If you’re anything like us, then you’re still wondering how New York City’s weather could go from a sunny Spring-like day with low 60-degree weather to freezing temperatures and a foot of snow overnight. Nevertheless, it’s happened right before our eyes and the city now officially resembles a snow globe. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning that will remain in effect until 6 p.m. tonight and New Yorkers are encouraged to remain indoors—a telling sign of how serious Winter Storm Niko, as it’s been named, really is.
Of course, many New Yorkers took the snow day as an opportunity to take beautiful pictures before the snow gets all icky and whatnot. So here it is, a roundup of some of the best shots from the biggest snow storm to hit the city this winter. As a reminder, if you must travel outside, be safe, plan accordingly, and make sure your up to speed on everything you need to know about Winter Storm Niko.