Article Photos: Storm whips into Northeast bringing snow, rain 9/13

A Coast Electric Power Association lineman grounds a line on a replacement pole in McNeill, Miss., Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. The Christmas day storms downed both telephone and electric power lines and poles throughout the state in addition to extensive private property damage. More than 25 people were injured and at least 70 homes were damaged in Mississippi by the severe storms that pushed across the South on Christmas Day, authorities said Wednesday. Damages have been reported in 10 counties and officials continue to assess the situation. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)