PHOTOS: Snow Wreaks Havoc in the Northeast

By Kristen Rodman, Staff Writer
December 10, 2013; 3:20 AM ET
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(Photo/Lee Deutsch). See larger image below.

A winter storm consisting of snow and an icy mix spread across the Ohio Valley, mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Sunday. Freezing rain also created problems throughout Texas, Kentucky, Kansas and Tennessee.

Early Sunday morning, almost 5 inches of snow fell in West Virginia, causing severe roadway conditions.

By Sunday night, a foot of snow was recorded in Wilmington, Del.

More snow is falling across the mid-Atlantic. Follow the latest updates in our liveblog.

Farther north, the Maryland State Police declared that a snow emergency was in place for portions of the state, prohibiting parking on roads and streets designated as snow emergency routes.

Multiple vehicle crashes occurred due to snow-covered and icy roads in Pennsylvania Sunday afternoon. Crashes took place along I-95 southbound, the Pennsylvania Turnpike I-76, 276 and 476.

A ground stop due to ice and snow was in effect at the Philadelphia International Airport and the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Sunday afternoon. Departure traffic headed to La Guardia, JFK and Newark International Airport were also subject to ground stop programs due to weather, according to the FAA.

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Heavy snow fell in Philadelphia, making conditions for the kickoff of the Philadelphia Eagles game were near-zero visibility.

More information on Sunday's snowstorm track and impact into Monday, can be found in this news story.

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Marlon Brown (14) scores a touchdown in the snow in the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Presley the golden retriever was out enjoying his first snow in Timonium, Md., Sunday. Photo by Katie Ewing.

A snowy Christmas tree in Baldwin, Md. Photo by Frances Tana.

PennDOT urges drivers to slow down on I-95 at Columbus Boulevard in Philadelphia, during the storm.

A traffic camera shows snow and ice along I-95 at Mill Road in Pennsylvania.

Almost two inches of snow covers a backyard in Phoenixville, Pa. Photo courtesy of Lee Deutsch.

PennDot web cam shows stopped traffic on I-95 at Tasker Street, Philadelphia.

Turnpike webcam shows slow moving traffic on New Jersey Turnpike, north of the Delaware Memorial Bridge.

PennDot welcome shows stopped traffic on I-95 at Tasker Street, Philadelphia.

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