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On what should be a busy Friday afternoon, 13th St. in Washington, D.C. is deserted as a snowstorm begins.

On what should be a busy Friday afternoon, 13th St. in Washington, D.C. is deserted as a snowstorm begins. (Robert H. Reid/Stars and Stripes)

On what should be a busy Friday afternoon, 13th St. in Washington, D.C. is deserted as a snowstorm begins.

On what should be a busy Friday afternoon, 13th St. in Washington, D.C. is deserted as a snowstorm begins. (Robert H. Reid/Stars and Stripes)

Presidential dog Sunny is walked by a handler outside the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. The Nation's Capital hunkers down in preparation for a major snowstorm expected to begin later today and with food and supplies vanished from store shelves, five states and the District of Columbia declared states of emergency ahead of the slow-moving system.

Presidential dog Sunny is walked by a handler outside the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. The Nation's Capital hunkers down in preparation for a major snowstorm expected to begin later today and with food and supplies vanished from store shelves, five states and the District of Columbia declared states of emergency ahead of the slow-moving system. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

A worker at Gallery Place in Washington, D.C. tries to stay ahead of the snowfall on Jan. 22, 2016.

A worker at Gallery Place in Washington, D.C. tries to stay ahead of the snowfall on Jan. 22, 2016. (Robert H. Reid/Stars and Stripes)

Washington, D.C.'s Chinatown is deserted on a Friday night as a blizzard begins on Jan. 22, 2016.

Washington, D.C.'s Chinatown is deserted on a Friday night as a blizzard begins on Jan. 22, 2016. (Robert H. Reid/Stars and Stripes)

Most of Washington, D.C. cleared out early as a blizzard approached on Jan. 22, 2016, leaving this worker on F Street to try to stay ahead of the storm.

Most of Washington, D.C. cleared out early as a blizzard approached on Jan. 22, 2016, leaving this worker on F Street to try to stay ahead of the storm. (Robert H. Reid/Stars and Stripes)

‪US Army‬ Sentinels, assigned to the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), stand guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Jan. 22, 2016, as a record breaking snow storm hits the Washington, D.C. area. The Tomb Guards maintain a constant vigil at the Tomb no matter the weather conditions.

‪US Army‬ Sentinels, assigned to the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), stand guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Jan. 22, 2016, as a record breaking snow storm hits the Washington, D.C. area. The Tomb Guards maintain a constant vigil at the Tomb no matter the weather conditions. (Cody W. Torkelson/US Army)

A van drives through a flooded street as ice and snow prevent drainage Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, in Atlantic City, N.J.

A van drives through a flooded street as ice and snow prevent drainage Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, in Atlantic City, N.J. (Mel Evans/AP)

A pedestrian struggles along a sidewalk as heavy snow falls in New York's Upper West Side, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

A pedestrian struggles along a sidewalk as heavy snow falls in New York's Upper West Side, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (Craig Ruttle/AP)

Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Officer W.J. Peterson shovels snow to free his vehicle Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Officer W.J. Peterson shovels snow to free his vehicle Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)

Soldiers with the 275th Military Police Co. and a Washington Firefighter assist a stranded motorist in the snow on I-395, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 in Washington, D.C.

Soldiers with the 275th Military Police Co. and a Washington Firefighter assist a stranded motorist in the snow on I-395, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Alex Brandon/AP)

Michelle Navarre Cleary pulls a bag as she walks on K Street in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016

Michelle Navarre Cleary pulls a bag as she walks on K Street in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 (Jon Elswick/AP)

Jasmine Wang walks in front of the Lincoln Memorial in the snow, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 in Washington, D.C.

Jasmine Wang walks in front of the Lincoln Memorial in the snow, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Alex Brandon/AP)

Pier A Park in Hoboken, N.J., during a snowstorm, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

Pier A Park in Hoboken, N.J., during a snowstorm, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (Julio Cortez/AP)

A tractor trailer rig drives along the Atlantic City Expressway during a snowstorm on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, near Atlantic City, N.J.

A tractor trailer rig drives along the Atlantic City Expressway during a snowstorm on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, near Atlantic City, N.J. (Mel Evans/AP)

Mae Richardson shovels snow outside her home in Parkville, Md., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

Mae Richardson shovels snow outside her home in Parkville, Md., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (Steve Ruark/AP)

A man maneuvers his push cart and its passengers the Atlantic City Boardwalk during a snowstorm early Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

A man maneuvers his push cart and its passengers the Atlantic City Boardwalk during a snowstorm early Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (Mel Evans/AP)

Hoboken, N.J. city employee Edwin Lopez uses a snow shovel to block the sideways-blowing snow from his face while cleaning up a walking path at Pier A Park during a snowstorm, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

Hoboken, N.J. city employee Edwin Lopez uses a snow shovel to block the sideways-blowing snow from his face while cleaning up a walking path at Pier A Park during a snowstorm, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (Julio Cortez/AP)

Snowplows clear northbound lanes of Interstate 295 in Hanover County, near Richmond, Va., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

Snowplows clear northbound lanes of Interstate 295 in Hanover County, near Richmond, Va., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (Joe Mahoney, Richmond Times-Disp)

A sign at the entrance to the Smithsonian Metro stop in Washington, D.C., explains that the system is closed due to the blizzard, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

A sign at the entrance to the Smithsonian Metro stop in Washington, D.C., explains that the system is closed due to the blizzard, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (Alex Brandon/AP)

Clearing snow in Washington, D.C., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

Clearing snow in Washington, D.C., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (Robert H. Reid/Stars and Stripes)

Snow covers the lower part of the statue of the statue of the Marquis de Lafayette in Washington, D.C.'s Lafayette Park during a blizzard on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

Snow covers the lower part of the statue of the statue of the Marquis de Lafayette in Washington, D.C.'s Lafayette Park during a blizzard on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (Robert H. Reid/Stars and Stripes)

White House and white surroundings during a snowstorm in Washington, D.C., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

White House and white surroundings during a snowstorm in Washington, D.C., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (Robert H. Reid/Stars and Stripes)

Capitol Hill during the blizzard on Jan. 23, 2016.

Capitol Hill during the blizzard on Jan. 23, 2016. (Robert H. Reid/Stars and Stripes)

The flag of a nation that knows something about blizzards lends color to the scene at the Canadian embassy on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

The flag of a nation that knows something about blizzards lends color to the scene at the Canadian embassy on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (Robert H. Reid/Stars and Stripes)

Bella Fraker, 10, of Atlanta, stands high on a snow pile as she poses for a family photo in New York's Times Square Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

Bella Fraker, 10, of Atlanta, stands high on a snow pile as she poses for a family photo in New York's Times Square Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (Craig Ruttle/AP)

Enrique Rafalin, left, carries his nephew, Alajandro Rafalin, 5, as they play in the snow on Independence Mall, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, in Philadelphia.

Enrique Rafalin, left, carries his nephew, Alajandro Rafalin, 5, as they play in the snow on Independence Mall, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, in Philadelphia. (Matt Slocum/AP)

Garrett Stickley, 10, of Winchester, Va., finds the snow above his knees as he heads out to play on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

Garrett Stickley, 10, of Winchester, Va., finds the snow above his knees as he heads out to play on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (Jeff Taylor, The Winchester Star)

A face on the memorial to Judge John Handley peers out through the more than 16 inches of blowing snow that had fallen in Winchester, Va., during the first significant snowfall of the season Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

A face on the memorial to Judge John Handley peers out through the more than 16 inches of blowing snow that had fallen in Winchester, Va., during the first significant snowfall of the season Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (Jeff Taylor, The Winchester Star)

Mike Aliff, left,of Richmond, hooks up a tow strap to Paul Kay's car that is stuck in the snow in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

Mike Aliff, left,of Richmond, hooks up a tow strap to Paul Kay's car that is stuck in the snow in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (Steve Helber/AP)

A pool chair is covered in snow on the bank of the lake at Lakeside Apartments as snow continues to fall in Charlottesville, Va. on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

A pool chair is covered in snow on the bank of the lake at Lakeside Apartments as snow continues to fall in Charlottesville, Va. on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (Ryan M. Kelly, The Daily Progres)

A runner crosses Salem Avenue and heads towards 3rd Street in Roanoke, Va., on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016.

A runner crosses Salem Avenue and heads towards 3rd Street in Roanoke, Va., on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. (Erica Yoon, The Roanoke Times vi)

West Virginia University students play football on Beechurst Ave. in Morgantown, W.Va., Jan. 23, 2016.

West Virginia University students play football on Beechurst Ave. in Morgantown, W.Va., Jan. 23, 2016. ( Ben Queen/AP)

Donna Brown of Germantown, Md., walks in the street on her way to work in downtown Washington, D.C., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

Donna Brown of Germantown, Md., walks in the street on her way to work in downtown Washington, D.C., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (Gerald Herbert/AP)

Alfredo Milian shovels a walkway in downtown Washington, D.C., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

Alfredo Milian shovels a walkway in downtown Washington, D.C., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (Gerald Herbert/AP)

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial has a coating of snow, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 in Washington.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial has a coating of snow, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 in Washington. (Alex Brandon/AP)

A car is buried under snow on a residential street in Alexandria, Va., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

A car is buried under snow on a residential street in Alexandria, Va., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (Cliff Owen/AP)

During the blizzard on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, Capitol Hill was a popular location for sledding.

During the blizzard on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, Capitol Hill was a popular location for sledding. (Robert H. Reid/Stars and Stripes)

A fire hydrant in the South West quadrant of Washington, D.C., on January 23, 2016, during the blizzard.

A fire hydrant in the South West quadrant of Washington, D.C., on January 23, 2016, during the blizzard. (Meredith Tibbetts/Stars and Stripes)

A pier in the South West quadrant of Washington, D.C., on Jan. 23, 2016, during the blizzard.

A pier in the South West quadrant of Washington, D.C., on Jan. 23, 2016, during the blizzard. (Meredith Tibbetts/Stars and Stripes)

A police car is partially buried in SW D.C. during a blizzard on Jan. 23, 2016.

A police car is partially buried in SW D.C. during a blizzard on Jan. 23, 2016. (Meredith Tibbetts/Stars and Stripes)

People walk along a deserted street on Jan. 23., 2016, in a residential area of Washington, D.C., during the blizzard.

People walk along a deserted street on Jan. 23., 2016, in a residential area of Washington, D.C., during the blizzard. (Meredith Tibbetts/Stars and Stripes)

Taken about mid-afternoon in SW Washington, D.C., on Jan. 23, 2016, during the midst of a blizzard. Visibility was very poor and there was already a lot of snow on the ground.

Taken about mid-afternoon in SW Washington, D.C., on Jan. 23, 2016, during the midst of a blizzard. Visibility was very poor and there was already a lot of snow on the ground. (Meredith Tibbetts/Stars and Stripes)

Some images from the snowstorm belting the East Coast of the United States, from the south into New England, January 22-23, 2016.

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