Major blizzards in U.S. history

Published On: Feb 07 2013 10:39:34 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 27 2014 02:13:27 PM CST

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

Biggest Blizzards - 1913
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November 1913: Considered the most devastating blizzard to hit the Great Lakes, this storm raged for nearly five days with hurricane-force winds of up to 62 mph and waves that reached up to 35 feet in height. More than 235 people were killed and 18 ships wrecked.

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