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WJLA, January 07, 2013

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.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Tourists walk through the snow at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington Sunday Jan. 7, 1996. The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning through Sunday night, forecasting 20 to 30 inches of snow and winds of 25 to 35 miles an hour cutting visibility and causing drifts.

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