East coast braces for blizzard

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The east coast of the U.S. is bracing for a blizzard this morning. By afternoon, the federal government will shut its doors.

On Wednesday night, Washington D.C., Maryland and northern Virginia had an inch of snow and traffic was gridlocked for miles. The roads were not salted ahead of the storm which led to 100 accidents.

President Obama's motorcade was even caught up in the storm.

The government is planning to shut down public buildings this afternoon, sending many employees home ahead of the storm.