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Blizzard wallops U.S. Northeast, closes roads

A Long Island Railroad train is seen on snowy tracks in Port Washington, New York February 8, 2013. The northeastern United States braced on Friday morning for a blizzard that could drop up to three feet (nearly one meter) of snow through Saturday and bring travel to a halt. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A Long Island Railroad train is seen on snowy tracks in Port Washington, New York February 8, 2013. The northeastern United States braced on Friday morning for a blizzard that could drop up to three feet (nearly one meter) of snow through Saturday...more

A Long Island Railroad train is seen on snowy tracks in Port Washington, New York February 8, 2013. The northeastern United States braced on Friday morning for a blizzard that could drop up to three feet (nearly one meter) of snow through Saturday and bring travel to a halt. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Pedestrians walk through the Boston Commons as snow begins to accumulate in Boston, Massachusetts February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Pedestrians walk through the Boston Commons as snow begins to accumulate in Boston, Massachusetts February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Pedestrians walk through the Boston Commons as snow begins to accumulate in Boston, Massachusetts February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A pedestrian crosses Beacon Street as snow begins to accumulate in Boston, Massachusetts February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A pedestrian crosses Beacon Street as snow begins to accumulate in Boston, Massachusetts February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A pedestrian crosses Beacon Street as snow begins to accumulate in Boston, Massachusetts February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A stop sign is seen covered in snow in Pelham, New York on February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A stop sign is seen covered in snow in Pelham, New York on February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A stop sign is seen covered in snow in Pelham, New York on February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A man stands with an umbrella covered in snow along a street in Port Washington, New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A man stands with an umbrella covered in snow along a street in Port Washington, New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A man stands with an umbrella covered in snow along a street in Port Washington, New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A pedestrian walks into wind-driven snow in Boston, Massachusetts February 8, 2013 at the beginning of what is forecasted to be a major winter snow storm. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A pedestrian walks into wind-driven snow in Boston, Massachusetts February 8, 2013 at the beginning of what is forecasted to be a major winter snow storm. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A pedestrian walks into wind-driven snow in Boston, Massachusetts February 8, 2013 at the beginning of what is forecasted to be a major winter snow storm. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Passengers ride an AirTrain travelling past United Airlines passenger jets during the arrival of a winter storm at the Newark Liberty International airport, New Jersey, February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Passengers ride an AirTrain travelling past United Airlines passenger jets during the arrival of a winter storm at the Newark Liberty International airport, New Jersey, February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Passengers ride an AirTrain travelling past United Airlines passenger jets during the arrival of a winter storm at the Newark Liberty International airport, New Jersey, February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A worker is reflected in the glass wall of a bus stop as he shovels the snow off the steps of the Boston Public Library in Boston, Massachusetts February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A worker is reflected in the glass wall of a bus stop as he shovels the snow off the steps of the Boston Public Library in Boston, Massachusetts February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A worker is reflected in the glass wall of a bus stop as he shovels the snow off the steps of the Boston Public Library in Boston, Massachusetts February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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The flight schedule board at LaGuardia Airport is seen in New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The flight schedule board at LaGuardia Airport is seen in New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The flight schedule board at LaGuardia Airport is seen in New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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The flight schedule board at LaGuardia Airport is seen in New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The flight schedule board at LaGuardia Airport is seen in New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The flight schedule board at LaGuardia Airport is seen in New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A traveler takes a photo of a flight schedule board at LaGuardia Airport in New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A traveler takes a photo of a flight schedule board at LaGuardia Airport in New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A traveler takes a photo of a flight schedule board at LaGuardia Airport in New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Cars are seen lined up outside a gas station in Queens borough of New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Cars are seen lined up outside a gas station in Queens borough of New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Cars are seen lined up outside a gas station in Queens borough of New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Cars are seen lined up outside a Getty fueling station in Manhasset, New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Cars are seen lined up outside a Getty fueling station in Manhasset, New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Cars are seen lined up outside a Getty fueling station in Manhasset, New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A sign is seen on a fuel pump at a fueling station in Manhasset, New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A sign is seen on a fuel pump at a fueling station in Manhasset, New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A sign is seen on a fuel pump at a fueling station in Manhasset, New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Winter storms are seen over the northeastern United States in this February 8, 2013 GOES satellite image courtesy of NOAA. REUTERS/NOAA/Handout

Winter storms are seen over the northeastern United States in this February 8, 2013 GOES satellite image courtesy of NOAA. REUTERS/NOAA/Handout

Winter storms are seen over the northeastern United States in this February 8, 2013 GOES satellite image courtesy of NOAA. REUTERS/NOAA/Handout
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A man fills up a gas tank at a fuelling station in the Queens borough of New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A man fills up a gas tank at a fuelling station in the Queens borough of New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A man fills up a gas tank at a fuelling station in the Queens borough of New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A sign stating is seen on a fueling pump of a Mobil Station in Queens borough of New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A sign stating is seen on a fueling pump of a Mobil Station in Queens borough of New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A sign stating is seen on a fueling pump of a Mobil Station in Queens borough of New York February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Winter storms are seen over Canada and the northeastern United States in this February 7, 2013 GOES satellite image courtesy of NOAA. REUTERS/NOAA/Handout

Winter storms are seen over Canada and the northeastern United States in this February 7, 2013 GOES satellite image courtesy of NOAA. REUTERS/NOAA/Handout

Winter storms are seen over Canada and the northeastern United States in this February 7, 2013 GOES satellite image courtesy of NOAA. REUTERS/NOAA/Handout
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