Blizzard of 1996, Washington D.C. (photos)
Schools were closed, federal and city governments were shut down - and Washington, D.C. was paralyzed. It was the BLIZZARD OF 1996 and anyone who lived here back then remembers this icy super storm all too well.
Long into the Washington, D. C., rush hour cars block a main intersection in the downtown area, as commuters sit in gridlock on their way home Tuesday, Jan. 16,1996. Ten days after a major blizzard buried the city , streets were still clogged with snow and traffic lanes were blocked.