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December 09, 2007|By FRANK ROYLANCE | FRANK ROYLANCE,Sun Reporter -- Weather Blogger

T.J. Hamilton, 75, of Baltimore asks, "When was the worst ice storm in Baltimore's history. ... I would like to know this before I die." I'll hurry, but there's no objective way to compare. My nomination goes to a relentless series of storms in January and February 1994. The worst was Feb. 10-11. Freezing rain and sleet left 1 to 3 inches of ice. North Central Maryland added 4 to 7 inches of sleet. Trees, power lines, gutters and pedestrians fell. Damage was put at $100 million. Readers?

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