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Today in weather history

In 1966...

An incredible blizzard raged for 4 days over most of North Dakota and Minnesota. The Abominable Snowman buried many areas with 2 to 3 feet of snow. Winds gusting from 70 to 100 MPH produced drifts of 30 to 40 feet, equivalent to a 3 or 4 story building! Bismarck, North Dakota reported near zero visibilities for about 42 consecutive hours! Thirteen people died and livestock losses were virtually countless.

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