50 Years Ago, Idaho Was Hit With The Worst Blizzard In History

This winter has been pretty mild for the majority of our state so far. It can be easy to forget just how nuts our Idaho winters can actually be. The Gem State has definitely had its fair share of winter storms over the years, but the blizzard of 1968-1969 is still believed to be one of the craziest. It’s possible you remember this storm vividly if you were living in Idaho at the time. After all, it’s considered the worst blizzard in our state’s history to this very day. You might find yourself extra thankful for our current low-key winter after reading all about it below!

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Do you remember Idaho’s worst blizzard? Our current winter is laughable compared to that! For more intense winter seasons that will never be forgotten, check out our list of 5 Unforgettable Winter Storms That Happened In Idaho.