The history of March storms

Created: 03/11/2014 10:50 PM WHEC.com

March has had its share of big snow storms. In fact, out of the top ten worst storms in history. Four were in March. The 1984 Leap Day storm lasted more than five days, bringing more than 30 inches. 

On March 3, 1991, The Ice Storm was the costliest natural disaster in New York State history to date. March 1999 packed quit a punch. There were two blizzards in the beginning of March, dropping 42 inches of snow.

Wednesday is the anniversary of the “Storm of the Century” in 1993, 23 inches of snow, thunder and lighting. 

Now, in 2014, we have a blizzard warning for Wednesday morning and evening.

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