29 Dead After Blizzard Buries East Coast


Residents along the East Coast began digging out on Sunday after a massive snowstorm buried much of the region, leaving at least 29 people dead.

The deaths—which occurred in Washington, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee—ranged in snowstorm-related incidents including car accidents, carbon monoxide poisoning and from heart attacks while shoveling snow.

New York City broke its all-time daily snowfall record with 26.6 inches at Central Park while JFK recorded 30.1 inches.

West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania also saw totals over 30 inches.

Airlines on Sunday had canceled 800 Monday flights while all federal offices in Washington, D.C., are expected to be closed today, the U.S. Office of Emergency Management said. Read more at the Weather Channel.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com}