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Winter storm in Northeast, Jan. 3, 2014

A storm dropped a blanket of light, powdery snow across the Northeast and ushered in frigid temperatures Friday that were unusual even for cities accustomed to blasts of winter weather. (Photos by AP)

Winter Weather Maine
A vehicle sits upside down after spinning out of control on Interstate 295 during a snowstorm, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in Portland, Maine. There have been multiple report of spin-offs and roll-overs on Maine highways during the latest storm to hit the Northeast. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

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A bank thermometer reads in the single digits on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in Hazleton, Pa. Northern and eastern Pennsylvania saw 6 to 8 inches of snow, while southern and western Pennsylvania saw 2 to 5 inches, the National Weather Service said. (AP Photo/Hazleton Standard-Speaker, Eric Conover)

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Tow operators work to salvage a wrecked Jeep as Fuller Hose Co. Lt. Chris Skrekla, right, searches for the vehicle identification number after two people were injured in a rollover accident on westbound Interstate 90 just west of the Bort Road overpass in North East Township, near Erie, Pa. on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. Pennsylvania State Police responded to numerous accidents in the area early Friday due to wintry weather. (AP Photo/Erie Times-News, Greg Wohlford) TV OUT; MAGS OUT

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A man walks in the snow down a road along the shore in Scituate, Mass., Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. A winter storm slammed into the U.S. Northeast with howling winds and frigid cold, dumping nearly 2 feet (60 centimeters) of snow in some parts and whipping up blizzard-like conditions Friday. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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APTOPIX NY Winter Weather
A man clears snow from a vehicle on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. A winter storm slammed into the U.S. Northeast with howling winds and frigid cold, dumping nearly two feet (60 centimeters) of snow in some parts and whipping up blizzard-like conditions Friday. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

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A tractor-trailer overturned in the 3900 block of Molly Pitcher Highway soussth of Chambersburg, Pa. during the year's first snowsstorm Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. The driver of the truck was not injured during the crash. Passersby helped the driver exit the cab. Slippery road conditions may have contributed to several accidents during the storm. (AP Photo/Public Opinion, Markell DeLoatch)

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Winter Weather Illinois
Ice floats on the surface of Lake Michigan Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in Chicago. Single-digit temperatures are hitting Illinois after the state was blanketed in snow. Meanwhile, residents are bracing for a deep freeze. Highs early next week likely won't reach zero and wind chills could sink to 45 below. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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Winter Weather New Hampshire
Jack Keefe surfs in the Atlantic Ocean on the coast of Hampton, N.H., after a winter storm kicked up the surf, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

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APTOPIX Winter Weather
A tattered flag flies by a flooded yard along the shore in Scituate, Mass., Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. A blustering winter storm that dropped nearly 2 feet of snow just north of Boston, shut down major highways in New York and Pennsylvania and forced U.S. airlines to cancel thousands of flights nationwide menaced the Northeast on Friday with howling winds and frigid temperatures. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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A truck plows past downed wires along the shore in Scituate, Mass., Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. A winter storm that dropped nearly 2 feet of snow just north of Boston, temporarily shut down major highways in New York and Pennsylvania and forced airlines to cancel thousands of flights nationwide menaced the Northeast on Friday with howling winds and dangerously cold temperatures. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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A woman helps a man maneuver his walker through snow in the Chinatown section of New York, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. New York City public schools were closed Friday after up to 7 inches of snow fell by morning in the first snowstorm of the winter - and the first test of new Mayor Bill de Blasio hours after he was sworn in. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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A person laying on bench tries to stay warm under a pile of blankets near the East River in New York, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. New York City public schools were closed Friday after up to 7 inches of snow fell by morning in the first snowstorm of the winter - and the first test of new Mayor Bill de Blasio hours after he was sworn in. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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Brooke Dolan clears snow outside her barn in Boxford, Mass. for her goats, Oreo and Mocha, on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. A winter storm that dropped nearly 2 feet of snow just north of Boston, temporarily shut down major highways in New York and Pennsylvania and forced airlines to cancel thousands of flights nationwide menaced the Northeast on Friday with howling winds and dangerously cold temperatures. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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Houses line a flooded street along the shore in Scituate, Mass., Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. A blustering winter storm that dropped nearly 2 feet of snow just north of Boston, shut down major highways in New York and Pennsylvania and forced U.S. airlines to cancel thousands of flights nationwide menaced the Northeast on Friday with howling winds and frigid temperatures. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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APTOPIX Winter Weather
Pedestrians brave wind and snow as they cross Fifth Avenue, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in New York. New York City public schools were closed Friday after up to 7 inches of snow fell by morning in the first snowstorm of the winter. A winter storm slammed into the U.S. Northeast with howling winds and frigid cold, dumping nearly 2 feet (60 centimeters) of snow in some parts and whipping up blizzard-like conditions Friday. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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Workers clear snow from a pedestrian passageway at the Astoria Blvd. subway station, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in the Queens borough of New York. New York City public schools were closed Friday after up to 7 inches of snow fell by morning in the first snowstorm of the winter. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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Albany firefighter Chris Kollias helps motorists jump start a vehicle on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. The National Weather Service has posted winter storm warnings through Friday morning in most of the state. Temperatures are in the single digits or below zero, with the wind making it feel as cold as 20-30 below zero in some areas.(AP Photo/Mike Groll)

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APTOPIX Winter Weather
Children make a snow pile in Times Square, during a snowstorm, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in New York. The storm is expected to bring snow, stiff winds and punishing cold into the Northeast. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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APTOPIX Winter Weather
Ashawn Creque, 6, right, catches snowflakes on his tongue as his brother Amari Brady, 5, follows on their way home from a clinic on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in York, Pa. Northern and eastern Pennsylvania saw 6 to 8 inches of snow, while southern and western Pennsylvania saw 2 to 5 inches, the National Weather Service said Friday. (AP Photo/York Daily Record, Chris Dunn) YORK DISPATCH OUT

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Traffic crawls through the wind and snow on the RFK Bridge, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in the Queens borough of New York. New York City public schools were closed Friday after up to 7 inches of snow fell by morning in the first snowstorm of the winter. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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Winter Weather Mid Atlantic
A man takes photos of snowmen with the Capitol in the background, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in Washington. After a storm blew through the Washington region overnight, roads are being cleared and many schools systems are closed. The federal government and the District of Columbia government will be open Friday, but workers have the option to take leave or telework. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

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Residents dig out their cars after an overnight snowstorm Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in the Queens borough of New York. The National Weather Service said snowfall totals ranged from 6 inches in Central Park to 11 inches in Oceanside, on Long Island. (AP Photo/Daniel P. Derella)

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Snow falls around a member of the York Area United Fire and Rescue as he gathers up a hose after the department responded to a fire call in Spring Garden Township, Pa., Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. Northern and eastern Pennsylvania saw 6 to 8 inches of snow, while southern and western Pennsylvania saw 2 to 5 inches, the National Weather Service said Friday. (AP Photo/York Daily Record, Jason Plotkin) YORK DISPATCH OUT

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Winter Weather Mid Atlantic
A light dusting of snow from an overnight storm covers the statutes at the Korean War Memorial in Washington early Friday morning Jan. 3, 2014. After a storm blew through the Washington region overnight, roads are being cleared and many schools systems are closed. The federal government and the District of Columbia government will be open Friday, but workers have the option to take leave or telework. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

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Zachary Greenstein, 10, races downhill ahead of the pack in Silver Spring, Md., Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, as they play in the snow that blew over the region overnight and suspended classes in Montgomery County, Md., and closed many schools in the Washington region. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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APTOPIX Winter Weather Mid Atlantic
A jogger runs on the National Mall, with the Washington Monument in the background, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in Washington. After a storm blew through the Washington region overnight, roads are being cleared and many schools systems are closed. The federal government and the District of Columbia government will be open Friday, but workers have the option to take leave or telework. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

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A pedestrian uses his cross-country skies on 58th Street during his morning commute, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in New York. New York City public schools were closed Friday after up to 7 inches of snow fell by morning in the first snowstorm of the winter. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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Winter Weather Maryland
In this photo taken on Thursday evening, Jan. 2, 2014, Lawyer's Mall and the Maryland State House are blanketed in white as snow falls in Annapolis, Md. The area received about 4 inches of snow Thursday evening, before ending early Friday morning. (AP Photo/Capital Gazette, Matthew Cole)

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Winter Weather Mid Atlantic
Snowmen sit in front of the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, after a winter snow storm in the nation's capital. After a storm blew through the Washington region overnight, roads are being cleared and many schools systems are closed. The federal government and the District of Columbia government will be open Friday, but workers have the option to take leave or telework. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

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Liam Necina is pulled along in a snow sled on 58th Street by his mother Noreen, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in New York. New York City public schools were closed Friday after up to 7 inches of snow fell by morning in the first snowstorm of the winter. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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Snow covers the tarmac as a plane taxis toward a gate at Newark Liberty International Airport, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in Newark, N.J. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie declared state of emergency Thursday, urging residents to stay home. Schools were closed as temperatures reached below 20 degrees with wind-chills below zero in some places. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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Winter Weather Mid Atlantic
Letter carrier Danny Kim clears snow and ice as he climbs on the hood of his mail delivery truck in the parking lot at the U.S. Post Office in Bethesda, Md., Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. Kim said that despite the storm resulting in many closing of local school systems, he and his colleagues were working on an unchanged schedule. A winter storm that swept across the Midwest this week blew through the Northeast and its biggest cities on Friday, producing more than a foot of snow in spots, giving rise to wind gusts that threatened trees and power lines, and leaving bone-chilling cold in its wake. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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With the temperature a frightful 3 degrees Fahrenheit, Drue Ford shovels snow wearing a face mask to guard against frostbite, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in Brunswick, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

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APTOPIX Winter Weather
This Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows the blanket of snow that stretches from the Midwest across to New England after a massive winter storm moved over the region. Many areas received up to or more than a foot of snow, and the National Weather Service is warning that another system is moving across the Plains with the potential to bring more snow to the Midwest and Great Lakes regions on Jan. 4. (AP Photo/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

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Alex Herrick, Adam Scirico and Peter Herrick clear a section of Hampton Manor Lake to play ice hockey on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in East Greenbush, N.Y. Upstate New York on Friday had temperatures in the single digits with below-zero wind chills. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

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