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WJLA, February 07, 2013

Blizzard of 1978, a look back at the historic storm

As the northeast braces for a record-breaking winter storm, many are taking note that the storm would hit just after the 35th anniversary of the historic blizzard of 1978, which paralyzed the region with more than 2 feet of snow and hurricane force winds.

A lone pedestrian carries an umbrella making her way up a deserted highway in Philadelphia, Feb. 5, 1978, as wind whips snow around under overhead street lights.

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