4. SOUNDBITE (English) Alyssa Burnham, mother of boy playing in snow:
"He's always excited tot have a day where we can go out and play in the snow it is kind of a break from his regular routine, Now with COVID the kids don't get snow days anymore everything is remote learning It's fun for him to just get out here and be a kid."
5. Boy playing in snow
6. Person walking dog
7. Tight on dog
8. Various shots of the New York Stock Exchange
9. Various, people clearing snow with snowblower and shovels
Instead of closing schools and giving students snow days, the latest winter storm is shutting down vaccination sites and snarling other pandemic-related services in many states that could see as much as a foot of snow by Monday evening.
The National Weather Service says the snow will be a "prolonged event" lasting until Monday night or Tuesday morning.
Hundreds of flights were canceled at the region's major airports on Monday. Transportation officials said on Twitter that 81% of flights were canceled at New York's LaGuardia Airport and 75% at Newark Liberty Airport.
Amtrak canceled all Acela service between Boston and Washington and Pennsylvanian service between New York and Pittsburgh. Amtrak's Northeast Regional, Keystone Service and Empire Service were operating on limited or modified schedules.
All New Jersey Transit trains and buses were suspended, except for the Atlantic City Rail Line. New York Waterway ferries were suspended.