Big Blizzard Results in Snowstorm Footage Spike

February 02, 2011

Last night and into this morning, a large swath of the country was blasted by a winter storm that affected areas from Texas to Maine. One result has been a big influx of winter-weather-related footage on YouTube. The most popular batch has been from Chicago and videos from the snowstorm in that area were among the top spiking searches earlier this morning.

Over 7,000 "blizzard"-related videos have been uploaded to YouTube in the past 24 hours. Many of those videos are personal accounts of the storm uploaded by individual users from all over the affected area sharing their experiences. We've collected several of them in the playlist below: