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Winter Storm Blankets Southeast

A thick band of heavy snow, freezing rain and cold temperatures was spreading across southeastern states, delivering a messy weekend of slick roads, power outages and prime sledding for kids out of school.

School Closure

Jan. 29: D.J. Heincelman catches some air off a picnic table at MacKenzie Park in Lubbock, Texas. Heincelman and other Texas Tech University students took advantage of the school's weather closure to head to the park and make an impromptu terrain park.

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Jan. 30: Sarah, a miniature southdown sheep, is covered in snow during a snowstorm near Richmond, Va.

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Jan. 30: Sarah, left, and her brother, Henry, miniature southdown sheep, are covered in snow during a snowstorm near Richmond, Va.

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Jan. 29: A horse stands covered with snow and ice near Midwest Blvd. and Danforth in Edmond, Okla.

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Jan. 29: A longhorn steer stands in falling snow  in Mountain Home, Ark. About 10 inches of snow fell in northern Arkansas Friday. 

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Jan. 30: A woman heads for the hills with a sled in Lynchurg, Va.

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Jan. 29: Katie Wood, right, walks with her sled across the snow-covered campus of David Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn. A winter storm brought several inches of snow to Tennessee.

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Jan. 29: A pedestrian walks across the Woodland St. bridge into downtown Nashville as snow falls in Nashville, Tenn. A winter storm brought several inches of snow to Tennessee.

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Jan 29: Frankie Calava, 11 plays in the snow during a winter storm in Tulsa, Okla.

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Jan 29: Ice dangles from power lines and the walkway to the Lake Lawtonka dam in Lawton, Okla. Heavy ice brought down electrical lines and trees limbs, leaving more than 179,000 homes and businesses in Oklahoma without power, according to the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management.

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Winter Storm Blankets Southeast

A thick band of heavy snow, freezing rain and cold temperatures was spreading across southeastern states, delivering a messy weekend of slick roads, power outages and prime sledding for kids out of school.

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