A major storm is heading for Seattle and the hospital is preparing for an influx of patients. Alex brings Jo's boyfriend to the hospital after finding him badly beaten; after being treated, Alex threatens him not to report Jo to the police. Matthew proposes to April. Ethan's father wakes up after nine days in a coma, crushing Owen's dreams of adopting Ethan. Meredith falls down a staircase, but the baby is confirmed to be fine. Dr. Bailey is still hesitant to have contact with patients. Following their surgery, Arizona and Dr. Boswell have a close encounter in an on-call room. As the storm rolls in and the power goes out, Meredith goes into labor.