• Harrisburg to Escape Blizzard, Not Travel Hazards

    January 26, 2015; 2:36 PM ET

    While Harrisburg will escape the all-out blizzard that will bring New York City and Boston to a standstill, lingering snow and gusty winds will continue to disrupt travel through Tuesday.

  • DC, Baltimore to be Spared Worst of Blizzard

    January 26, 2015; 12:38 PM ET

    The blizzard and all its fury will spare the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore areas the worst, but enough snow will fall to make for slippery travel.

  • Philadelphia Braces for Disruptive Snowstorm

    January 26, 2015; 12:35 PM ET

    While escaping the worst of the all-out blizzard set to slam points northward, Philadelphia will still face a disruptive snowstorm Monday night through Tuesday.

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Cincinnati, OH (1937)
Ohio River was an amazing eighty feet above flood stage.

Reading, PA (1950)
High 77 degrees -- January maximum. Because of an abnormally warm fall and an incredibly warm January, there was swimming in the Schuylkill and Tulpehocken on this "June in January" day.

Chicago, IL (1967)
Record 23 inches for a single storm (Jan. 26th-27th), including a record 19.8 inches in 24 hours. Some parts of So. Cook County received 27 inches. Wind gusts of over 60 mph combined with temperatures in the upper 20s; drifts of 4-8 feet common with some reaching a height of 12 feet.