On this day: the first day of the blizzard of 1977

The 1977 blizzard that hit parts of New York, USA and Ontario, Canada, began on the 28th of January, 1977.

Wind gusts from 46 to 69 mph (74 to 111 km/h) hit daily, and more than 2.5 metres of snow were recorded in a storm that lasted into February and saw dozens of deaths registered.

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3 thoughts on “On this day: the first day of the blizzard of 1977

  1. […] the aftermath of the 1977 Blizzard that hit parts of New York, USA and Ontario, Canada, weather conditions still made transportation […]

  2. […] via On this day: the first day of the blizzard of 1977 — In Times Gone By… […]

  3. I was a kid in the Buffalo suburbs during this. Most people on the East Coast remember the Blizzard of ’78, but in Buffalo it was ’77! We were out of school for weeks.

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