BBC website readers have been sending their images of the heavy storms that have swept the US Midwest and Canada. Photo: Neil Mcaliskey, Sylvania, Ohio, USA
Joe Boatwright: "This was taken on Friday as we struggled to clear the record snowfall is suburban Columbus, Ohio USA."
A record 20 inches (50cm) of snow has fallen in Columbus, Ohio. Photo: Jim Seibert, Columbus.
Dave Hudelson, Columbus, Ohio: "Saturday morning's work shovelling led to afternoon play in an igloo. My son Stuart and daughter Elizabeth are pictured."
In Canada, air traffic via Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa was disrupted by the same storm system that hit Ohio, US. Photo: Greg Cook by Teresa Cook, Aurora, Ontario, Canada.
Barbara Elve, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: "A friendly neighbour. The picture was taken during the height of the snow storm.
"The neighbourhood clean-up the morning after 37.5 cm of snow fell in Waterloo, Ontario."
Richmond, Ontario, Canada. Photo: Steven Hale
Dr Paul Pearson, Kentucky: "Louisville had about 14 inches - it started snowing on Friday at about 0800 and didn't stop until lunchtime on Saturday."
James Kingdon: "This was taken in the morning after the storm came through the Toronto area."
Mary Jane McKelvey, Fergus, Ontario: "Everybody went to the grocery store on Friday to stock up on things before the storm." You can send your photos to: email@example.com.