Storm dumps heavy snow on Midwest and East Coast

PHILADELPHIA - Another round of snowy weather hit the eastern United States on Monday, closing schools, disrupting thousands of flights and hurting travel plans for people trying to return home from the Super Bowl football championship in the New York City area.

The National Weather Service reported about 8 inches of snow near Frostburg, Md., while parts of southern Ohio and West Virginia got about 10 inches. Totals in the Philadelphia area ranged from 3 to 9 inches; New York saw as much as 7 inches by 3 p.m.

Government offices, courts and schools closed in parts of Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia