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South Dakota (1998)
A storm snowfall total of 94 inches since February 25th in Galena. 90 inches in Lead.

Wellington, WA (1910)
Greatest avalanche disaster in U.S. history. Train swept from tracks at Wellington, killing 98 people.

NY/NJ (1914)
Heavy wet snow, "worst since '88", crippled NYC, NJ (Congressional Limited). Reading of 24" at Asbury Park; NYC's lowest barometer 28.38"; 28.27" at New Haven; Complete disruption of electricity in New Jersey.