Snowpocalypse 2011: Scenes from the storm that slammed the Northeast

Check out these dramatic images chronicling the snowstorm that hammered the East Coast last night

Topics: Natural Disasters, Snow Storms,

Snowpocalypse 2011: Scenes from the storm that slammed the Northeast

Nineteen inches of snow blanketed the Northeast late Wednesday night. Here are some of the best photos and videos from the aftermath over the course of the day. 

The AP reports on the effects of the blizzard.

CBS anchor Katie Couric helps IAC honcho Barry Diller push his Maserati out of the snow in Central Park this morning. (photo via @katiecouric)

A car buried beneath inches of snow. (photo via @moneyries)

Cross-country skiing in Central Park. (photo via @laureni)

Backyard decks across the region have been rednered uninhabitable. (photo via @jclagares)

An overhead view of Central Park taken this morning at sunrise. (photo via @isardasorensen)

Someone built thousands of snowmen (photo via @joshwink1)



Yankee Stadium blanketed in powder. (photo via @YankeesPR)

Somebody likes Ghostbusters… (photo via @Beej82Beej82)

Snow banks are reportedly 55 inches high in some areas of Boston.

Peter Finocchiaro is a senior editor at Salon. Follow him on Twitter @PLFino.

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