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This Day in History: January 28, 1977

History recounts the great Blizzard of '77 in numerous articles, books, and DVDs, such as The White Death and the Wrath of God: Buffalo Blizzard - Siege And Survival. In Buffalo, NY, temperatures plummeted to 40-60 degrees below zero with tormenting winds up to 69 MPH at the airport and average sustained wind speeds of 46 MPH.