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 - 1888
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March 11-14, 1888: It's been called the "Great White Hurricane," and for good reason. This blizzard caused more than 400 deaths, 200 in New York City alone, and blanketed much of the East Coast with snow that drifted up to 50 feet high.

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