'Snowmageddon' blankets Mid-Atlantic in white

Pedestrians walk past the White House in Washington, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010, as snow continues to fall in the Washington area. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

February 6, 2010 7:27:12 PM PST
Skiers lapped the Reflecting Pool along the National Mall; others used the steps of the Lincoln Memorial for a slope. Hundreds crowded Dupont Circle for a snowball fight organized online, while elsewhere the capital's famed avenues were all but desolate.