Snow in Poughkeepsie, New York
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Time-lapse shows build up of US snow in New York state

4 February 2015 Last updated at 07:21 GMT

Check out this time-lapse video as people in Poughkeepsie, New York are hit by a blizzard.

It shows the gradual build up of snow, creeping up a measuring post.

Fierce winter storms have closed schools, roads and airports across many parts of the US.