PHILADELPHIA (AP) — More than six inches of new snow fell on Tuesday in parts of the eastern United States -- dumped by a quick-moving storm that prompted Pennsylvania officials to reduce speed limits along the state's entire system.
Those limits were later lifted, except in an area outside Philadelphia, where a series of crashes last week injured 30 people and left cars stranded for miles.
The same storm brought "thundersnow" -- an area of heavy snow with embedded thunder -- to the Pittsburgh area.
Many East Coast states are getting three to six inches of new snow, after the storm moved in overnight from the Great Lakes area and through the Mid-Atlantic. Some areas are seeing rain, sleet or a snow-rain mixture as the storm moves up the coast.
Forecasters say temperatures above freezing on Tuesday should reach into the 40s to the mid-50s for the rest of the week, giving people a break from the shoveling and the shivering.
Monday, several inches of snow fell across the Great Lakes, causing Chicago's two airports to cancel more than 1,000 flights.
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