Nor'easter Blizzard Hits New England
The February nor'easter storm hits New England Friday and will pelt the region with heeps of snow, from to more than two feet in some areas. As Northeast residents clear on the shelves of grocery stores for supplies before public transit closes down and roads become unsafe for driving.
Satellites Show Storm Coming
Winter storms were seen over Canada and the northeastern United States Thursday, Feb. 7 on satellite images.
New England braced for a potentially record-setting blizzard, with forecasts of up to two feet of snow. Local officials urged residents to be prepared. Photo: NOOA
After superstorm Sandy hit New York and New Jersey, many areas experienced huge shortages to gasoline.
With blizzard warnings in effect from New Jersey to Maine, a man at a fueling station in the Queens borough of New York filled up an extra gas tank preparing for the worst. Photo: Shannon Stapleton/REUTERS
Winter Comes to Somerville
Massachusetts was projected to get the heaviest snow fall during the storm to last through much of the weekend and some areas anticipating more than two feet of snow.
A couple carried groceries home as snow began to fall in Somerville, Mass. Photo: Brian Snyder/REUTERS
A man walked the Paulus Hook pier viewing the arrival of a winter storm behind the skyline of New York's Lower Manhattan.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency, but he said that he did not anticipate the blizzard would cause damage on the same scale as superstorm Sandy. Photo: Eduardo Munoz/REUTERS
Thousands of Flights Cancelled
An airplane waited on the runway during the arrival of a winter storm at the Newark Liberty International airport in New Jersey.
Work weeks were cut short for many employees in the Northeast. Officials across the region closed schools and more than 3,000 flights were canceled as the airlines tried to take action prior to the blizzard making travel difficult, if not impossible. Photo: Eduardo Munoz/REUTERS
Stopping the Trains
As snow began to fall, a Long Island Railroad train made its way to its destination on the tracks in Port Washington.
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority said it would start reducing some of its rail service Friday evening due to the severity of the storm. Photo: Shannon Stapleton/REUTERS
Boston's Big Dig
Workers kept the snow at bay with one to two feet of snow expected over the second weekend in February.
A worker shoveled snow off the steps of the Boston Public Library in Boston. Photo: Brian Snyder/REUTERS
On Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, twinkle lights made the deepening gloom of the major winter storm Friday eerily beautiful. Photo: Brian Snyder/REUTERS
Empty Beacon Street in Boston
Visibility diminished as the nor'easter blizzard became more severe.
On the historic Beacon Street in Boston, the street lamps lit up the empty cobble-stone road Friday evening. Most people stayed home from work for fear of getting stranded. Photo: Brian Snyder/REUTERS