Eastern U.S.: blizzard warnings

Delays and cancellations are mounting across the eastern U.S. ahead of a blizzard expected to dump excessive snow from Washington, D.C., to Philadelphia and New York City.

Before the storm aims for the Northeast, snow, ice and severe weather will impact the South.

As the storm strengthens, wind speeds and snowfall rates will increase. White-out conditions will occur in several states. The storm will threaten to shut down highways and airports in its path.

More than 50 million people are likely to be affected through the weekend. 

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