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Week in Weather: March 9

Slide 1 of 38: Workers clear fallen tree limbs on the National Mall after strong winds hit Washington, DC, on March 2. A major winter storm pounded the US East Coast on Friday, whipping up strong winds and dumping heavy rain and snow, forcing the cancellation of several thousand flights and the closure of federal government offices in Washington. Coastal flooding alerts were issued from New Jersey to Massachusetts with winter weather advisories, winter storm warnings and high wind warnings in effect from the Northeast to the Mid-Atlantic, the National Weather Service said.

Washington, D.C.

Workers clear fallen tree limbs on the National Mall after strong winds hit on March 2. A major winter storm pounded the US East Coast, whipping up strong winds and dumping heavy rain and snow.
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