In Syracuse, New York, a snowstorm has walloped the area with wind and snow.
Winter storm warnings were in effect for the region on Thursday.
They've also recorded 12 inches of snowfall at the Syracuse Hancock airport.
The weather has caused city officials to activate a 20-year-old plan to ease traffic on the road during bad weather.
Wind gusts got into the 30 to 35 mile per hour range Thursday, making already bad conditions even worse.