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Blizzard, really?: Winter storm not as bad as expected
Tens of millions of people along the East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen.
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A pedestrian passes through Johnstown Central Park, in Johnstown, Pa., Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Gov. Tom Wolf declared a state of emergency Monday as a noreaster expected to dump snow across the state approached. (AP Photo/The Tribune-Democrat, Todd Berkey) MANDATORY CREDIT

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Fishing boats ride out the storm at dock in Scituate, Mass., Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. The winter storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding parts of coastal New Jersey northward through Maine with high winds and heavy snow. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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Pedestrians make their way through snow in New York, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. More than 35 million people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential of 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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A pedestrian walks through blowing and drifting snow before dawn during a winter snowstorm, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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John Rodgers, a state plow driver from Peabody, Mass., heads to a truck to get it set for a winter storm in Revere, Mass., Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. New England is bracing for a blockbuster blizzard threatening more than 2 feet of snow, hurricane-force winds, coastal flooding and widespread power outages. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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A man skis in Prospect Park, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Cities from Boston to New York and Philadelphia began shutting down Monday against a monster storm that could unload up to 3 feet of snow on a region of more than 35 million people. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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Rick Caso, center, watches as his son Andrew sleds down a hill, with One World Trade Center obscured in the background, at Liberty State Park, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Jersey City, N.J. The Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor of more than 35 million people began shutting down as a monster storm, that could unload a paralyzing 1 to 3 feet of snow, moved through the northeast. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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Birds fly near the Statue of Liberty during a storm seen from Liberty State Park, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Jersey City, N.J. The Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor of more than 35 million people began shutting down as a winter storm, that could unload a paralyzing 1 to 3 feet of snow, moved through the northeast. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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A worker clears snow from an overnight storm, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Newtown, Pa. A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding parts of coastal New Jersey northward through Maine with high winds and heavy snow. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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Laura Rollins, right, and Greg Blankenship, both of Boston, ski on the snow covered street in Boston, Sunday, Jan. 23, 2005. Whiteout conditions grounded airplanes and sent fleets of plow and salt trucks trundling through snow-clogged roadways.New England is bracing for a blockbuster blizzard that's threatening more than 2 feet of snow, hurricane-force winds, coastal flooding and widespread power outages. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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This NOAA satellite image taken Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at 12:45 AM EST shows a strong nor'easter over the northeastern United States producing blizzard conditions. Heavy snow and strong winds are across much of New England and into New York, New Jersey and the Delmarva Peninsula. Behind this system there is another weaker low pressure producing snow showers across the Great Lakes and Ohio River Valley. (AP Photo/NOAA via Weather Underground)

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Bicyclists ride alongside Prospect Park in the Windsor Terrace neighborhood, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Cities from Boston to New York and Philadelphia began shutting down Monday against a monster storm that could unload up to 3 feet of snow on a region of more than 35 million people. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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Denise Young, of Lynnfield, Mass., a nursing supervisor at Massachusetts General Hospital, adjusts her hood while walking to work, early Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Boston. New England is bracing for a blizzard threatening heavy snow, hurricane-force winds, and coastal flooding. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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A man uses a snowmobile to travel along a street before dawn during a winter snowstorm Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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Pedestrians make their way down an empty street during what would normally be the beginning of the morning commute as a travel ban remained in effect after a winter storm, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in the Queens borough of New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

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A subway station at 30th Avenue in Astoria remains closed during what would normally be the beginning of the morning commute as a travel ban remained in effect after a winter storm, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in the Queens borough of New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

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A man takes his dog for an early morning walk in the middle of an empty street in the Park Slope neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Tens of millions of people along the East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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Police and fire personnel prepare to deploy to flooded areas on the coast in Scituate, Mass., Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding parts of coastal New Jersey northward through Maine with high winds and heavy snow. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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A pedestrian walks along 24th Avenue in the Astoria neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York, early Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, as a travel ban remained in effect after a winter storm. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

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A lone car crosses the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge, early Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in the Queens borough of New York, as a travel ban remained in effect after a winter storm. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

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Water floods a street on the coast in Scituate, Mass., Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding parts of coastal New Jersey northward through Maine with high winds and heavy snow. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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A United airlines plane lands in a snowfall at Newark Liberty International Airport Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Newark, N.J. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie declared a state of emergency and New Jersey Transit prepared to shut down its commuter trains for days as a massive winter storm bore down on the state Monday with snowfall totals projected to reach 2 feet or more in some areas. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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Police and fire personnel prepare to deploy to flooded areas on the coast in Scituate, Mass., Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding parts of coastal New Jersey northward through Maine with high winds and heavy snow. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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People and vehicles make their way along a street before dawn during a winter snowstorm, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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Medical researchers Chris Dubois, of Boston, left, and Caitlin DuBois, of Rochester, N.H., behind, not related, walk to work early Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Boston. New England is bracing for a blizzard threatening hurricane-force winds, and coastal flooding. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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People walk down the middle of a street past entrances to the subway, left and right, in the Park Slope neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York, early Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. The city shut down the subway system in advance of the storm. Tens of millions of people along the East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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Firefighters stand in wind-driven snow on the coast in Scituate, Mass., Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding parts of coastal New Jersey northward through Maine with high winds and heavy snow. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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Police and fire personnel prepare to deploy to flooded areas on the coast in Scituate, Mass., Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding parts of coastal New Jersey northward through Maine with high winds and heavy snow. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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Snow falls around the Empire State Building in midtown Manhattan, on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in New York. Tens of millions of people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)

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A man uses a snowblower to clear a path in the Windsor Terrace neighborhood, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Cities from Boston to New York and Philadelphia began shutting down Monday against a monster storm that could unload up to 3 feet of snow on a region of more than 35 million people. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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A person crosses a snow-covered street in the Upper West Side neighborhood of New York, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. People in the Northeast by the thousands are preparing for a snowstorm that could be one for the history books, with some 35 million people in its path in the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

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A woman makes her way across a slushy street as a worker cleans the sidewalk in front of New York Methodist Hospital, Jan. 26, 2015, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Cities from Boston to New York and Philadelphia began shutting down Monday against a monster storm that could unload up to 3 feet of snow on a region of more than 35 million people. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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Annie Mendez waits for a bus, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Cities from Boston to New York and Philadelphia began shutting down Monday against a monster storm that could unload up to 3 feet of snow on a region of more than 35 million people. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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A man sleds down a hill in Prospect Park, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Cities from Boston to New York and Philadelphia began shutting down Monday against a monster storm that could unload up to 3 feet of snow on a region of more than 35 million people. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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Two skiers make their way across a meadow in Prospect Park, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Cities from Boston to New York and Philadelphia began shutting down Monday against a monster storm that could unload up to 3 feet of snow on a region of more than 35 million people. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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Jermaine Donaldson shovels snow on his sidewalk in Frackville, Pa., Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf declared a state of emergency Monday as a noreaster expected to dump snow across the state approached. (AP Photo/Republican-Herald, Jacqueline Dormer)

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With a bus in the background, steam pours from a manhole cover, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Boston. New England is bracing for a blizzard threatening more than 2 feet of snow, hurricane-force winds, and coastal flooding. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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Edward Norton walks the boardwalk at Revere Beach ahead of a winter storm in Revere, Mass., Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. New England is bracing for a blockbuster blizzard threatening more than 2 feet of snow, hurricane-force winds, coastal flooding and widespread power outages. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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WINTHROP, MA - JANUARY 27: Snow covered Winthrop Shore Drive is seen with an ice buildup on the sea wall January 27, 2015 in Winthrop, Massachusetts. An overnight blizzard hit the region bringing strong wind gusts and up to two feet of snow in some areas. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
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WINTHROP, MA - JANUARY 27: A woman walks her dog past ice buildup on the sea wall along Winthrop Shore Drive January 27, 2015 in Winthrop, Massachusetts. An overnight blizzard hit the region bringing strong wind gusts and up to two feet of snow in some areas. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
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WINTHROP, MA - JANUARY 27: A man uses a snowblower to remove snow from his driveway on Pearl Street January 27, 2015 in Winthrop, Massachusetts. An overnight blizzard hit the region bringing strong wind gusts and up to two feet of snow in some areas. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
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A worker from the Mass. Dept. of Conservation Resources heads to a plow truck to get it set for a winter storm in Revere, Mass., Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. New England is bracing for a blockbuster blizzard threatening more than 2 feet of snow, hurricane-force winds, coastal flooding and widespread power outages. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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WINTHROP, MA - JANUARY 27: A man walks his dog down snow covered Shirley Street January 27, 2015 in Winthrop, Massachusetts. An overnight blizzard hit the region bringing strong wind gusts and up to two feet of snow in some areas. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
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WINTHROP, MA - JANUARY 27: Snow covered houses are seen on Winthrop Shore Drive January 27, 2015 in Winthrop, Massachusetts. An overnight blizzard hit the region bringing strong wind gusts and up to two feet of snow in some areas. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
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WINTHROP, MA - JANUARY 27: A snowplow works on Veterans Road January 27, 2015 in Winthrop, Massachusetts. An overnight blizzard hit the region bringing strong wind gusts and up to two feet of snow in some areas. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 27: A man cross country skis north on Central Park West on the morning of January 27, 2015 in New York City. New York, and much of the Northeast, was hit with heavy overnight snow from Winter Storm Juno. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)
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WINTHROP, MA - JANUARY 27: Nina Wadkins shovels snow off her front porch on Shirley Street January 27, 2015 in Winthrop, Massachusetts. An overnight blizzard hit the region bringing strong wind gusts and up to two feet of snow in some areas. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
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Faith Houser of Pottsville, Pa., flies down a snowy hill at General George A. Joulwan East Side Park in Pottsville, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf declared a state of emergency Monday as a noreaster expected to dump snow across the state approached. (AP Photo/Republican-Herald, Jacqueline Dormer)

Blizzard, really?: Winter storm not as bad as expected

Tens of millions of people along the East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen.

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