Winter Storm Wallops Parts of the Country
A weekend blizzard blankets part of the country, including areas of southern Ohio and West Virginia. But among the hardest hit – Washington D.C. and New York City. Residents there are still digging out after the record breaking storm.
Authorities in New York even issued a travel ban, as the city was slammed with more two feet of snow -- making this storm the second largest in the city's history. The storm caused big problems with travel conditions. Some highways resembled parking lots, leaving drivers stranded for hours. In central Kentucky, some drivers were stuck on the interstate for as many as 19 hours.
But some took advantage of the winter weather, including Tian Tian the Smithsonian Zoo giant panda, who made everyone smile with his reaction to the snow. He lives in Washington D.C., where federal buildings remained closed into Tuesday as crews continue to clean the city.