Blizzard 2017: 10 photos of Winter Storm Stella as snow batters the East Coast

Hey, did you know it's snowing outside?

If you live anywhere in the U.S. Northeast and have access to a window, you probably know that winter storm Stella — a powerful nor'easter that's battering New York, Boston, Philadelphia and other cities with heavy snow and harsh winds — has arrived. 

Here's what the late-season storm looked like as it brought the region to a standstill:

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