The formation of the “nor’easter” or “bomb cyclone” that brought snow and high winds to the US East Coast can be seen in this video clip of GOES-16 weather satellite infrared imagery over a 24 hour period:

With visible light:

A view of the storm on Thursday:

A time lapse view of the whole US for a three day period that included the the formation of the cyclone that creates a nor’easter:

Some articles about the weather: