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By the numbers: northeast blizzard

By CNN Staff
updated 9:40 PM EST, Sat Feb 9, 2013

(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 -- Rate of snowfall in Connecticut.

9 -- People in the United States and Canada 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.

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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