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VIDEO: 20 Hours Of The Blizzard In 40 Seconds

A few folks may remember this blogger's fascination with the snow piling up in his northern Virginia backyard last February.

Well, a New Jersey guy named Michael Black did a much better job over the weekend tracking the snow as it piled up on his patio furniture. Check out this "20 hours in 40 seconds" time lapse photo sequence he put together:

(H/T Gawker)

Meanwhile, rough weather and the aftereffects of the weekend blizzard that hit much of the East Coast and New England continue to cause big problems — "stranding thousands of holiday travelers and snarling morning commutes."

Here's a photo gallery as well to help tell the story of this weekend's big storm:

  • A man uses a snowblower to clear a street Monday in New York City's Times Square after a blizzard dropped 20 inches of snow in the area.
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    A man uses a snowblower to clear a street Monday in New York City's Times Square after a blizzard dropped 20 inches of snow in the area.
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  • People walk through the snow in Manhattan's East Village in New York City. The tail end of a powerful storm across the Northeast snarled plans for millions of holiday travelers Monday, forcing airport closures and crippling road and rail traffic. The New York area was especially hard hit.
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    People walk through the snow in Manhattan's East Village in New York City. The tail end of a powerful storm across the Northeast snarled plans for millions of holiday travelers Monday, forcing airport closures and crippling road and rail traffic. The New York area was especially hard hit.
    Mario Tama/Getty Images
  • A man who gave his name as Marcus cross-country skis through snow in Times Square.
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    A man who gave his name as Marcus cross-country skis through snow in Times Square.
    Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images
  • John Elliot of New York tries to dig out his rental car on a Manhattan street thanks in part to a good Samaritan who let him use a shovel.
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    John Elliot of New York tries to dig out his rental car on a Manhattan street thanks in part to a good Samaritan who let him use a shovel.
    Craig Ruttle/AP
  • A worker shovels snow from Times Square on Monday morning.
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    A worker shovels snow from Times Square on Monday morning.
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  • A U.S. Airways jet is blasted by snow on the tarmac at Philadelphia International Airport. The blizzard menaced would-be travelers by air, rail and highway, leaving thousands without a way to get home after the holidays and shutting down major airports and rail lines for a second day.
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    A U.S. Airways jet is blasted by snow on the tarmac at Philadelphia International Airport. The blizzard menaced would-be travelers by air, rail and highway, leaving thousands without a way to get home after the holidays and shutting down major airports and rail lines for a second day.
    Matt Rourke/AP
  • Snow removal crews work to clear runways at Philadelphia International Airport.
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    Snow removal crews work to clear runways at Philadelphia International Airport.
    Matt Rourke/AP
  • Travelers stranded by a severe winter storm wait at New York's Penn Station.
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    Travelers stranded by a severe winter storm wait at New York's Penn Station.
    Aaron Jackson/AP
  • Doug Sherman of New York tries to rebook his flight home as long lines of travelers are stranded at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport because of many flight cancellations. Sherman had attended Sunday's NFL football game between the New York Giants and the Green Bay Packers.
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    Doug Sherman of New York tries to rebook his flight home as long lines of travelers are stranded at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport because of many flight cancellations. Sherman had attended Sunday's NFL football game between the New York Giants and the Green Bay Packers.
    Kiichiro Sato/AP
  • A pedestrian crosses a deserted Columbus Avenue in New York City.
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    A pedestrian crosses a deserted Columbus Avenue in New York City.
    Craig Ruttle/AP
  • Snow falls in the early morning hours Monday in Manhattan's East Village.
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    Snow falls in the early morning hours Monday in Manhattan's East Village.
    Mario Tama/Getty Images
  • A woman walks through the snow in the early morning hours in Manhattan's East Village.
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    A woman walks through the snow in the early morning hours in Manhattan's East Village.
    Mario Tama/Getty Images
  • A man cleans the sidewalk in front of Geno's Steaks during the blizzard Sunday in Philadelphia.
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    A man cleans the sidewalk in front of Geno's Steaks during the blizzard Sunday in Philadelphia.
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  • A couple crosses a snow-covered street on New York's Upper East Side.
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    A couple crosses a snow-covered street on New York's Upper East Side.
    Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images
  • Snowplows clear the streets around City Hall in Philadelphia during the blizzard.
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    Snowplows clear the streets around City Hall in Philadelphia during the blizzard.
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  • Snow blows at a rest area gas station on the Atlantic City Expressway near Hammonton, N.J.
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    Snow blows at a rest area gas station on the Atlantic City Expressway near Hammonton, N.J.
    Mel Evans/AP
  • Cars creep along the Long Island Expressway during the blizzard in New York.
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    Cars creep along the Long Island Expressway during the blizzard in New York.
    Seth Wenig/AP
  • A man walks along a beach through the snowstorm Sunday in Westport, Conn.
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    A man walks along a beach through the snowstorm Sunday in Westport, Conn.
    Spencer Platt/Getty Images
  • A woman walks trough the trees during heavy snow in the Bronx borough of New York.
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    A woman walks trough the trees during heavy snow in the Bronx borough of New York.
    Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

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