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    Photos: New York City receives 1st major snowfall of the season

    By Katy Galimberti, AccuWeather staff writer
    December 11, 2017, 11:29:26 AM EST

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    Parts of the northeastern United States experienced their first major snowfall of the season this weekend.

    A major winter storm blanketed parts of the Southeast with a rare snowfall, including in Florida and parts of southern Texas. The storm barreled north, dropping travel-disrupting snow along the Interstate-95 corridor.

    From Washington, D.C., to Portland, Maine, snow created a wintry scene on Saturday and into early Sunday morning.

    Nearly 5 inches of snow fell in Central Park in New York City.

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    Snow falls on Tom Hollladay, right, as he makes a snowman in City Hall park with his children Reese, center, Anna, left and Kate, background, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)


    While Baltimore and Washington, D.C., received less than 3 inches of snow, areas to their northwest and southeast picked up as much as 6 inches, according to AccuWeather Meteorologist Renee Duff.

    Baltimore and Philadelphia both broke daily snowfall records. Areas north and west of Boston picked up over half a foot of snow.

    The snow created travel woes, especially at Northeast airports. Delays up to two hours were reported at Newark International Airport.

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    A person walks along the Chestnut Hill Reservoir past snow-covered trees in Boston, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)


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