Monday, October 29, 2012

Story of the Hurricanes: A Timeline of New York Storms

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1947: North American Christmas Blizzard

This blizzard struck on Christmas Day and was not anticipated at all. So, surprise! This was the largest blizzard since the Great Blizzard of 1888 and it buried the city in more than two feet of snow. 77 deaths were attributed to this storm and its severity was devastating for the city and the whole Northeast corridor.

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Kristin Iversen is the Managing Editor at Brooklyn Magazine and the L Magazine. She has been described as "a hipster buzzword made flesh." This seems pretty accurate.

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