10 Years Ago, Iowa Was Hit With One Of The Worst Blizzards In History

Do you remember the rough winter of 2009? It all started with a record-setting blizzard that rolled in on the night of December 8th. It was so early in the winter, and many people were caught completely off guard by the blizzard as it roared into the Hawkeye State.

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The winter of 2009-2010 ended up being a record-breaking one, with storm after storm dumping snow on the Hawkeye State. Do you remember the December blizzards and the mess they created?