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The Week in Pictures for Dec. 30th Pete Hipko deals with fogged-up glasses and icicles on his beard as he braves sub-zero temperatures as he walks to City Market in Burlington on Friday, January 3, 2014. (Photo by GLENN RUSSELL/FREE PRESS)
The Week in Pictures for Dec. 30th A thick coating of ice weighs down a sapling on Monday near the St. Albans Reservoir after freezing rains broke limbs and cut power to tens of thousands in Vermont. (Photo by JOEL BANNER BAIRD/FREE PRESS)
Ice Storm hits Vermont: Crews plow downed trees instead of snow as ice build up on trees becomes the enemy Sunday morning, bringing down power lines, cuttinh power to tens of thousands and clogging roadways as crews try to keep up.
Ice Storm: Jody Fuller of VTRANS Dist. 3 near Rutland cuts branches off trees along Vermont 15 in Cambridge coated with about an inch of frozen rain Sunday morning. Crew from across the state descended on the Champlain Valley, the Northeast Kingdom and other parts of northern Vermont after ice-laden trees snapped, bringing down power lines and cutting power to tens of thousands.
Anthony Solari of VTRANS Dist. 3 near Rutland finishes breaking up downed tree limbs on Vermont 15 in Cambridge. An ice storm brought freezing rain through the weekend in Vermont, coating trees with about an inch of ice or more, bending them far enough to touch the road by Sunday morning.