Boston student dorm fills with snow after leaving window open

As winter storm Kenen brought huge amounts of snow to parts of the United States this weekend, many Americans stayed warm and dry at home.

But for a distracted Boston University student, the house wasn’t as warm or dry after leaving her window wide open overnight and spending the evening at her boyfriend’s house.

The next morning, much of the two feet of snow dumped on Boston had blown inside his bedroom, piling up in fluffy white inches on his bed, desk, and floor.

Snowbound in her boyfriend’s apartment, the young woman, known only as Ashlyn, didn’t even know her room looked like the North Pole until her freezing housemates let themselves in to investigate a powerful draft coming from his door.

A Boston student left her window open and left all night as a snowstorm raged through the city, dumping several inches of snow in her room

The student, named Ashlyn, insisted she only left her window a

The student, named Ashlyn, insisted she only left her window a ‘crack’ but was left wide open to the elements

She spent the night at her boyfriend's house and locked his door, not knowing her room was filling with snow

She spent the night at her boyfriend’s house and locked his door, not knowing her room was filling with snow

Ashlyn’s icy mistake was shared by her roommate, who passes @youaintseenothingg on TikTok.

“The consequences of leaving your apartment window open during a Boston blizzard,” wrote the TikToker.

She and a third housemate, Bella, appear to have been home during the snowstorm, but were uncomfortable with how cold it was inside their apartment on Saturday morning.

“I’m a little frozen,” the TikToker sent Bella.

Bella nodded, sending back a picture of her closed window, which had a light coating of what looked like snow inside.

Suddenly, Bella seemed to realize that the rush of cold air was coming from behind Ashlyn’s closed door and texted her.

The next morning his housemates - a woman named Bella and another, unnamed (pictured) - were complaining about how cold it was in their flat

The next morning his housemates – a woman named Bella and another, unnamed (pictured) – were complaining about how cold it was in their flat

Ice had formed in one of their bedrooms and they soon discovered that the cold was coming from Ashlyn's bedroom.

Ice had formed in one of their bedrooms and they soon discovered that the cold was coming from Ashlyn's bedroom.

Ice had formed in one of their bedrooms and they soon discovered that the cold was coming from Ashlyn’s bedroom.

Once Ashlyn told them where her spare bedroom key was, they went to investigate.

Once Ashlyn told them where her spare bedroom key was, they went to investigate.

Ashlyn admitted she left her window open but insisted it was just a ‘crack’ and asked her housemates to use her spare key to get into the bedroom and close it .

Turnkey and dressed in warm winter coats, Bella and the TikToker walked into Ashlyn’s bedroom – where the window was wide open.

During the night, the storm had covered the chamber with snow, probably damaging much of what was inside.

The video shows a bed completely covered in snow, with about an inch or two covering most of the ground.

Ashlyn’s desk and chair were also covered, as were a pair of shoes on the floor.

Her roommates were kind enough to not only close the window, but also start cleaning up the mess with a dustpan.

Snow covered her bed, desk, chair and floor, likely destroying her mattress

Snow covered her bed, desk, chair and floor, likely destroying her mattress

Responding to commenters, the TikToker said Ashlyn is from California, so she may not be used to such extreme weather conditions.

Responding to commenters, the TikToker said Ashlyn is from California, so she may not be used to such extreme weather conditions.

The shocking video has gone viral, with 2.3 million views in just two days.

Responding to commenters, the TikToker said Ashlyn is from California, so she may not be used to such extreme weather conditions.

Although Ashlyn’s housemates appear to have been kind to the mistake, commenters are horrified that she left the window open during a snowstorm – and did so by locking her bedroom door, which had an impact on the temperature of the rest of the apartment.

“Why is her window even open in the first place, it’s been so cold all week,” one wrote.

“Okay so she can pay the heating bill this month,” wrote another, while a third said she would have to pay “rent and all utilities for the month.”

“Who leaves their window open in winter in the northeast? writes a fourth.

‘I wouldn’t have been so nice. Sorry… but I’m not sorry,” one more said, while another called him “irresponsible.”

At least one commenter offered helpful advice, telling women to get a dehumidifier to minimize the damage.

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