By the numbers: Northeast blizzard
Updated On: Feb 09 2013 08:41:41 PM CST
A blizzard that resulted from two storms converging over the Northeast United States brought hurricane-force winds and record snowfall to some areas.
By the numbers, here is a look at the impact:
3 -- NBA teams that had to change travel plans to New York City due to the blizzard.
4 to 5 inches per hour -- Rate of snowfall in Connecticut.
9 -- People in the United States and Canada killed due to the storms.
6 -- States that declared an emergency.
40 inches -- Snowfall in Hamden, Connecticut.
83 mph -- Peak wind gust at Cuttyhunk Island, Massachusetts.
103 -- Canceled ACT achievement test sites in eight states.
3,612 -- Snow plows and other equipment in use in Massachusetts.
More than 5,000 -- Flights canceled.
More than 659,000 -- Customers who lost power in nine states.
More than 40 million -- People affected by the storm in the U.S. Northeast.
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