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A Massive Blizzard Blanketed Arizona In Snow In 2010 And It Will Never Be Forgotten

Snow in Arizona can seem to be a bit of an anomaly. For visitors and many residents living away from the mountains and northern region, it’s an unexpected sight.

But a blizzard? That’s not exactly something we expect here in the Southwest but it does happen on occasion. The largest known blizzard took place in 1967, where eight days of almost non-stop snow where some areas saw 8-feet or more. We wrote about that one back in December (you can read more about it here) but the another massive snowstorm happened just a few years ago and still left many rural residents stranded for days.

Curious about other events that have happened in Arizona history? Check out our article, The 5 Most Horrifying Disasters That Ever Happened In Arizona, for a few examples.

Monica Spencer
Monica is a Diné freelance writer and the Arizona staff writer for Only In Your State. She currently lives in Phoenix with her boyfriend and their herd of cats. You can reach her at