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Millions awake to more snow as blizzard moves up the East Coast

Millions awake to more snow as blizzard moves up the East Coast

Millions of Americans awoke Saturday to heavy snow outside their doorsteps as a mammoth winter storm crawled up the East Coast, making roads impassable, shutting down mass transit and bringing the nation's capital and its largest city to a standstill.

Most people seemed to heed warnings to stay home and off the roads, which were mostly empty. But the worst was yet to come, with life-threatening blizzard conditions expected to persist throughout the day. In addition to snow and high winds, the National Weather Service predicted up to a half-inch of ice accumulation in the Carolinas and potentially serious coastal flooding in the mid-Atlantic.

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