Snowfall of 40 to 50 inches was recorded over New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut as sustained winds created drifts as much as 50 feet tall. Total deaths are thought to have exceeded 400. Most of the cities on the eastern seaboard were shut down for days, if not weeks.
This massive cyclonic storm had arms that at one point reached from Canada to Central America. More than 300 were killed.
Alabama and Georgia were hit by as much as six inches of snow. Areas further south received up to 16 inches of rain. Tornadoes and thunderstorms broke out all over the South.
In the northeast, record low temperatures were accompanied by large amounts of snow; some affected areas received as much as 3.5 feet, while drifts piled as high as 35 feet. Storm surges as high as twelve feet were recorded.
Affecting the entire eastern seaboard, these storms dumped as much as 40 inches each on the eastern United States.
Could I have been wrong this whole time about the eminent doom of an oncoming ice age?
There are a lot of records with similar patterns in weather, it seems.
I, personally, will vote for the warming thing - as others.