Winter storm Skylar has officially reached blizzard status in Boston, with the National Weather Service (NWS) reporting 3+ hours of blizzard conditions as of 12pm.

A blizzard is defined as having sustained winds or frequent gusts over 35+ mph and considerable falling and/or blowing snow reducing visibility to less than 1/4 mile for more than 3 hours. NWS reported 8 inches of snow in the city as of 2pm, with many more expected to fall.

Above photos by Amanda Stoll.

See more neighborhood photos posted on social media below:

Snow versus toddler. #citykid #boston #bostonstorm #toddlerlife #northend #snowday

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Finally, no line at Giacomo’s! #noreaster #blizzard #boston #northend #snow

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