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Thousands of flights canceled, snow totals climb

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Posted at 11:35 AM, Jan 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-23 13:07:14-05

U.S. (AP) -- Flight tracking service FlightAware says more than 5,500 flights to, from or within the U.S. have been canceled this weekend due to the blizzard hitting the East Coast.

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There have been nearly 4,300 cancellations today, mostly at airports in the New York City and Washington areas. Another 1,200 flights have been canceled for tomorrow, mainly in Philadelphia, Washington and New York City.

The National Weather Service says that in nearly two dozen places, the amount of snow has already passed the 20-inch mark.

Not all the totals are official weather stations, but one spot in Terra Alta, West Virginia, hit 28 inches, while Oakland, Maryland, accumulated 2 feet.

The weather service's storm tracking page also reports that Dewey Beach, Delaware, and Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, recorded hurricane-force 75 mph winds.

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