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Deadly ice storm turns Atlanta into parking lot, strands thousands

Icicles are seen forming on a fountain during winter at Jackson Square Park in New Orleans, Louisiana January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Icicles are seen forming on a fountain during winter at Jackson Square Park in New Orleans, Louisiana January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Icicles are seen forming on a fountain during winter at Jackson Square Park in New Orleans, Louisiana January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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A man walks to work early Wednesday morning in New Orleans, Louisiana January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A man walks to work early Wednesday morning in New Orleans, Louisiana January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A man walks to work early Wednesday morning in New Orleans, Louisiana January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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The on-ramp to the Crescent City Connection, a bridge that connects the east bank of the Mississippi River to the west bank, remains closed due to icy conditions in New Orleans, Louisiana January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

The on-ramp to the Crescent City Connection, a bridge that connects the east bank of the Mississippi River to the west bank, remains closed due to icy conditions in New Orleans, Louisiana January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

The on-ramp to the Crescent City Connection, a bridge that connects the east bank of the Mississippi River to the west bank, remains closed due to icy conditions in New Orleans, Louisiana January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Workers with the city of Mobile shovel dirt on a bridge as cold weather descends on Mobile, Alabama January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Lyle Ratliff

Workers with the city of Mobile shovel dirt on a bridge as cold weather descends on Mobile, Alabama January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Lyle Ratliff

Workers with the city of Mobile shovel dirt on a bridge as cold weather descends on Mobile, Alabama January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Lyle Ratliff
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A travel warning sign is seen along Interstate 65 as cold weather descends on Mobile, Alabama January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Lyle Ratliff (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT)

A travel warning sign is seen along Interstate 65 as cold weather descends on Mobile, Alabama January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Lyle Ratliff (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT)

A travel warning sign is seen along Interstate 65 as cold weather descends on Mobile, Alabama January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Lyle Ratliff (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT)
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A "sun dog" atmospheric phenomenon appears over a farm in southern Minnesota, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

A "sun dog" atmospheric phenomenon appears over a farm in southern Minnesota, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

A "sun dog" atmospheric phenomenon appears over a farm in southern Minnesota, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller
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A "sun dog" atmospheric phenomenon appears as the sun rises in southern Minnesota, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

A "sun dog" atmospheric phenomenon appears as the sun rises in southern Minnesota, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

A "sun dog" atmospheric phenomenon appears as the sun rises in southern Minnesota, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller
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The back of a car is covered with dried road salt as it travels in Minneapolis, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

The back of a car is covered with dried road salt as it travels in Minneapolis, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

The back of a car is covered with dried road salt as it travels in Minneapolis, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller
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A park sign reflects an optimistic message in Minneapolis, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

A park sign reflects an optimistic message in Minneapolis, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

A park sign reflects an optimistic message in Minneapolis, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller
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