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PHOTO GALLERY: A look at New York City blizzards over the years

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NEW YORK — Heavy snowfall is expected across New York City and much of the tri-state area Tuesday.

NYC was briefly under a blizzard warning, predicting up to 2 feet of snow. Much lower totals are now expected in what was set to become a potentially historic snowstorm.

Significant or not for the region, here's a look at some of the biggest snowstorms in New York City history.