The scene in Washington, D.C. on Saturday is a sea of white, thanks to a crippling storm that could dump up to 30 inches of snow in some areas.

While the potentially historic blizzard is extremely dangerous, the local wildlife in D.C. seem to be enjoying themselves. A video captured in Cleveland Park in the early morning hours on Saturday shows a herd of deer frolicking carelessly in the snowy conditions. (Source)

The Blizzard of 2016 will continue to evolve and shut down travel through Saturday from Washington, D.C., to Philadelphia and New York City, with some areas of the mid-Atlantic receiving 1-3 feet of snow and strong winds.

Snowfall totals have reached a foot and a half across Washington, D.C. and Baltimore by midday on Saturday and will continue to pile up from Philadelphia to New York City into Saturday night.

Snowfall rates from Washington, D.C. to New York City and westward into portions of Maryland and Pennsylvania will be 1-3 inches per hour at times. Thunder and lightning could accompany the heavy snow in some locations.In some communities, roads could be blocked and the power could be out for days. Multiple state officials have declared a state of emergency and are urging people to stay off the roads or risk being stranded during the storm.


A herd of deer were spotted frolicking in Cleveland Park in Washington, D.C.
Posted by Mashable on Saturday, January 23, 2016

Responses to "A herd of deer were spotted frolicking in Cleveland Park in Washington, D.C."

  1. Frolicking? I don't think so. Trying to find cover or food.

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