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 - 1899
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February 1899: The American South didn't know what hit it when this storm came through, bringing record-low temperatures from Florida to Georgia and icing over the Port of New Orleans. The area around Washington, D.C., experienced 51 straight hours of snowfall.

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