GREAT PLAINS BLIZZARD OF 1987:
March 23-25--Three-day storm
hits Central Plains States. Snowfall depths of one foot and deeper
are found from South Dakota all the way south to the Texas Panhandle.
Snowfall depth of 20 inches is recorded in Pampa, Texas; this is the
worst storm in that part of Texas in at least 70 years.
STORM OF 1977:
Very strong storm
buries Northeastern States under depths of as much as 33 inches of
snow; 33 inches are recorded in Norfolk, Connecticut. Portions of New
England and New York State along the Atlantic coast are soaked by
between 3 and 5 inches of rain. Wind gusts reach between 60 and 90
mph at times, making this almost a "winter hurricane".