Table 2: High-Impact Snowstorms That Affected the NE Urban Corridor: January 2004–February 2010

Table 2: High-Impact Snowstorms That Affected the NE Urban Corridor: January 2004February 2010

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Rank Year Date NESIS Score Category
7 2005 Jan. 21-24 6.8 Crippling
14 2007 Feb. 12-15 5.63 Major
17 2010 Feb. 23-28 5.11* Major
21 2010 Feb. 4-7 4.30* Major
23 2006 Feb. 12-13 4.10* Major
25 2009 Dec. 18-21 4.03* Major
26 2010 Feb. 9-11 3.93* Significant
32 2007 Mar. 15-18 2.55* Significant
37 2009 Mar. 1-3 1.65* Notable

* Preliminary

NOTE: The number 1 ranked storm occurred on Mar. 1214, 1993. This storm has an NESIS score of 13.20 and is one of only two storms considered extreme in terms of its societal impact.

SOURCE: http://lwf.ncdc.noaa.gov/snow-and-ice/nesis.php as of February 2010.