"I want warm! I'm done with the cold", said Yana Damoiseau, a pedestrian in New York City.
Many flights and rail services in the Northeast were canceled in anticipation of the storm that was expected to dump up to 18 inches of snow on the city and its New Jersey suburbs.
New York State Police reported that the storm caused a death after a van carrying five people rolled over on the Wantagh State Parkway. "The morning commute could see a little light snow, but the system is winding down".
We are getting a better idea which parts of the Tri-State might see the most snow this weekend.
That combination of heavy snow and powerful wind gusts could bring down tree limbs and power lines, spurring outages, the agency said.
The Weather Service said snow will begin to develop late tonight across the Dakotas and build eastward into west central Minnesota Friday morning, reaching east central Minnesota late Friday evening.
In Westchester County, over 10 inches has been reported in White Plains.
Metro-North has already announced reduced service on Wednesday due to the storm. The mixed precipitation should turn to all snow by late Tuesday and continue through most of Wednesday.
The storm dropped about 8 to 12 inches of snow overall in central areas, while some eastern areas saw up to 16 inches.
More than 88,000 customers - mostly in New Jersey - were left without power Thursday morning.
Schools across the region closed Wednesday, and the Office of Personnel Management closed offices in the District, instructing most federal employees to work from home. The other passengers were in critical condition, NBC New York reported.
4,400 Flights within, to or from the United States that were scrapped, according to flight tracking website FlightAware.
And those of you wondering what happened to Spring, like all good Cincinnati weather, we won't have to wait long for a change. Also contributing were Michael Rubinkam in Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania, Kiley Armstrong and Larry Neumeister in New York City, Bruce Shipkowski in Toms River, New Jersey. On the ground, Amtrak scaled back service on the Northeast corridor between Washington and Boston, and continued a modified schedule Thursday.