November 24–25, 1971—Thanksgiving Snowstorm
Albany, N.Y., picked up 22.5 inches, the greatest November snowfall on record, with amounts up to 30 inches reported elsewhere.
November 25, 1983—The Great Thanksgiving Weekend Blizzard
This storm hit Denver, Colo., and produced 21.5 inches of snow in 37 hours, closing Stapleton Airport for 24 hours.
November 26, 1987—Thanksgiving Day Storm
Snowfall totals ranged up to 20 inches at Flagstaff Lake, Maine, and 18 inches at Errol, New Hampshire. A second storm produced nine inches at Kanosh, Utah, and 13 inches at Divide, Colo.
November 23, 1989—Thanksgiving Day Storm
This big storm produced up to 14 inches over Cape Cod, Mass. Snow totals of 4.7 inches at New York City and 6 inches at Newark, N.J., were records for Thanksgiving Day.
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