Visitors check on the Cloud Gate known as The Bean during a heavy snow storm at the Millennium Park in Chicago on Feb. 1, 2015.
Kamil Krzaczynski—EPA
February 2, 2015 3:05 PM EST

Snow socked the Northeast again on Monday, crippling major airports and hindering the recovery from the blizzard last week. Forecasters warned that brutal cold would follow, raising the threat of a flash freeze and an icy mess on Tuesday.

In New England, the snow on Monday fell as fast as 3 inches an hour. By early afternoon, Lunenberg, Massachusetts, had more than 13 inches — and that was on top of what still had to be cleared from the blizzard.

New York got a mix of snow and freezing rain, complicating the commute…

Read the rest of the story from our partners at NBC News

Read next: New Winter Storm Heading Toward the East Coast

Listen to the most important stories of the day.

More Must-Read Stories From TIME

Contact us at

Read More From TIME
You May Also Like