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 - 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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