This NOAA satellite image taken Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 02:00 PM 

This NOAA satellite image taken Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 02:00 PM EST shows a few clouds in the Rockies where low pressure continues to develop.  This low will intensify through the week, eventually bringing a strong winter storm to the Northeast. (AP Photo/Weather Underground)
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This NOAA satellite image taken Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 02:00 PM EST shows a few clouds in the Rockies where low pressure continues to develop. This low will intensify through the week, eventually bringing a strong winter storm to the Northeast. (AP Photo/Weather Underground)
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