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A wet and heavy mixture of rain and snow covers the north side of the bronze Statue of Freedom on the top of the U.S. Capitol Dome March 6, 2013 in Washington, DC. A late winter storm is expected to cover the Mid-Atlantic region after dropping almost a foot of snow across the the West and Midwest. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

New England storm

Snow, sleet and rain hit the northeastern United States on March 19, the

last full day of winter, snarling traffic and closing several schools.