The Blizzard of 2006 was a two-day storm that buried New York City and much of the northeast under up to two feet or more of snow. Although technically not a blizzard (with sustained winds of between 20-30 miles an hour in most areas) except in parts of Long Island and elsewhere, this snowstorm buried New York City under a record 26.9″ of snow, breaking the previous mark that had been set during the December 26-27, 1947 blizzard that had dumped 26.4″ of snow. With its staggering totals, the Blizzard of 2006 confounded earlier forecasts that had called for between 5-10 inches of snow across the region.Per The New York Times, when describing the storm, it was “a great Crab nebula 1,200 miles long and 500 miles wide on satellite images and a ghostly apparition on the ground [that] crawled up the Eastern Seaboard… with winds that gusted up to 60 miles an hour, and cloaked the cities to countrysides from North Carolina to coastal Maine with 12 to more than 27 inches of snow, which broke or challenged records in many locales.”Up through February 10, 2006, the 2005-06 winter had been unusually mild, recording the third warmest January on… Read full this story
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