Major blizzards in U.S. history

Published On: Feb 07 2013 08:39:34 AM PST   Updated On: Dec 27 2014 12:13:27 PM PST

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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