With Sandy fresh in memory, Northeast fills tanks, pantries

Posted: February 9, 2013 at 5:31 a.m.

Jack Percoco of Cambridge, Mass., reaches into depleted shelves for milk Friday at a supermarket in Somerville, Mass. A major winter storm heading toward the U.S. Northeast was expected to drop 1-3 feet of snow on the Boston area.

A blizzard began its brutal descent on the Northeast on Friday packing high winds, deepening snow and threatening to flood the region that is still recovering from Hurricane Sandy.

Blizzard churning toward NYC, New England

Snow was falling around the Northeast on Friday, ushering in what's predicted to be a massive, possibly historic blizzard, and sending residents scurrying to stock up on food and gas up their cars. (Feb. 8) (By AP)
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