The snow is cutting into some valuable shopping time, as the holidays approach.
But in Manchester, the weather wasn't enough to keep people from hitting the Buckland Hills Mall.
With six days before Christmas, some say they didn't want to lose a shopping day to the first storm of the season. To them, the snow means smaller crowds and shorter lines at the checkout.
Plows are keeping the roads in and around malls snowfree.
Buckland Hills is open until 11 p.m. Friday and does not plan to close early. Mall employees are busy stocking for tomorrow.
Mall management expects the Saturday before Christmas to be one of the busiest days of the year.