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<p>A bicycle and a taxi are covered in snow on the upper east side of New York city, January 27, 2011.    REUTERS/Mike Segar  </p>

A bicycle and a taxi are covered in snow on the upper east side of New York city, January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A bicycle and a taxi are covered in snow on the upper east side of New York city, January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>A man shovels a car out of deep snow on the upper west side of New York city January 27, 2011.  REUTERS/Mike Segar   </p>

A man shovels a car out of deep snow on the upper west side of New York city January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A man shovels a car out of deep snow on the upper west side of New York city January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Planes are grounded on a snow covered tarmac at New York's LaGuardia Airport January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi </p>

Planes are grounded on a snow covered tarmac at New York's LaGuardia Airport January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Planes are grounded on a snow covered tarmac at New York's LaGuardia Airport January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>Cots line the hallway at New York's LaGuardia Airport where flights were cancelled due to snow January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi </p>

Cots line the hallway at New York's LaGuardia Airport where flights were cancelled due to snow January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Cots line the hallway at New York's LaGuardia Airport where flights were cancelled due to snow January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>Passengers sleep on their luggage at the John F. Kennedy International Airport, January 27, 2011.   REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

Passengers sleep on their luggage at the John F. Kennedy International Airport, January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Passengers sleep on their luggage at the John F. Kennedy International Airport, January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>A woman is seen through snow covering a bus shelter in Arlington, Virginia January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young</p>

A woman is seen through snow covering a bus shelter in Arlington, Virginia January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

A woman is seen through snow covering a bus shelter in Arlington, Virginia January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>A woman reaches for help as she slips on the ice during the morning commute in New York's Times Square, January 27, 2011.   REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

A woman reaches for help as she slips on the ice during the morning commute in New York's Times Square, January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A woman reaches for help as she slips on the ice during the morning commute in New York's Times Square, January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>A doorman clears snow with a snow blower on the upper west side of New York city January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

A doorman clears snow with a snow blower on the upper west side of New York city January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A doorman clears snow with a snow blower on the upper west side of New York city January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Following an overnight snow storm that hit the New York area, a man shovels a sidewalk in Hoboken, New Jersey, January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn </p>

Following an overnight snow storm that hit the New York area, a man shovels a sidewalk in Hoboken, New Jersey, January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Following an overnight snow storm that hit the New York area, a man shovels a sidewalk in Hoboken, New Jersey, January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>Snow from an overnight storm is seen piled up on top of a newspaper box as pedestrians cross a street in New York January 27, 2011.    REUTERS/Gary Hershorn </p>

Snow from an overnight storm is seen piled up on top of a newspaper box as pedestrians cross a street in New York January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Snow from an overnight storm is seen piled up on top of a newspaper box as pedestrians cross a street in New York January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>A man clears snow from a sidewalk with a snow blower on the upper west side of New York city January 27, 2011.   REUTERS/Mike Segar  </p>

A man clears snow from a sidewalk with a snow blower on the upper west side of New York city January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A man clears snow from a sidewalk with a snow blower on the upper west side of New York city January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>People walk along a snow-covered walkway in a park along the Hudson River in Hoboken, New Jersey January 27, 2011.   REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

People walk along a snow-covered walkway in a park along the Hudson River in Hoboken, New Jersey January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

People walk along a snow-covered walkway in a park along the Hudson River in Hoboken, New Jersey January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>A machine works to clear snow from the tarmac at New York's LaGuardia Airport where flights were cancelled due to snow January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi </p>

A machine works to clear snow from the tarmac at New York's LaGuardia Airport where flights were cancelled due to snow January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

A machine works to clear snow from the tarmac at New York's LaGuardia Airport where flights were cancelled due to snow January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>Pete Sorensen sits on a cot and reads the paper after his flight to San Diego was cancelled last night due to snow at New York's LaGuardia Airport January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi </p>

Pete Sorensen sits on a cot and reads the paper after his flight to San Diego was cancelled last night due to snow at New York's LaGuardia Airport January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Pete Sorensen sits on a cot and reads the paper after his flight to San Diego was cancelled last night due to snow at New York's LaGuardia Airport January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>Pedestrians cross a street as workmen shovel snow from an overnight storm in New York January 27, 2011.     REUTERS/Gary Hershorn </p>

Pedestrians cross a street as workmen shovel snow from an overnight storm in New York January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Pedestrians cross a street as workmen shovel snow from an overnight storm in New York January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>A man snow plows a sidewalk in Manhasset, January 27, 2011.    REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton</p>

A man snow plows a sidewalk in Manhasset, January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A man snow plows a sidewalk in Manhasset, January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Blake Durousseau digs out his car following an overnight snow storm in Hoboken, New Jersey January 27, 2011.   REUTERS/Gary Hershorn </p>

Blake Durousseau digs out his car following an overnight snow storm in Hoboken, New Jersey January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Blake Durousseau digs out his car following an overnight snow storm in Hoboken, New Jersey January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>A woman walks by a tree weighed down by snow in Arlington, Virginia January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young</p>

A woman walks by a tree weighed down by snow in Arlington, Virginia January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

A woman walks by a tree weighed down by snow in Arlington, Virginia January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>A pedestrian crosses a snow covered street in New York, January 27, 2011.   REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

A pedestrian crosses a snow covered street in New York, January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

A pedestrian crosses a snow covered street in New York, January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>People walk through Times Square during a snowstorm in  New York January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton   </p>

People walk through Times Square during a snowstorm in New York January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People walk through Times Square during a snowstorm in New York January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>People wait to buy food from a stand as a man snowplows during a snowstorm in New York, January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton   </p>

People wait to buy food from a stand as a man snowplows during a snowstorm in New York, January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People wait to buy food from a stand as a man snowplows during a snowstorm in New York, January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>A vehicle is left abandoned in the middle of the Washington capital beltway during a snow storm near Tysons Corner in McLean, Virginia, January 26, 2011.    REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang   </p>

A vehicle is left abandoned in the middle of the Washington capital beltway during a snow storm near Tysons Corner in McLean, Virginia, January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang

A vehicle is left abandoned in the middle of the Washington capital beltway during a snow storm near Tysons Corner in McLean, Virginia, January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang

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<p>A snow plow works the front of the White House as a snow storm hits Washington late January 26, 2011.    REUTERS/Jason Reed  </p>

A snow plow works the front of the White House as a snow storm hits Washington late January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed

A snow plow works the front of the White House as a snow storm hits Washington late January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>Evening rush-hour traffic stops on a standstill on Washington capital beltway (foreground) and on Route 66 (background, below) after an ice and snow storm near Tysons Corner in McLean, Virginia, January 26, 2011.   REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang</p>

Evening rush-hour traffic stops on a standstill on Washington capital beltway (foreground) and on Route 66 (background, below) after an ice and snow storm near Tysons Corner in McLean, Virginia, January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang

Evening rush-hour traffic stops on a standstill on Washington capital beltway (foreground) and on Route 66 (background, below) after an ice and snow storm near Tysons Corner in McLean, Virginia, January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang

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<p>Uniformed Secret Service agents walk down Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House as a snow storm hits Washington late January 26, 2011.    REUTERS/Jason Reed   </p>

Uniformed Secret Service agents walk down Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House as a snow storm hits Washington late January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Uniformed Secret Service agents walk down Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House as a snow storm hits Washington late January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>A snow plow works the front of the White House as a snow storm hits Washington late January 26, 2011.    REUTERS/Jason Reed  </p>

A snow plow works the front of the White House as a snow storm hits Washington late January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed

A snow plow works the front of the White House as a snow storm hits Washington late January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>A man waits for a bus during a snowstorm in the Queens section of New York, January 26, 2011. Heavy snow moved into the New York City area as a fast moving winter storm worked its way up the northeastern U.S. coast.   REUTERS/Mike Segar  </p>

A man waits for a bus during a snowstorm in the Queens section of New York, January 26, 2011. Heavy snow moved into the New York City area as a fast moving winter storm worked its way up the northeastern U.S. coast. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A man waits for a bus during a snowstorm in the Queens section of New York, January 26, 2011. Heavy snow moved into the New York City area as a fast moving winter storm worked its way up the northeastern U.S. coast. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>A cyclist rides through Times Square as snow falls in New York City, January 26, 2011.   REUTERS/Gary Hershorn </p>

A cyclist rides through Times Square as snow falls in New York City, January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

A cyclist rides through Times Square as snow falls in New York City, January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>Fairfax County, Virginia, police officer directs traffic while a tow-truck operator works on recovering a vehicle that went off the road after overnight snow and rain in Great Falls, Virginia, just outside Washington, DC, January 26, 2011. </p>

Fairfax County, Virginia, police officer directs traffic while a tow-truck operator works on recovering a vehicle that went off the road after overnight snow and rain in Great Falls, Virginia, just outside Washington, DC, January 26, 2011.

Fairfax County, Virginia, police officer directs traffic while a tow-truck operator works on recovering a vehicle that went off the road after overnight snow and rain in Great Falls, Virginia, just outside Washington, DC, January 26, 2011.

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<p>A woman walks under a scaffold as snow falls in New York, January 26, 2011.   REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

A woman walks under a scaffold as snow falls in New York, January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

A woman walks under a scaffold as snow falls in New York, January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>Snow covers a frozen canal in Kastellet park in Copenhagen January 26, 2011.  REUTERS/Yves Herman   </p>

Snow covers a frozen canal in Kastellet park in Copenhagen January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Snow covers a frozen canal in Kastellet park in Copenhagen January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Yves Herman

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<p>People walk through Times Square as snow falls in New York, January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn </p>

People walk through Times Square as snow falls in New York, January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

People walk through Times Square as snow falls in New York, January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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