Blizzard of 2015, What Happened? Other Cool Snow Stories

If you have followed us very much, you know we have covered Winter, Snow and Railroads.
We have talked about big storms and blizzards.
Last week of January 2015 a blizzard was forecast for New York City. Guess what? It sort of turned into a non-event.

 

  • How much snow fell vs. how much was forecast

 

  • A look at some snowfall totals across the Northeast as of Wednesday after a massive winter storm and the National Weather Service’s forecast snow totals as of Monday night:
As New York City braced for a blizzard forecasters say could be historic, some residents are looking back to the one that historians say changed the city forever. Blizzard of 1888: How 1 storm changed New York City forever.
But “Old Man Winter” hit the country elsewhere. The  storm New York expected, went into New England.  Elsewhere, in Chicago, passengers shivered as an Amtrak train finally left 3.5 hours after its scheduled departure time.