A Massive Storm Blanketed Wisconsin In Ice In 1976 And It Will Never Be Forgotten

Massive snow storms aren’t exactly that rare here in Wisconsin. We’re quite used to racking up a couple of feet of snow at least once a year somewhere in the state. Sure, sometimes those storms come with gusting winds or drifting snow, but honestly, a blizzard in Wisconsin is fairly commonplace at this point.

But in March 1976, a devastating ice storm hit that affected nearly the entire state. It devastated counties, left many without power and is still remembered as one of the worst natural disasters in Wisconsin history.

Do you remember this Great Ice Storm of 1976? Tell us about it in the comments.

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