Photos: Winter storm hammers the northeast US

Photos: Winter storm hammers the northeast US

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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 03: A man digs his car out in Brooklyn following a snow storm that left up to 8 inches of snow on January 3, 2014 in New York, United States. The major winter snowstorm, which forced New York City public schools to close and shut down the Long Island Expressway, is being viewed as a test for the new mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio. Dangerously cold temperates are predicted for the day and evening hours. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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Posted on January 3, 2014 at 10:57 AM

Updated Monday, Jan 6 at 12:56 PM

BOSTON -- 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. The storm, which shut down major highways temporarily and grounded flights, was blamed for at least nine deaths in the eastern half of the country.


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The nor'easter was accompanied by plummeting temperatures that on Friday morning reached 8 degrees below zero in Burlington, Vt., with a wind chill of 29 below, and 2 degrees in Boston, with a wind chill of minus 20. It dumped 23 inches of snow in Boxford, Mass., and 18 inches in parts of western New York near Rochester. Thirteen inches of snow fell in Boston, while Lakewood, N.J., got 10 inches and New York City's Central Park got 6.
 

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