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 - 1967
9 / 16

Jan. 25-26, 1967: One of the biggest snowstorms on record in the Midwest and Chicago's heaviest snowfall in a 24-hour period, this blizzard hit after a rare January tornado outbreak. Seventy-six people died, most in the Chicago area, and winds of up to 50 mph created drifts as high as 15 feet tall.


E-News Registration

newsletterimage Email Newsletters

Sign up for Breaking News, Daily Headlines, Severe Weather Alerts & more!

The Message Hub has launched a new system which has been set up to make it much easier for you to manage all of your e-mail subscriptions.

Most Popular