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A woman and her son make their way up a snow covered sidewalk in the South Bronx section of New York City, January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A woman and her son make their way up a snow covered sidewalk in the South Bronx section of New York City, January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A woman and her son make their way up a snow covered sidewalk in the South Bronx section of New York City, January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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A driver works to dig a car out of the snow during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Boston, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A driver works to dig a car out of the snow during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Boston, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A driver works to dig a car out of the snow during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Boston, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Tourists look at a camera to see photographs they took of themselves in a snowstorm in Times Square, Midtown, New York January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Tourists look at a camera to see photographs they took of themselves in a snowstorm in Times Square, Midtown, New York January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Tourists look at a camera to see photographs they took of themselves in a snowstorm in Times Square, Midtown, New York January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
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Connor Patterson plays hockey on a pond following a winter nor'easter snow storm in Boxford, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Connor Patterson plays hockey on a pond following a winter nor'easter snow storm in Boxford, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Connor Patterson plays hockey on a pond following a winter nor'easter snow storm in Boxford, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio clears the sidewalk of snow in front of his Brooklyn home in New York January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Rob Bennett/New York City Mayor's Office/Handout via Reuters

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio clears the sidewalk of snow in front of his Brooklyn home in New York January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Rob Bennett/New York City Mayor's Office/Handout via Reuters

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio clears the sidewalk of snow in front of his Brooklyn home in New York January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Rob Bennett/New York City Mayor's Office/Handout via Reuters
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A horse grazes outside its barn following a winter nor'easter snow storm in Boxford, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A horse grazes outside its barn following a winter nor'easter snow storm in Boxford, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A horse grazes outside its barn following a winter nor'easter snow storm in Boxford, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Robert Burck, also known as the original 'Naked Cowboy', performs in snowfall on the streets of Times Square, New York on January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Robert Burck, also known as the original 'Naked Cowboy', performs in snowfall on the streets of Times Square, New York on January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Robert Burck, also known as the original 'Naked Cowboy', performs in snowfall on the streets of Times Square, New York on January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
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A man jogs through the snow in Riverside Park in upper Manhattan in New York City, January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A man jogs through the snow in Riverside Park in upper Manhattan in New York City, January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A man jogs through the snow in Riverside Park in upper Manhattan in New York City, January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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A police vehicle drives through a flooded street during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

A police vehicle drives through a flooded street during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

A police vehicle drives through a flooded street during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
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Two people watch the waves crash in the distance during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Two people watch the waves crash in the distance during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Two people watch the waves crash in the distance during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
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A woman runs from the surf as waves crash into houses on Lighthouse Road during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

A woman runs from the surf as waves crash into houses on Lighthouse Road during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

A woman runs from the surf as waves crash into houses on Lighthouse Road during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
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Eion Howley and Aedan Salvador make snow angels following a winter nor'easter snow storm in Boxford, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Eion Howley and Aedan Salvador make snow angels following a winter nor'easter snow storm in Boxford, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Eion Howley and Aedan Salvador make snow angels following a winter nor'easter snow storm in Boxford, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A man photographs the Korean War Veterans Memorial after a heavy snow storm in Washington January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

A man photographs the Korean War Veterans Memorial after a heavy snow storm in Washington January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

A man photographs the Korean War Veterans Memorial after a heavy snow storm in Washington January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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A man takes a cell phone photo of crashing waves during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

A man takes a cell phone photo of crashing waves during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

A man takes a cell phone photo of crashing waves during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
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A horse grazes outside its barn following a winter nor'easter snow storm in Boxford, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A horse grazes outside its barn following a winter nor'easter snow storm in Boxford, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A horse grazes outside its barn following a winter nor'easter snow storm in Boxford, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A jeep drives through the water on Lighthouse Road during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

A jeep drives through the water on Lighthouse Road during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

A jeep drives through the water on Lighthouse Road during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
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Waves crash into houses on Lighthouse Road during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Waves crash into houses on Lighthouse Road during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Waves crash into houses on Lighthouse Road during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
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Waves crash into houses on Lighthouse Road during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Waves crash into houses on Lighthouse Road during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Waves crash into houses on Lighthouse Road during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
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Waves crash into houses on Lighthouse Road during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Waves crash into houses on Lighthouse Road during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Waves crash into houses on Lighthouse Road during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
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A woman looks out her window at the pounding surf during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

A woman looks out her window at the pounding surf during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

A woman looks out her window at the pounding surf during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
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A man snowshoes down the street during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

A man snowshoes down the street during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

A man snowshoes down the street during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Scituate, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
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A man clears snow with a snow blower in the South Bronx section of New York City, January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A man clears snow with a snow blower in the South Bronx section of New York City, January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A man clears snow with a snow blower in the South Bronx section of New York City, January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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A snow plow clears the road of snow along the New York State Thruway Interstate 87 in Tarrytown, New York, January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A snow plow clears the road of snow along the New York State Thruway Interstate 87 in Tarrytown, New York, January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A snow plow clears the road of snow along the New York State Thruway Interstate 87 in Tarrytown, New York, January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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A cyclist rides along snow covered Memorial Drive during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Cambridge, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A cyclist rides along snow covered Memorial Drive during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Cambridge, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A cyclist rides along snow covered Memorial Drive during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Cambridge, Massachusetts January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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People wait for their delayed flights at LaGuardia Airport in New York January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Zoran Milich

People wait for their delayed flights at LaGuardia Airport in New York January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Zoran Milich

People wait for their delayed flights at LaGuardia Airport in New York January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Zoran Milich
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A woman walks with her bicycle during a winter storm in New York January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Zoran Milich

A woman walks with her bicycle during a winter storm in New York January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Zoran Milich

A woman walks with her bicycle during a winter storm in New York January 3, 2014. REUTERS/Zoran Milich
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