The heaviest snowfall of the season has blanketed the Northeast and New England, with more than a foot falling in some places. Take a look at images of the latest winter storm.
The massive winter storm packed heavy snow, strong winds and icy temperatures, canceling flights, closing government offices and leaving behind it bitter cold air from the Arctic.
Governors in Delaware, New Jersey and New York issued states of emergency.
The storm stretched from Kentucky to New England but hit hardest along the heavily populated Interstate 95 corridor between Philadelphia and Boston.
Snow began falling at midmorning Tuesday in Philadelphia and dumped as much as 14 inches by Wednesday morning, with New York seeing almost a foot of snow.
Manalapan, N.J., had the highest snowfall reading with nearly 16 inches.
Commuters in Philadelphia and New York packed early trains and buses or spent hours inching along roads to get home Tuesday night.
Boston and Philadelphia officials ordered schools closed Wednesday, but in New York City, the nation's largest public school system remained open.
About 3,000 commercial flights were canceled Tuesday into and out of some of the nation's busiest airports, including in Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York and Boston.
While many East Coast residents decided to stay inside today, others braved the cold and snow to discover the silver linings. In New York City's Times Square, the infamous 'Naked Cowboy' performed for onlookers despite the storm.