 feet of snow fell in the worst-affected areas of Massachusetts.
And a second round of snow moved across some of the same areas on Friday, topping off the piles of dirty snow and sludge with fresh white flakes. The scene in New York was caught from above:
A photo posted by Reed Timmer (@reedtimmer) on Jan 30, 2015 at 7:13am PST
While the snow made for a picturesque winter day at the White House in Washington, D.C.:
— Howard Bernstein (@hbwx) January 30, 2015
While many adults grumbled about messed up commutes and shoveling, kids broke out the sleds to enjoy a snow day. Dogs, too, got out to enjoy some frolicking:
— USA TODAY Weather (@usatodayweather) January 28, 2015
— The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) January 28, 2015
— LiveDoppler7HD (@LiveDoppler7HD) January 27, 2015
Well, this one didn't seem too pleased:
— Angela Fritz (@angelafritz) January 27, 2015
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