Associated Press reports National Weather Service forecasters knew Monday that the nor'easter might not be all that, but kept up their original higher snowfall numbers to keep people from getting confused - and that that made sense because forecasting is still not 100% accurate.
Tom Griffiths shows us the scene on a North Station-area street this morning:
The ice is amused by your "caution."
Keith Dragon forwards a photo of the snowbatman a resident of 111 Beach St. in the Leather District built out of yesterday's snow.
Roving UHub photographer Ynckay spotted this boat lying on Short Beach in Winthrop this morning.
Vivian Again chronicled the varying levels of shoveling in Downtown Crossing this morning.
Our own Swirlygrrl made an apple pi today.
Out in Wellesley, Bob Brown carved out some time - and snow to commemorate 3/14 in his driveway.
As we've been breathlessly reporting all day, some local TV stations have waged a relentless battle today to see who could get the most on-air personnel on a screen at one time. Channel 7 threw down the opening gauntlet with an "8-box" (i.e., 8 reporters in little boxes at once), Channel 25 briefly got in the action with a 9-box, but then Channel 7 knocked them out with an 11-box - before Channel 5 topped them with a 12-box. Channel 7 caught up, but now it really looks like WCVB is determined to end this thing once and for all: Around 5 p.m., Channel 5 Executive Producer Scott Isaacs posted this screen capture of a screen-dominating 16-box display.
Jerry David reports this tree behind his Newton home cracked in half and fell - somehow coming down in the narrow space between two garages.
Mayor Walsh says he'd rather err on the side of caution. All other city departments will be open.
The city snow emergency ends at 7 a.m. tomorrow, which means you have 48 hours from that point to hold onto any spaces you shoveled out.
In the spirit of Tom Menino, he said the city's main focus today is "clearing the major artillleries."
Adam Castiglioni captured the snowman out on the Greenway this afternoon.
Dimas looked out over the Back Bay around 11 a.m.
No, we probably won't break any snowfall amounts, but could we break the record for the most number of TV reporters crammed onto a single screen?
John Zaremba captured this "8-box" on WHDH this morning. Who can top that? And will any of our local stations approach the 24-box an Atlanta station managed in 2014? Good luck, we're all counting on you.
UPDATE: Channel 7 ramps it up to 11, but channel 5 goes "in your face!" and cranks it up to 12. Channel 7 then responds! See down in the comments.
PornHub-branded plows may be blowing snow on your Boston street this storm. Does anything more need to be said?
Although if they think the sticker on the front of the plow is gonna do any good, they must not know Boston snow...
What the storm looks like from a NASA satellite this morning.
Mayor Walsh announced this afternoon that with a possible blizzard about to unleash on our heads, an official city snow emergency goes into effect at 7 a.m., which means you can't park on designated snow-emergency routes. Read more.
Apparently, after his adventures with Rudolph, Hermey and the Misfit Toys, Yukon Cornelius retired to Cambridge, as RoadTrip New England discovered this morning.