March Nor’easter Grounds Flights, Closes Schools

A powerful March nor'easter dumped more than a foot of snow in cities along the East Coast, shuttering schools, knocking out power and grounding thousands of flights from Washington, D.C., to Boston. See the photos.

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People struggle to walk in the blowing snow during a winter storm Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in Boston.
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Good Samaritans push a stuck taxi through a snowbank in New York, New York, on March 14, 2017. A March nor'easter dumped up to a foot of snow on cities along the East Coast on Tuesday, though figures for New York were later reduced to 4-8 inches.
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Frozen cherry blossoms hang near the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
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Strong winds following a March nor'easter toppled a wind turbine at Salty Brine Beach in Narragansett, Rhode Island, on March 14, 2017. Winds in the area gusted up to 55 mph.
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Rising tidal water from the Shrewsbury River is seen flowing along South Street on March 14, 2017 in Sea Bright, New Jersey. Due to high winds, tidal waters from the Shrewsbury River are expected to remain at peak height throughout the day.
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A snow plow travels through a back street in a neighborhood in Greenwich, Connecticut, March 14, 2017. Winter Storm Stella dumped snow and sleet Tuesday across the northeastern United States where thousands of flights were canceled and schools closed, but appeared less severe than initially forecast. After daybreak the National Weather Service (NWS) revised down its predicted snow accumulation, saying that the storm had moved across the coast.
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The 'Fearless Girl' statue stands in the snow and wintry mix in the Financial District, March 14, 2017 in New York City. The blizzard warning for New York City has been cancelled and the National Weather Service is now predicting 4 to 8 inches for the city.
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Johnny Demalavezi, 56, walks through the snow on March 14, 2017, in the Roxborough area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Much of the Northeast is under a state of emergency as a blizzard is expected to bring over one foot of snow and high winds to the area.
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A man walks in the blowing snow in front of the Old State House during a winter storm, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in Boston, Massachusetts.
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A combination of heavy rain and high tide bought on by a March nor'easter flooded the streets of Stone Harbor, New Jersey, on March 13, 2017.
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A snow plow pass along Main Street in white-out conditions during a winter storm in downtown Worcester, Massachusetts, on March 14, 2017.
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A dog rolls in the snow on the Boston Common as a late March nor'easter bears down Boston, Massachusetts, March 14, 2017.
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A snowman is seen on March 14, 2017, in New York, New York. The blizzard warning for New York City has been cancelled and the National Weather Service is now predicting 4 to 8 inches for the city.
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A woman walks across a deserted street on March 14, 2017, in the Roxborough area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Much of the Northeast is under a state of emergency as a blizzard is expected to bring over one foot of snow and high winds to the area.
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Boston's Logan International Airport C terminal is quieter than usual as a major snow storm cancelled most of the flights inbound and outbound on March 14, 2017.nA March nor'easter dumped snow and sleet Tuesday across the northeastern United States.
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A traveler views canceled flights on a departure board at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, New York, on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. A slight wobble in the path of a late-winter storm will mean more rain and sleet and less snow than predicted for New York and the East Coast even as the system grows in strength on its journey north.
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A man walks under the train track at the Metro North Greenwich Station in Greenwich, Connecticut March 14, 2017.
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People walk through the Boston Common during white-out conditions and high winds as a late March nor'easter bears down on March 14, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts.
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