The Storm That Kicked Off The New Year: By The Numbers

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January 03, 2014 AT 6:03 AM
A mammoth winter storm that built up on the Plains and plowed into the Northeast has affected millions of people in 22 states. 23.8 inches: The snowfall in Boxford, Mass., at 9 a.m., according to . 1,700: The number of public schools closed Friday in New York City, the nation’s largest public school system. 3,379: Number of road crews clearing Massachusetts highways, according to Massachusetts Department of Transportation. 10 degrees: The temperature at which road salt becomes ineffective for melting snow and ice. 4 degrees: The air temperature in Rochester, N.Y., at 9 a.m.