In the Shadow of a Giant
The Blizzard of 78 has remained a measurement
pole against which all Noreaster storms
are compared to. Every time a bad one hits New England, the memories of
the Blizzard of
78 are awoken. The Blizzard of 2013 shared some eerie similarities with
the Blizzard of 78
similar wind strengths, high waves, and a development of an eye in the
center of the storm.
The piece translates wind, temperature and snow data from both storms.