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 - 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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