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From Space to Sledding: Top 10 Social Media Moments from 2016 Massive Snowstorm

The first major snowstorm of 2016 dumped 30 inches of snow near Washington, D.C. and impacted 80 million people from the Gulf Coast to New England. The blizzard, dubbed Jonas by the Weather Channel and widely referred to on social media, caused more than 10,000 flight cancellations and was responsible for 37 deaths. 

As the blizzard caused flooding at the Jersey Shore, President Barack Obama worked inside the White House and pandas frolicked in the snow at the National Zoo.

Here's the top social media moments from the blizzard:

10. NASA publishes a photo of the storm from space.

9. Water gushes down the streets of Atlantic City, N.J.

8. Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney goes sledding with his players.

7. Astronaut Scott Kelly tweets images of the blizzard from his one-year space odyssey. 

6. Joe Jonas posts a meme to make fun of the blizzard bearing his name.  

5. It took an act of Congress to reverse the 15-year-old ban on sledding on Capitol Hill. 

4. POTUS works from home amid the snowfall.

3. Hundreds of vehicles got stuck on roadways, including a bus carrying Duquense University basketball players. The Pennsylvania Turnpike became a parking lot for 500 stranded vehicles. 

2. Tian Tian the panda romps in the snow at the National Zoo. 

1. A dinosaur shovels the snow.

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Posted by Amy Saxon White on Friday, January 22, 2016
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