Here are some of the photos readers have sent via social media on the storm hitting the Northeast on Tuesday:

Obama, strolling amid the snow

Apparently without an overcoat!

And at night, more 

At sunset, if there was a sun …

Ready for St. Patrick’s 

Snowy election day in Virginia

Snow dog

Snow at the White House

Another view from 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

Rock Creek afternoon

Manhattan, baby! 

A first layer 

Morning cover in West Virginia

It’s always snowy in Philadelphia 

From Valhalla (Ky.)

Alley oop

Kensington, Md., in snow