New Yorkers were bombarded with weather alerts today, warning them of an impending “snow squall.”
The term, seemingly unfamiliar to most, is defined as an “intense short-lived burst of heavy snowfall that leads to a quick reduction in visibilities and is often accompanied by gusty winds,” according to weather.gov.
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Many New Yorkers poked fun at the snowstorm’s unusual name, taking to social media to show their reactions. Editor in chief of Fashionista.com Tyler McCall reacted by reimagining a well-known line from the hit film “Mean Girls.”
New York weather Twitter rn pic.twitter.com/F81x5VaoOo
— Tyler McCall (@eiffeltyler) December 18, 2019
The Strand Book Store, for another, reacted to the snow squall itself with a gif of actor Nick Offerman.
— Strand Book Store (@strandbookstore) December 18, 2019
Scroll on for more reactions to New York City’s snow squall.
Squall Me By Your Name pic.twitter.com/6Es9VE9yOk
— Nicole Goodkind (@NicoleGoodkind) December 18, 2019
— Logan Leavitt (@LoganLeavitt) December 18, 2019
— Full Picture (@Full_Picture) December 18, 2019
Every New Yorker the moment it started snowing despite Snow Squall warnings all afternoon pic.twitter.com/DSt6Tt495g
— Nicole Pavez (@nicolennewyork) December 18, 2019
Hello, 911? What in the hell is a snow squall?! Yes…I’ll hold pic.twitter.com/Emblxbv79H
— Victor Ortiz (@victorortiz14) December 18, 2019
Everyone googling snow squall right now: pic.twitter.com/AN3ELI0QzN
— DESUS & MERO on SHOWTIME (@SHODesusAndMero) December 18, 2019
— Preeti Desai🌿 (@preetalina) December 18, 2019
Historians will remember it as The Great Squall of 2019. Where were you?
Video courtesy: Lucie G. pic.twitter.com/zcEngYhbjy
— Willie Geist (@WillieGeist) December 18, 2019
WHAT IS A SNOW SQUALL ARE WE GONNA DIE
— Brendan Kuty (@BrendanKutyNJ) December 18, 2019
Just got my first ever snow squall alert. What an incredible time to be alive.
— Nicolle Wallace (@NicolleDWallace) December 18, 2019
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