Massive Snowstorm Covers East Coast as Seen From Space

Astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted a picture from the ISS.

ByDavid Chiu
January 23, 2016, 7:43 AM

— -- The nor'easter hitting the East Coast this weekend is truly blanketing a large part of the country.

Astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted an image of the storm early Saturday morning from the International Space Station. The massive storm was forecast to dump several feet of snow in parts of the United States.

PHOTO: Scott Kelley posted this photo to Twitter on Jan. 23, 2016 with the caption, "As #blizzard2016 passes over #Chicago, the #EastCoast seen in distance clearly has a long way to go."
Scott Kelley posted this photo to Twitter on Jan. 23, 2016 with the caption, "As #blizzard2016 passes over #Chicago, the #EastCoast seen in distance clearly has a long way to go."
StationCDRKelly/Twitter

The storm could bring historic snowfall totals to Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New York City.

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