“I don’t know what you would call it, Code Orange or just full on panic, but just sitting here and listening to the radio and watching television, you hear about the power outages, downed wires, ‘stay inside.’
"You know by all means if you leave your home you will die! That's seems to be the message here.”
That's veteran Moscow reporter Charles Maynes, who happens to be in Washington, DC just as the dangerous winter storm named Jonas by the National Weather Service was striking the capital.
In Moscow, he says, people may be a bit more snow resilient.