It’s beginning to look a lot less like Halloween

Workers clear snow in NYC
This image taken by Jessica Rinaldi of Reuters shows workers in New York City clearing a sidewalk–a sidewalk decorated for Halloween 2011..

The Northeast United States, including the big cities along the I95 corridor, had a rare early season snowstorm today–dumping about a foot of snow in certain places. Thousands are without power Saturday night in the wake of the event..

EarthInformer headquarters was hit, too.. Pumpkins are covered. Ground is white. And it looks a lot more like Christmas than the season of the witch.