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 - December 2010
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Dec. 26-27, 2010: This post-holiday blizzard stranded thousands of travelers and featured a rare meteorological event known as thundersnow, when thunder and lightning are accompanied by heavy snow rather than rain. Snowfall was deepest in Rahway, N.J., which had to dig out from under 32 inches of snow.

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