Photos: Blizzard in Duluth

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1 Visibility was less than a block in many parts of Duluth, Minn. early morning Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, as a blizzard swept across parts of northern Wisconsin and Minnesota. 
2 Larry Menz of Esko, Minn. shovels the sidewalk in downtown Duluth, Minn. Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, as a blizzard swept across the city. 
3 Eli Whitmore walks through blizzard conditions early Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, as a high winds and heavy snow swept across Duluth, Minn. 
4 Surfers descended on Stony Point north of Duluth, Minn. as blizzard conditions swept across northern Minnesota. 
5 Surfers descended on Stony Point north of Duluth, Minn. as blizzard conditions swept across northern Minnesota, Feb. 29, 2012. 
6 Nonnie Socholotuk braves high winds and stinging snow to film the waves and conditions along Lake Superior in Canal Park with his iPhone early morning Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 in Duluth, Minn. "I started at Brighton Beach and am making all the stops along the lake," Socholotuk said. 
7 Duluth's Aerial Lift Bridge was shrouded in heavy snow and high winds Wednesday morning as blizzard conditions swept across the city. 
8 Vitta Pizza in Duluth's Canal Park faces Lake Superior and was taking the brunt of heavy snow and high winds early morning Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 in Duluth, Minn. 
9 Blizzard conditions on Feb. 29, 2012, swept across Duluth, Minn. as seen here at the intersection of Lake Avenue and Superior Street in downtown. 
10 From left, Katie Davis, 11, Brooke Heikkila, 10, Anna Davis, 10, and Andrew Davis, 8, build a snowman in Duluth's Congdon neighborhood Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2012 as blizzard conditions swept across the city. The heavy, wet snow made for perfect snowman constructing. 
11 Rachel Hagel (left) and Betty Suihkonen (right) run from a large wave early Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 along the shore of Lake Superior as blizzard conditions swept over Duluth, Minn. 
12 Markus Barsch of Mason, Wisc. surveys the waves before heading out to surf at Stony Point north of Duluth, Minn. High winds from a blizzard sweeping across northern Minnesota, Feb. 29, 2012, made for great surfing conditions. 
13 Jake Pearson of Duluth, Minn. watches his friends surf Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 29, 2012 at Stony Point in Duluth, Minn. Pearson was surfing earlier in the day, but his wet suit tore and he was reduced to watching. High winds from a blizzard sweeping across northern Minnesota made for great surfing conditions.