28.5 inches of snow fell on Long Island in the storm, and totals are surging past 30 inches in eastern Massachusetts.
Cold air and gusty winds wrapping around the great New England storm stay with us through the day Wednesday.
Instead of presenting the forecast as a range of possibilities, many outlets simply presented the worst-case scenario.
The Thursday night storm probably doesn't produce meaningful frozen precipitation, though Sunday's needs to be watched carefully.
When massive storms wind up off the Northeast coast, they become visual spectacles - both through a lens from outer space and from the ground.
Roughly a coating to several inches of snow fell in the D.C. area - very close to what was forecast.
We may see some flurries this morning but then dry out before our next snow chance late Thursday.
After a cold and snow showery day, the odds of accumulating snow go up tonight. Icy travel is also a concern.
Over 29 million people are under a blizzard warning, and 14 million people are under a winter storm warning through Tuesday and Wednesday.
Snow is forecast to redevelop and may accumulate as the day wears on. A slick PM commute is possible.