The bomb cyclone brought heavy snow that accumulated quickly as howling winds blew through the Mid-Atlantic and New England.
The town of Stoughton, Massachusetts, recorded a staggering 30.9 inches of snowfall by Saturday night, the NWS said. And winds in parts of Barnstable County, Massachusetts, where Cape Cod is located, reached 81 mph Saturday, the service said.
Here are some notable snowfall records:
- Atlantic City, New Jersey: The city crushed its all-time January snowfall record by Saturday, reaching a monthly total of 33.2 inches of snow. The prior monthly record of 20.3 inches was set in January 1987. The city's 14 inches of snow Saturday also beat its previous record for the calendar date, which was set in 2014 at 7.3 inches.
- Boston: Logan International Airport tallied at least 23.6 inches of snow by Saturday night, said the NWS, making Saturday the snowiest January day Boston has recorded and tying the record for biggest 1-day snowfall total. The previous record was set on January 27.
- Central Park, New York: The iconic park saw 7.3 inches on Saturday, beating the previous record for January 29 of 4.7 inches set in 1904.
- Philadelphia: The city was hit with 5.8 inches of snow Saturday, beating the previous calendar day record of 5 inches set on January 29, 1904.