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Massive Storm Roars into East Coast; Record Cold to Follow

A man pushes his way through a winter snowstorm in Atlantic City, N.J., Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. A massive winter storm swept from the Carolinas to Maine on Thursday,
dumping snow along the coast and bringing strong winds that will usher in possible record-breaking cold.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

By SUSAN HAIGH                and offices and halted        in wide effect, and wind        ity was reported near Phila-  Falls as he drove to work at
DAVE COLLINS                  transportation systems.                                       delphia when a car could      Verizon. He waited a half
Associated Press              Forecasters expected the      gusts hit more than 70 mph      not stop at the bottom of     hour for a tow truck to pull
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) —        storm to be followed imme-                                    a steep, snow-covered hill    him out.
A massive winter storm        diately by a blast of face-   (113 kph) in some places.       and slammed into a com-       “I didn’t expect it (the
roared into the East Coast    stinging cold air that could                                  muter train. A passenger in   storm) was going to be a
on Thursday, threatening to   break records in more than    Eastern  Massachusetts          the vehicle was killed. No    heavy one. That’s why I
dump as much as 18 inches     two dozen cities and bring                                    one on the train was hurt.    went to work today. I’m
of snow from the Carolinas    wind chills as low as minus   and most of Rhode Island        In New Jersey, Orlando Ig-    going to stay in a hotel to-
to Maine and unleashing       40 degrees this weekend.                                      mat’s car got stuck in a      night,” he said.
hurricane-force winds and     Blizzard warnings and         braced for as much as 3         snowbank along the Gar-
flooding that closed schools  states of emergency were                                      den State Parkway in Tinton                Continued on Page 3
                                                            inches of snow per hour.

                                                            Four people were killed in

                                                            North and South Carolina

                                                            after their vehicles ran off

                                                            snow-covered roads, au-

                                                            thorities said. Another fatal-
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