Winter weather pushes East

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(NBC News) — Winter weather continues to cause problems across the country.

Heavy snow has caused treacherous driving conditions in the Midwest, while in the East ice knocked down power lines and trees.

Up to a foot of snow has fallen in Wisconsin and Minnesota, making driving is a challenge.

In Chicago, icicles falling from one of the city’s skyscrapers posed a threat.

Elsewhere there is flooding. Forecasters expect the Ohio River to crest above the flood stage in Cincinnati.

In the Northwest, heavy rain and melting snow caused flooding in Oregon and Washington state.

The winter weather is moving east. Up to a foot of snow is possible in parts of New England, along with potentially dangerous sleet.

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