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Worst US Blizzards

Take a look back at some of the most dangerous blizzards in US history.

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On March 11 and 12, 1888, a devastating nor'easter dumped 40 to 50 inches of snow in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York. Huge snow drifts buried houses and trains, and the turbulent seas sank 200 ships with a loss of over 400 lives.

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