The Great Blizzard of 1888

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The Great Blizzard of 1888

Was unreasonably mild and heavy rains but turned to snow as the climate started to drop.Started shortly after midnight and continued unabated for a day and a half

Conditions:Low temp of 6 degreesDaytime average of 9 degrees

The Great Blizzard of 1888

Blizzard video

~One of the most severe blizzards ever recorded~Snowfalls of 20-60''~Sustained winds of more than 45 mph~80 mph wind gusts~Also called ''The Great White Hurricane''

Blizzards

Caused $25 million dollars in damages in 1888would cost $660 milllion now

Snow drifts excess of 50 feet.

The East Coast

Occurred on March 11th & 12thOver 400 people died and thousands were left stranded


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