Watch 12 inches of snow fall in 45 seconds

The winter storm, time-lapsed VIDEO

Topics: Snow, blizzard, winter storm,

We’re all beyond tired of winter weather by this point, but there’s no denying that the latest blizzard to hit the U.S. is pretty spectacular, be it from space or outside your window. As this time-lapse captures, the snow’s taken merely half a day to entirely transform landscapes.

It’s unclear where the video was taken — with a storm this extensive, it could be just about anywhere (case in point: Here’s the snow falling in Pennsylvania and in North Carolina). But we’re shortlisting it as some of the best footage of the snowy catastrophe yet. Check it out:

Lindsay Abrams

Lindsay Abrams is an assistant editor at Salon, focusing on all things sustainable. Follow her on Twitter @readingirl, email labrams@salon.com.

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