57 Years Ago, Alaska Was Hit With The Worst Blizzard In State History

The worst blizzard in Alaska took place in one of the snowiest spots on the planet, Thompson Pass, outside of Valdez, Alaska. In 1963, a blizzard dropping six and a half feet filled mile 47 of the Richardson Highway during one of the largest snowfalls ever recorded on the planet — not surprising for an area that breaks snowfall records regularly!

Do you remember hearing about the worst blizzard in Alaska? Have you experienced some pretty great snowfalls where you live? Let us know in the comments below!

If you want to read more about Thompson Pass and its record-breaking snowfalls, read more about how It’s Impossible To Forget The Year Alaska Saw Its Single Largest Snowfall Ever!

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