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How does this storm compare to the blizzard of 1978?

Whenever we have a major snow storm everyone asks how it compares to the Blizzard of '78?



Comparing snow totals, it's not even close.



The blizzard of '78 had 35 inches of snow compared to the 12 inches (unofficial) with this storm,



Even if we saw up to 15 inches we would still be shy by more than half, so '78 still reigns supreme.



Temperatures are a different story.



Temperatures following the Blizzard of 1978 dipped to 10, 0, 3.



Lows following this storm could be record breaking -16, -20, -2.

 

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