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PHOTOS: Winter Storm Maximus Slams West, Midwest; Heads East

January 31, 2014

Winter Storm Maximus, the 13th named storm of the winter season in the United States, will lay down a wintry mess from coast to coast by the time it finally ends Monday morning.

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Strong, gusty winds from Maximus combined with the snow will cause poor visibility, resulting in dangerous travel conditions. The storm will have multiple waves of snow, sleet and freezing rain sweeping west to east across the country.

Snow will continue over parts of the northern and central Rockies, Wasatch, Great Basin, Sierra and Cascades on Friday. Snow will also accumulate near Denver, as featured above in photos courtesy of KUSA 9News. As Saturday progresses, the snow shield will pull quickly to the northeast. By Saturday night, the only lingering snow in the East should be over Upstate New York and far northern New England.

(FORECASTS: Boston | NYC | Philly | Washington, D.C.)

Check back with us at weather.com and The Weather Channel for the latest on Winter Storm Maximus.

 

 

 

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