Watch the Northeast Nor'easter Form in NASA/NOAA Animation

The east coast was bracing for a significant nor’easter on Monday, March 13, with up to two feet of snow predicted for the New York City region. Forecasters said the snowfall total could be historic.

Blizzard warnings and winter storm warnings were in effect from Washington to Boston on Monday afternoon.

This NASA satellite animation shows the storm forming over the United States from March 11-13. Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project via Storyful

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