A so-called bomb cyclone is pummeling the East Coast, with powerful winds and strong wind gusts causing many people to remain indoors for the day.
According to CNN, more than 13 million people are under blizzard warnings from Virginia to Maine.
New Yorkers and others along the path of the bomb cyclone are urged to stay indoors if possible to avoid hazardous weather conditions.
New York City, Philadelphia, Boston and other area schools along the East Coast have been shut down today and those who are able to work from home are encouraged to do so because of the rough weather.
The blistering cold temperatures, heavy snowfall and dangerous wind gusts of up to 50 mph are causing people to share their thoughts (and memes) about the sudden storm sweeping across the East Coast.
Twitter reacts to bomb cyclone winter storm
When you’re the first of your friends to tweet about the #BombCyclone pic.twitter.com/DQP2XPqY0U
— hulu (@hulu) January 4, 2018
Singing you a special song this morning. Yes there is a piano next to my bed. And no. I haven’t moved yet. ? #blizzard2018 #bombcyclone pic.twitter.com/QvzdngX9pp
— Alika Hope (@AlikaHope) January 4, 2018
Walking to the car like #BombCyclone pic.twitter.com/FBL1MMJERQ
— JCorrado (@ForzaCorrado) January 4, 2018
Although this is .GIF is of Fox 29 Philadelphia reporter Steve Keeley during a snowstorm in 2014, it pops up everytime when describing heavy snowfall.
Meanwhile your local weather reporter is enjoying the spotlight today. #BombCyclone #SnowQuake #blizzard2018 #BlizzardWarning pic.twitter.com/sKeKt185zX
— Bob Marsdale (@BobMarsdale) January 4, 2018
This person is encouraging people to check their cars because animals are attracted to heat coming from the engine.
Animals are attracted to the heat from the engine. Check around your car to make sure no one is there. #BombCyclone #snowday #snow pic.twitter.com/FBbtA7pms7
— Chris Dmytriw (@chrisdmytriw1) January 4, 2018
If you’re stuck in the house but you know you need to take your four-legged friend outside at some point, then this little guy has a few style tips, courtesy of Bark Box.
Important winter weather advisory for doggos! (Humans expects to use toilets as usual) #poopstrike2018 #NY1Snow #BombCyclone pic.twitter.com/BgNs5H4uT4
— BarkBox (@barkbox) January 4, 2018
There are some people who missed the second “c” in “cyclone” and caused the hashtag #BOMBCYLONE to trend on Twitter.
If I have to leave my bed tomorrow!? All jokes aside, tremendously thankful that I have a warm home to snuggle. My heart goes out to all those who don’t ? here’s an article I read by @bustle on ways to help the homeless affected by #bombcylone https://t.co/SvnvyYKPuY pic.twitter.com/MRLdFIvYEA
— Bri Morris (@morebriplease) January 4, 2018
LOL. When I was a kid growing up in the North we called it a good, old fashioned BLIZZARD. The earth does – and has always – changed. And the Northeast has always had winter – and sometimes the South. #BOMBCYLONE
— CatholicDefender™? Merry Christmas (@AwakeDeborah) January 4, 2018
#BOMBCYLONE I assume we all know this # is spelled wrong ..
— nycny (@vl92985) January 4, 2018
And of course, the Fearless Girl statue in Lower Manhattan can withstand any kind of weather.
#Fearlessgirl isn’t afraid of the #BombCyclone pic.twitter.com/HCvvq7l2nY
— NYSE (@NYSE) January 4, 2018