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A powerful winter storm that caused blizzard-like condition in the Midwest is now heading to the Northeast

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They're slick in spots. The marvelous overpasses in Carmel are a little icy. They're slick in spots. The marvelous overpasses in Carmel are a little icy.

Airports are packed with people trying to get "somewhere."

More than 1,700 flights were canceled Wednesday and Thursday might not be much better with snow, freezing rain and strong winds battering the Northeast.

And it's causing a domino effect across the country.

A pilot on a flight sitting for hours in Dallas waiting to depart for Las Vegas told passengers this: "It's beyond reproach. I have no words to tell you. To tell you how sorry I am for all of this.

Passengers in Atlanta are trying to keep their cool as they wait for word on their flights.

You can't change it. Take it for what it is and make the best of a bad situation.

The best thing is to think about the purpose of the trip so you're not so upset.

Getting around on the ground isn't any easier.

Motorists in Indianapolis had to deal with white out conditions.

The Indiana Pacers postponed their game against the Chicago Bulls because of the severe weather in Indianapolis.

The dangerous conditions in Carmel, North of Indianapolis, didn't stop this motorist from venturing out on the roads.

They're slick in spots. The marvelous overpasses in Carmel are a little icy.

The white Christmas in Little Rock, Arkansas was a record breaker.

The nine inches of snow that fell on Christmas Day broke an 86-year-old-record.

The snowstorm is part of a system that spawned tornadoes in southern states on Christmas Day.

The national weather service says the tornado that hit Mobile, Alabama was an E-F2, with winds up to 135 miles-per-hour.

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