Photo Gallery: Your Pictures and Videos of the Blizzard of 2016

Snowzilla, Jonas, the Blizzard of 2016… Whatever you want to call it, you’re not likely to forget it. We all have our own stories of this historic storm, which is why it has been so fun to see it through your eyes. Lots of readers have submitted their photos and videos for this article, and here are many of our favorites. Thanks for all the excellent submissions!

If you’d like to share your views of the snowstorm, tag your Instagram photos with #modernrestonblizzard. While you’re there, follow us @modernreston, and be sure to say hi. We love to hear from you guys.


Raba Letteri: “Aaron is celebrating that the school is closed.”



Michelle Hamilton: “Measuring 31 in. of snowfall in North Point!”


This. #cat #cats #catsofinstagram #starwars #hoth #tauntaun #snowzilla #lukeskywalker

A photo posted by @agnes_nutter on



Ruchi Angrish



Laurentina Photography: “Outdoor dining, anyone?”




Lomurella Lomurelle



A video posted by @abbyschopp on



Regan Armstrong Lamb: “Jumping from one gigantic snow mound to the next!”




Moira Callaghan: “New and unusual household chores.”


Deck jumper #modernrestonblizzard

A photo posted by Courtneypark (@courtneypark) on



Dawnika Chillz




From Raquel Witkin: “1pm on the 23rd, three venti’s high and windy in North Reston!”



Mary Tina Carr: “Loving the Moguls!”


Peaceful path. #reston #modernrestonblizzard #snowzilla

A photo posted by @pam.borland on


The birds seem to be loving the snow! #snowzilla #birds #cardinal #snow

A photo posted by @agnes_nutter on



Chris Newmann: “Snow fort for 3.”



A video posted by Michelle Schoening (@mjschoening) on



Katarzyna Siedlecki: “My daughter loving her first snow!”



A photo posted by @abbyschopp on



Wendy Cook: “The Marik’s in Tall Oaks built a snow fort fire circle complete with snow benches atop the mound of snow in the middle of the cluster. Wine for bigs and hot cocoa for littles ’round a warm fire under a full moon!”



Cassie Gainey II


Bridget and Frank Fico #modernrestonblizzard

A photo posted by Bridget Fico (@ficobc) on



Nikki West: “Snow much fun!”



Marylee Moore Querolo: “#onelabdeep”



Lisa Bailey Johnston: “Reston trails 1/25”



Cassie Gainey II: “I love my balcony view.”

Many thanks to all our readers who submitted photos and videos for this article! We have had so much looking through all your wonderful images!

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