Schools in the Northeast were shutting their doors ahead of heavy snow.
Headteacher Ges Smith defended the snow ban during an appearance on a morning television show.
The bomb cyclone was just the tip of the crazy weather iceberg.
Winter Storm Grayson is a rare snow hurricane and the first to hit the U.S. since Hurricane Sandy.
Let's break down the terms.
"Visibility will be zero or down to zero at times with travel highly discouraged," the National Weather Service warned.
Cold air mixed with the relatively warm waters of the Great Lakes to produce 'cloud streets.'
Photos show a record-breaking four-day snow accumulation of over 5 feet in the city.
Winter storms of Christmas past have halted cities and airports, buried cars and even caused 34-foot waves on coastlines.
Double the snowfall in Alaska has resulted from warmer oceans.
The pain is real but the blame is misplaced.
There's a difference between weather and climate.
Parts of the Northeast will see 6 inches.