The 12 Funniest Responses to Winter Storm Jonas

Blizzard jokes, tweets, and one panda nobody should miss.

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This weekend “Will be whiter than the Oscars,” The New York Post prophesied hours before Winter Storm Jonas dumped more than two feet of snow across 20 Eastern and Southern states. Faced with one of the biggest blizzards ever to hit New York City and Washington D.C., millions of afflicted citizens locked themselves indoors and responded to the storm with the gravity it deserved: by cracking jokes on Twitter. Here are some of our favorites.

Name of The Beast…

“Of course the other big story right now is Winter Storm Jonas, which could drop over two feet of snow on parts of the Northeast. Meteorologists say Winter Storm Jonas wasn’t that strong until it left its brothers, Joe and Kevin.”  —Jimmy Fallon

Preparing for Snowmageddon…

— Alie Martell (@aliemartell) January 21, 2016

— not a guy (@NicCageMatch) January 22, 2016

Braving The Storm

“The Snow Gods reserve special contempt for those who don’t respect their ability to bring human activity to a standstill,” David Dudley wrote in the New York Times. “A snowstorm rewards indolence and punishes the go-getters, which is only one of the many reasons it’s the best natural disaster there is.”

— Chris Pinckney (@cpinck) January 23, 2016

— ☕netw3rk (@netw3rk) January 21, 2016

This Bears Repeating…

As some of you may know, no single joke is more satisfying than this footage of a panda at Smithsonian’s National Zoo playing in the snow and LOVING it:

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