Winter weather caused school closings and delays across the country.
A string of schools are closed or on a delayed opening schedule in parts of the Northeast, including in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island in the aftermath of a severe winter storm.
More than 200 schools across New Jersey, Connecticut, Albany and other parts of the New England area are closed following severe disruption from the winter storm that hit the Northeast this weekend.
Temperatures are nearing record levels, six to 12 inches of snow is predicted and dozens of schools are delayed in opening or closed
California has been swept by another rapidly moving fire in the Somis and Santa Paula areas of Ventura County.
The snow was starting Thursday afternoon.
Some schools have proposed cutting into spring break in April or holding classes on Saturdays.
Newsweek staffers dish out their best advice for making the most out of a snowy situation.