More than two feet (60 cm) of heavy, wet snow has left more than 1 million utility customers from Maryland to Maine without power.
Massachusetts was hardest hit, with electricity cut to more than 304,000 customers as of this morning. In New Jersey, more than 229,000 customers remained without power.
Wednesday’s nor’easter brought a wide range of snowfall, from just a few inches in parts of Delaware and Maryland to more than 2 feet in New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts.
Philadelphia International Airport recorded about 6 inches of snow while Stamford, Connecticut, got 10 inches and Sloatsburg, New York reported 26 inches.
More than 2,500 flights were cancelled Wednesday in Boston, Philadelphia, New York and Newark, New Jersey.
The storm was expected to intensify as it moved north through New England.