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Dec. 25, 2010, 9:59 a.m.
John Britt attempts to extricate his car from underneath snow on Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. on Feb. 9.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Snowmageddon

John Britt attempts to extricate his car from under the snow on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 9.

Two separate storm systems slammed into North America from Feb. 5-10, producing countless media-friendly nicknames such as "Snowmageddon" and "Snowpocalypse."