People took to Twitter to share shocking videos of the scene.
The week kicked off with a 'bomb cyclone' in California, and a nor'easter could hit the East Coast over the next 48 hours.
Students studying at home with tech tools during storms learn important skills. Companies can also encourage working outside the office to avoid lost productivity in inclement weather.
Uber adds to its string of recent PR disasters with a report that the company created artificial surge pricing conditions by keeping some of its drivers off the road.
Bad weather's effect on our behavior is complex and often contradictory.
Customers tend to stay home in extreme weather conditions like the U.S. is now facing. But data show they are more likely to come back during cold snaps like this one.
In a time of need, the efforts of tech 'treps who volunteer can go a long way toward charity, networking and pushing innovation.