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Pictures: Snow Causes Spinouts, Crashes Despite Deployment of Plows

Some areas got at least 10 inches of snow

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A winter storm brought heavy bands of snow and some sleet over the greater Philadelphia region Thursday.

In some places, snow totals reached at least 10 inches. The snow caused multiple traffic accidents, despite snow plows being deployed to clear streets and salt being used on roadways.

Below are some of the images of the storm throughout the region. You can submit your own photos and videos here.

Man with snowblower pushes snow
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Reading, PA - February 18: Employees with the Reading Public Works department clear snow from a sidewalk on the 400 block of Penn Street using snow blowers. On Penn Street in the 400 and 500 blocks during a snow storm in Reading, PA Thursday morning February 18, 2021. (Photo by Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images)
Winter Snow Storm Hits Pennsylvania
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Reading, PA - February 18: An employee with the Reading Public Works department clears snow from a sidewalk on the 400 block of Penn Street using a snow blower. On Penn Street in the 400 and 500 blocks during a snow storm in Reading, PA Thursday morning February 18, 2021. (Photo by Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images)
Thick snow covers bushes and the roof of a house, as well as the ground and surrounding trees in Lyndell, Pennsylvania.
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Thick snow covers bushes and the roof of a house, as well as the ground and surrounding trees in Lyndell, Pennsylvania.
 Cars make their way along a snow covered Penn Street in Reading, Pennsylvania
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Reading, PA - February 18: Cars make their way along a snow covered Penn Street during a snow storm in Reading, PA Thursday morning February 18, 2021. (Photo by Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images)
A snow plow clears snow from one side of a Delaware road as a big rig drives by on the other side.
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A snow plow clears snow from one side of a Delaware road as a big rig drives by on the other side.
A silver sedan nearly spins out as it rounds a turn in East Falls, Philadelphia. A black van approaches the turn behind the sedan.
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A silver sedan nearly spins out as it rounds a turn in East Falls, Philadelphia.
Traffic lights dangle from a pole on Hartranft Street as snow falls in Philadelphia's Penrose neighborhood after a crash. One traffic light lies on the pavement.
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Traffic lights dangle from a pole on Hartranft Street as snow falls in Philadelphia's Penrose neighborhood after a crash.
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