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In pictures: US snow storms

The roof of a car is just visible through snow in Oswego, NY

Record snowfalls in northern New York state have buried parts of the state under thick drifts of snow.

Residents of Oswego clear snow from their home

Six days of heavy snow squalls have blanketed much of the state, with many places seeing up to six feet of powder.

Ed Murray tries to clear snow in Mexico, NY

Bitter conditions are continuing as residents try to dig themselves out.

Residents of Oswego dig out their car

Driving conditions are less than ideal in some of the worst-hit areas.

Bob Munger clears snow from the roof of his mother's house in Mexico, NY

The governor of New York state has declared a state disaster emergency, as residents used a calm day on Friday to clear snow from their properties.

Image of Tom Miller's home in Mexico, NY

BBC News website user Tom Miller lives in Mexico, Oswego County, where six to eight feet of snow have fallen.

A man clears snow in Oswego County

Blustery conditions made clearing existing drifts hard work.

A US flag stands amid snow in front of a house in Mexico, NY

Twenty deaths across the US have been blamed on recent freezing weather, with the cold snap expected to dump more snow on the eastern US.

Upstate New York buried in snow
09 Feb 07 |  Americas

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