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Impact of the Northeast blizzard by the numbers

Posted at 6:58 PM, Feb 09, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-09 18:58:16-05

(CNN) — A blizzard that resulted from two storms converging over the Northeast United States brought hurricane-force winds and record snowfall to some areas.

By the numbers, here is a look at the impact:

3 — NBA teams that had to change travel plans to New York City due to the blizzard.

4 to 5 inches per hour — The rate of snowfall in Connecticut.

6 — People killed due to the storms.

6 — States that declared an emergency.

40 inches — Snowfall in Hamden, Connecticut.

83 mph — Peak wind gust at Cuttyhunk Island, Massachusetts.

103 — Canceled ACT achievement test sites in eight states.

Up to $500 — Fine for driving on the streets in Rhode Island.

3,612 — Snow plows and other equipment in use in Massachusetts.

More than 5,000 — Flights canceled.

More than 659,000 — Customers who lost power in nine states.

More than 40 million — People affected by the storm in the U.S. Northeast.

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