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Snow-Weary Northeast Gets... More Snow

Another winter storm dumps 12 to 19 inches on East Coast
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 27, 2011 7:25 AM CST

(Newser) – Canceled flights, stranded passengers, closed schools: Yes, another storm walloped the already storm-weary East Coast last night, dumping anywhere from 12 to 19 inches of snow across the region. In and around Washington, DC, more than 400,000 customers were left without power; in Philadelphia, 1,500 people were stranded at the airport when more than 400 flights were canceled last night; and in New York, even the Statue of Liberty was closed due to snow.

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Some parts of New England were still seeing snow fall this morning, and in Portsmouth, NH, the public works director says they’re running out of places to put the snow: “We probably have a five-story snow dump right now. It's time to get a lift up on it and we could probably do a ski run.” In Massachusetts, high winds of up to 49mph made traveling on icy roads even more dangerous; in the Mid-Atlantic region, the snow was joined by thunder and lightning. The region has seen above-average snowfall this season, the AP reports.
(Read more winter weather stories.)

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