Template talk:United States Blizzards

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Major recentist bias[edit]

According to the template, there were more blizzards in the past 12 years than the previous 100. It seems that every recent snowfall has made it in here, but older storms are only included if they were extremely significant. This is possibly the worst case of recentism I've ever seen.

I'd appreciate a discussion over how significant a storm must be to be included, but if there's no input in the next week or so, I'll formulate some criteria myself. ypnypn (talk) 02:50, 8 November 2012 (UTC)

  • I conquer, but have no idea what such criteria should be. —D-Rock 16:09, 6 December 2013 (UTC)

Blizzards in the 1980's[edit]

Why are the blizzards in the 1980's being omitted from this navbox? The New York Metropolitan Area had two in the early-1980s; One in 1982 and the other in 1983. The on in '82 was actually known for occurring in April and forced the New York Yankees to postpone their opening day game. ---------User:DanTD (talk) 14:42, 26 December 2013 (UTC)

UPDATE - A nice list of missing blizzards here. ---------User:DanTD (talk) 23:41, 24 May 2014 (UTC)
See WP:EXISTING. Unless there are clearly defined criteria like an annual award or sports event, navigation templates are generally for subjects with Wikipedia articles. PrimeHunter (talk) 00:09, 25 May 2014 (UTC)