A Massive Blizzard Blanketed Connecticut In Snow In 1978 And It Will Never Be Forgotten

Some people think 2013 was the worst winter ever, but for those who can remember the Blizzard of 1978, they know this state has seen a lot worse. Part of what made this blizzard so legendary was the fact that it took the entire New England region by surprise. The storm started with flurries in the late afternoon but quickly developed into one of the worst blizzards in state history. Striking on February 5th, the winter of 1978 certainly went out with a bang! Do you remember this epic snow day?

Check out this video footage of the storm:

The Blizzard of 1978 is one of the most memorable events in Connecticut history. If you were there, tell us about it!

Take a look back at the Hartford Circus Fire for another piece of state history.