Major blizzards in U.S. history

Published On: Feb 07 2013 10:39:34 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 02 2014 07:32:56 AM CST

As the Northeast prepares to get pummeled by snow, check out the major blizzards in U.S. history.

Biggest Blizzards - 1947
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Dec. 26-27, 1947: For more than half a decade, the blizzard of 1947 reigned as New York City's biggest snowstorm. More than two feet of snow fell in Central Park, shutting down the subway system and completely paralyzing the entire city.

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