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Snow storms hit US

2009-01-15 10:04:03 GMT2009-01-15 18:04:03 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

A sundog, or solar halo, appears in the sky above snowy Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009. Residents face a midday temperature of 3 degrees Fahrenheit and a wind chill of -20 as the Midwest faced an arctic cold wave.[Agencies]

The 25-foot statue titled 'God Bless America' by J. Steward Johnson, inspired by Grant Wood's painting 'American Gothic,' accumulates snow near the Chicago River on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009. [Agencies]

Traffic moves slowly on Interstate 465 after snow fell in Carmel, Ind., Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009. Snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches is expected. [Agencies]

Midtown buildings in the background of Hernshead Lake in Central Park, the morning after a winter storm hit New York City in December 2008. [Agencies]

Pedestrians walk into a stiff wind and blowing snow in downtown Chicago, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009, as a blast of sub-freezing temperatures and snow storms continue to plague the upper Midwest. [Agencies]

A blast of sub-freezing temperatures and snow storms continued to plague the US upper Midwest Wednesday, Jan 14, 2009.

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