While severe winter weather has caused problems for many in the Great Plains, it has also provided some opportunities for fun. On Monday, Simon Mourning (front) and Chance Cain went sliding in Wichita, Kansas. Travis Heying/Wichita Eagle /MCT /Landov hide caption

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An orange clownfish named Marlin searches for his son in an ocean full of perils in the Disney/Pixar film Finding Nemo. Pixar Animation Studios/AP hide caption

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The National Weather Service's latest forecast of the snow totals across New England. Most places can expect 18-24 inches of new snow. It will start falling Friday and the storm is expected to last through Saturday. Weather.gov hide caption

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Nathan Lee, 5, was using a "wovel" to move snow from his family's driveway earlier today in State College Pa. Nabil K. Mark/Centre Daily Times/MCT /Landov hide caption

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The wicked weather covers a lot of territory. (Image shows conditions as of late afternoon Wednesday, ET. National Weather Service hide caption

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They're running out of places to put the snow in Cordova, Alaska. This photo was taken on Saturday (Jan. 7, 2012). Erv Petty/Alaska Div. of Homeland Security and Emergency Management/AP hide caption

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