As the nation heads into another winter season, the rise of extreme weather means people across the country will be watching out for snowstorms. The Onion takes a look at the worst snowstorms in U.S. history.
Intense snow and cold on Christmas Eve along the Eastern seaboard led to the deaths of dozens of little match girls.
Over 400 people died, but it was 1888, so that kind of stuff probably happened all the time.
The most devastating storm to ever hit the Great Lakes caused waves as high as 10 meters, which scientists theorize could have been hundreds of feet.
A massive snowstorm in the Midwest killed 25 duck hunters in what is very prematurely dubbed the tragedy of the decade.
The one your dad is always talking about.
It took crews 10 years to dig out Rhode Island.
The blizzard and hurricane would have only caused some property damage had it not tragically coincided with the Bikini Car Wash Of The Century.
Residents of Eau Claire, WI were devastated by the gale-force savings at Ace Appliance’s Black Friday sale.
This crippling blizzard earned its name when President Barack Obama addressed the storm during a meeting and begged for it to bring about Judgment Day at last.