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Massive Winter Storm Shuts Down East Coast

Cities along the East Coast, including New York City, could see record snowfall.

By Matt Picht | January 22, 2016

The massive snowstorm  the East Coast is moving north and getting worse.

"Expect very rapid accumulation, more than in other storms. ... The math speaks for itself. This storm will surpass 20 inches accumulation in New York City," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters.

New York City, Baltimore and Washington, D.C., are all expected to get several feet of snow over the weekend. Thousands of flights have been canceled, and officials are urging citizens to stay off the roads.

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Southeastern states, like Tennessee, have already been hit by the storm. More than 200 crashes have been reported across Nashville alone.

Technically, winter storms don't get names. But The Weather Channel is calling this storm Winter Storm Jonas. (Video via Speaker Paul Ryan)

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