BROOKLYN - It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Snow has quickly accumulated, completely coating the borough in white.

Area residents had their shovels and ice scrapers out, and some say they didn't mind braving the elements in exchange for the scenic view.

The city's Department of Sanitation says it was fully prepared for the snowfall. 

For extended video of snowfall in the Brooklyn, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612.