Before Wednesday, she had only seen snow once in her life, while on vacation in Chicago.
Forecasters warned that the same system termed by some as resembling a "winter hurricane" could soon strengthen into a "bomb cyclone" as it rolls up the East Coast, bringing hurricane-force winds, coastal flooding and up to a foot of snow.
Officials issued storm warnings for parts of Florida and Georgia, the eastern Carolinas, southeast Virginia and the cities of Savannah, Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Wilmington and Norfolk.
New York City was under a winter storm watch, with between three and six inches (8-15 centimeters) of snow expected from Wednesday night through Thursday. State highway officials also closed parts of Interstate 10, between Capital Circle Southwest to Live Oak in Suwanee County due to ice on the roadway. The police in Tallahassee urged residents to use "extreme caution" on the roads and to bundle up if they were going to head outside in the snow and cold.
It marks the first snowfall in 28 years in Tallahassee.
"It's just so nuts", Goldstein said.
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This time, the snow accumulation was more significant farther north in Georgia, where homeowners reported a half-inch of snow in Valdosta.
Up to two-tenths of an inch of ice was reported in Charleston County, South Carolina, before precipitation changed to snow on the afternoon of January 3.
Due to weather conditions, some airlines are allowing passengers to rebook flights without paying a cancellation fee -including American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue and United Airlines as near-blizzard conditions are expected to blast through the eastern United States.
The unusual weather is from the same storm that promises to wallop the NY region on Thursday with up to a foot or more of snow forecast in some parts.
Canadians, particularly those in the east, should prepare for a bombardment of snow this week that will result fr oma rapidly building weather system in Florida. A massive front is bringing some of the coldest temperatures in years to parts of Florida.