PHOTOS: Relentless Winter Slams Midwest, Northeast

By Kristen Rodman, Staff Writer
February 19, 2014; 6:28 AM ET
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Yet another major winter storm system brought rounds of snow and ice to areas from the Midwest through the Northeast Monday and Tuesday.

On Monday, as the storm moved through the Midwest it halted air traffic, canceling and delaying more than 1,000 flights at Chicago O'Hare, Chicago Midway and Minneapolis St. Paul airports.

Nearly 4,000 more flights were delayed on Tuesday, as the storm raced through the Northeast. The majority of the delays occurred at Philadelphia International, LaGuardia and Boston Logan.

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On Tuesday, thundersnow was reported in parts of Pennsylvania before the storm headed up the coast and into New England.

Following the storm, most of the Northeast's major cities will gear up for a brief warmup, providing some relief from this winter's fury of snow and ice.

For the reports on the storm, read here.

Workers take a lunch break from shoveling snow near the Statehouse in Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Trenton, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

The Dorchester Heights Monument in South Boston, Mass., is blanketed in snow after a storm moved through the area on Feb. 18, 2014. (Photo/Josh Crawford).

More snow fell over New York City after another winter storm hit the area on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. (Instagram/mrconlin)

A major winter storm brought near whiteout conditions to the Windy City on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014. (Photo/David Jakubiak)

After just three hours outdoors, a car is encrusted in ice on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in Decatur, Ill. (Photo/Eric Newman)

A storm brings more snow to Minneapolis on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, making for a picturesque wintry scene, but a horrendous evening commute. (Photo/Megan Radke)

The winter storm doesn't stop this man from heading outside on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in Chicago, Ill. (Photo/Kati Heng)

A pedestrian walks down a snow-covered sidewalk on Martin Luther King Drive in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood during a snowstorm Monday, Feb. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Ice builds up on a window in Monticello, Ill. (Photo/Gigi Swanson)

The corner of Michigan Ave. and Van Buren St. in downtown Chicago, Ill., is barely visible as another major winter storm moves through the area on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014. (Twitter Photo/@randallb_61)

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