The first snowstorm of 2018 turned out to be a nasty one as it tore through New England on Thursday. A total of 18 inches of snow was expected to fall as hurricane-force winds and coastal flooding blasted the region.
Many people were left in their homes with time on their hands, and what better way to escape the cold than with a social media binge.
Here are the top social media moments we collected from the blizzard.
10. The New England Patriots showed that there are truly no days off:
9. We got a look at what the storm looked like from space:
8. The flooding was so bad that it carried dumpsters away in Boston:
In-depth news coverage of the Greater Boston Area.
7. Flood waters even creeped into an MBTA station:
6. Cars were literally stuck frozen in ice:
5. Most people gave up on going outside altogether:
4. But some braved the weather for their New Englander neccesities:
3. Of course, dogs were stoked to play in the snow:
2. Many southerners got their first their first taste of snow:
1. The Force was with some dedicated folks as they shoveled: