New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie declared a state of emergency on Friday and urged residents to stay indoors as a major snow storm, coined Hercules by local media, hit the northeastern coast of United States on Thursday.
The first major winter storm of 2014 brought dangerously low temperatures and strong winds from the lower Mississippi Valley to the Atlantic coast. In addition, Areas of New England including Boston are bracing for as much as 14 inches (36 cm) of snow by Friday morning.
Here are some images and video of the Northeast and Midwest storm from the internet:
Around 2,000 crew members are reportedly clearing the roads in Boston.
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