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Today in weather history

In 1978...

A paralyzing blizzard struck the Midwest. From two to nearly three and a half feet of snow overwhelmed Indiana, while one to three feet of snow buried Michigan. The strong winds produced drifts across both states that, in some cases, were 20 feet high! No doubt, thousands of travelers were stranded on highways and interstates. During the blizzard, temperatures fell from the 40s to near zero.

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