This Jaw-Dropping Video Of One Of Colorado’s Most Historic Snow Storms Is Sure To Leave You Shivering

It’s that time of the year again, Colorado… it’s beginning to snow with even more predicted in the forecast later this week! While once upon a time this would have had me giddy (pre-kids), it now gets me down and makes me long for warm temperatures and cold drinks. If you are like me and are feeling down about the cold temperatures and white powder, let us take into consideration that this storm is NOTHING like the one we had this time 20 years ago.

Spanning from Friday, October 24th through Saturday the 25th, the great blizzard of 1997 dumped a whopping 3 FEET of snow throughout the state, killing 4 people and an estimated 50,000 cattle along the Eastern Plains. Thanks to our friends at 9News, we can get a firsthand look at this deadly and unforgettable Colorado blizzard:

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What do you remember about this unforgettable storm?