Photos: Major Winter Storm Continues to Whiten US

December 27, 2012; 6:35 AM ET
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Photos: Major Winter Storm Continues To Whiten US

The major winter storm that brought record snow to the southern Plains is spreading from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast.

Storified by Accu Weather· Wed, Dec 26 2012 12:18:43

#christmas #snow #blizzard #bells #red #cool #photography #iphoneography #prettyAlexandra Noonan
The major winter storm that brought record snow to the southern Plains and gave Little Rock its snowiest Christmas in 86 years is spreading from the Ohio Valley to the eastern Great Lakes and Northeast.
See the AccuWeather.com live blog for the latest information about this winter storm. 
Winter Storm Live: Icy Mix in DC, Philly NextThe major winter storm that brought record snow to the southern Plains and gave Little Rock its snowiest Christmas in 86 years is spreadi...
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Many people tweeted about unsafe driving conditions and slippery roads:
South of Lock Haven. Sheet of ice. #pawx #snowchrissyk20
Don't travel unless absolutely necessary! #paturnpike is HORRIBLE at Donegal. #staysafe #pawx @weatherchannel http://pic.twitter.com/nDNOCaV9Rosie Mesich
Streets got me driving 20 mph in Pittsburgh http://pic.twitter.com/rjvoKXm1Amir Brown
Other people, safe inside, enjoyed the snow.
It looks so pretty outside ! Trees look so pretty with snow on them ! [: http://pic.twitter.com/R4CcfgrN ❥ Jessie
I love #snowtylerwigfield
@jodyfuller @abc3340 @spann @charlesabc3340 it's just getting started here in Delaware, OH. http://pic.twitter.com/Ih0FF5CcD. Baxley
Sorry Alabama, can't get there today. About a foot of snow in AR! http://pic.twitter.com/ePBIVbLSJeremy Breland
Fishers Indiana Christmas2C what UC
I think my parents in #Arkansas got all the #snow we were expecting in #Oklahoma. http://pic.twitter.com/9DbyqdswDeeda Payton
Yes it is a blizzard outside ❄>>M A D I S O N<<
My view. #snow #winter #blizzard ❄❄❄❄Paige Lynne

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