Residents Dig Their Way Out Of Northeast Blizzard , Nemo

2:48 PM, Feb 9, 2013   |    comments
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(WUSA9/USA Today) -- A blizzard pounded the Northeast, cutting power and leaving over three feet of snow in some areas. 

Blizzard warnings have expired in some areas and residents are now digging their way out of the snow. 

"Victory! And now to the emergency room, my back, my back," Hugo Balta, of West Hartford, Connecticut posted on Facebook after shoveling his car out of the snow. 

The storm dubbed Nemo by the Weather Channel, although meteorologist say that is not the official name, also caused 650,000 homes and businesses to lose power, USA Today reported. 

More than 6,300 flights in North America have been canceled through 11 a.m. Saturday, according to flight-tracking service FlightStats.

Video by: Flavio Rios

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