Two low-pressure systems are merging over the U.S. East coast setting up a huge winter storm, dubbed Nemo.
Snow drifts from Blizzard Nemo in the South End of Boston, MA on February 8, 2013.
The George Washington statue in Boston Public Gardens as Blizzard Nemo dumps up to 2 feet of snow on Boston on February 8, 2013.
As Snowstorm Nemo hits Manhattan a young couple walks through Central Park.
As Snowstorm Nemo hits Manhattan, New Yorkers take advantage of the huge fall of snow.
As Snowstorm Nemo approaches Manhattan, New Yorkers prepare for the potentially historic blizzard.
Pedestrians pass through Times Square during Nor'easter Nemo in New York on February 8, 2013.
As Snowstorm Nemo approaches Manhattan, New Yorkers prepare for the potentially historic blizzard. Seen here, New York buses had chains attached to their wheels in preparation for the freezing weather.
A plow in Manhattan hours before the snowstorm.
Manhattan residents gear up to face the blizzard.
Brooklyn residents load up on supplies.
A "Storm Alert" sign announces a 2 p.m. closing at a Whole Foods supermarket in Boston.
Rutland Square in the South End neighborhood of Boston. The city is expecting 2 feet of snow.
Empty shelves, normally filled with bottles of water at the Stop & Shop supermarket in the Dorchester section of Boston.