A Massive Blizzard Blanketed Maryland In Snow In 1996 And It Will Never Be Forgotten

This winter has been surprisingly mild with temperatures flip-flopping from 55 degrees one day, to 30 degrees the next. While some Marylanders are glad that snow has stayed away, others long for the powdery white stuff. Whether you crave snow or not, sometimes we can’t help but reflect back on blizzards from long ago. One of the most epic snowstorms Maryland has ever seen was the infamous blizzard of 1996. See if you remember this outrageous snowstorm.

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Check out this jaw-dropping footage of residents in Columbia, Maryland shoveling their way out of their neighborhood.


What do you remember about the infamous blizzard of 1996?