Northeast braces for snowstorm as morning commute turns into a nightmare

A powerful, fast-moving storm swept through the northeastern U.S. Thursday, making for a slippery morning commute and leaving some residents bracing for blizzard conditions.

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    Vehicles drive drive through snow as they approach the Holland Tunnel, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, in Jersey City, N.J.

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    A statue of George M. Cohan stands in Times Square as snow falls in New York.

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    A car travels across the George Washington Bridge from New Jersey towards New York City in heavy falling snow.

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    Pedestrians walk in Times Square as snow falls in New York.

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    In this combination of Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, top, and Thursday, Feb. 9, photos, people walk near Independence Hall in Philadelphia.

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    A woman working at Fashion Week makes her way to the venue through heavy snow in New York.

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    A pedestrian crosses a snow-covered intersection as snow falls, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, in Jersey City, N.J.

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    A woman shields her face during a winter storm in Philadelphia, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

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    Rebecca Bailey rides a unicycle during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Boston, Massachusetts.

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    A man uses cross-country skis to travel down a street during a heavy snowstorm in the Brooklyn, New York.

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    Snow falling fast in Jersey City, N.J., Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

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    A man walks in Times Square as snow falls in New York.

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    A snowplow drives through Times Square as snow falls in New York.

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    The snow in Jersey City, N.J., forced people to bring out their snowblowers early, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

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    A man crosses Market Street during a winter storm in Philadelphia, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

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    A man makes his way through wind and snow past the Oculus of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, in New York.

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    A man makes his way through wind and snow past the Oculus of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, in New York.

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    A man covered in snow walks toward the PATH train station terminal, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, in Hoboken, N.J.

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    A man clears snow from Dilworth Park during a winter storm in Philadelphia, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

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    A man makes his way through wind and snow in New York's Zuccotti Park, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

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