A little girl on her way to school Thursday in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio and his aides have come under fire for not closing the city's schools before a winter storm hit. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Passengers wait in line at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Thursday. A major snowstorm has delayed flights from Atlanta to New York. David Tulis/AP hide caption

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Last week in Indianapolis, the Kehoe children — from left, Maria, Anthony and Veronica — played with shaving cream as their mother Joanne tried to keep them occupied when the weather outside was awful. R. Brent Smith/AP hide caption

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Not a good day for a drive: A Georgia Department of Transportation sign warned motorists in Norcross Wednesday morning, and few were on the roads. John Amis/AP hide caption

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This car was navigating a snowy road early Tuesday in Fort Payne, Ala. The wicked winter weather there is spreading across the Deep South. Hal Yeager/AP hide caption

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Jan. 29, 2014: Traffic is snarled along the I-285 perimeter north of Atlanta's metro area after an ice and snow storm passed through. Officials hope such a scene isn't repeated. David Tulis/AP hide caption

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In Philadelphia on Wednesday, a woman ducked under a utility line that was brought down when an ice-covered tree fell. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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