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Surreal Photos Show The Record-Breaking Snowfall In Pennsylvania

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Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 2:25 p.m. ET

Posted on December 28, 2017, at 2:43 a.m. ET

Freezing temperatures and wind chill continued Wednesday as residents of Erie, Pennsylvania, worked to dig themselves out of record-breaking snowfall.
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Freezing temperatures and wind chill continued Wednesday as residents of Erie, Pennsylvania, worked to dig themselves out of record-breaking snowfall.

More than 65 inches of snow have fallen on the Great Lakes city in northwestern Pennsylvania since Christmas Eve.
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More than 65 inches of snow have fallen on the Great Lakes city in northwestern Pennsylvania since Christmas Eve.

The majority of that lake-effect snow — 34 inches — blanketed Erie on Christmas Day, breaking the city's daily record for that day by eight inches.
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The majority of that lake-effect snow — 34 inches — blanketed Erie on Christmas Day, breaking the city's daily record for that day by eight inches.

Lake-effect snow is a phenomenon where cold arctic air blows over the still-warm Great Lakes, forming narrow bands of clouds that can dump heavy snow on adjacent areas.
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Lake-effect snow is a phenomenon where cold arctic air blows over the still-warm Great Lakes, forming narrow bands of clouds that can dump heavy snow on adjacent areas.

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The city declared a state of emergency on Tuesday and asked drivers to stay off city streets, citing "an incredible amount of snow."
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The city declared a state of emergency on Tuesday and asked drivers to stay off city streets, citing "an incredible amount of snow."

By Wednesday, many roads had been cleared by plows.
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By Wednesday, many roads had been cleared by plows.

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Several more inches of snow fell on Wednesday, while residents worked to dig themselves out.
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Several more inches of snow fell on Wednesday, while residents worked to dig themselves out.

Kathleen Palkovic and her son spent two hours shoveling the snow so she could make it to her waitressing job, the AP reported.
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Kathleen Palkovic and her son spent two hours shoveling the snow so she could make it to her waitressing job, the AP reported.

Palkovic then had to drive five miles to get to Dave’s Diner in downtown Erie, which, she told the AP, took an hour.
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Palkovic then had to drive five miles to get to Dave’s Diner in downtown Erie, which, she told the AP, took an hour.

Many people in Erie were seen working to get their cars out of the snow.
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Many people in Erie were seen working to get their cars out of the snow.

While others were just enjoying the winter wonderland.
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While others were just enjoying the winter wonderland.

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