A Timeline: Take the journey as fog, rain changes to snow, wind chills in hours as Blizzard of ’78 hits

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — It moved in fast and packed a punch.

Forty years ago this week, the Blizzard of 1978 paralyzed Northeast Ohio for three days.

On Jan. 25, 1978, the weather was foggy, rainy and in the 30s and 40s.

The temps fell 30 degrees in two hours as the blizzard hit.

Check out the timeline below, which includes videos and details on the chain of events that followed.

For much more on the Blizzard of 1978, or to share your memories of the winter storm, click here.

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