Photo Gallery: NYC, New England brace for 1 to 3 feet of snow 16/44

A pedestrian braces into the wind walking on Boston City Hall plaza as snow falls on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. A major winter storm is heading toward the U.S. Northeast with up to 2 feet of snow expected for a Boston-area region that has seen mostly bare ground this winter. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) ORG XMIT: MAEA107