No Nebraskan Will Ever Forget The One Winter That Never Seemed To End

The winter of 2017-2018 has been pretty rough. It’s been one of the coldest on record, and some parts of the state have seen some heavy snowfall. But this is nothing compared to the winter of 1948-1949 – it was the winter that seemed to go on forever.

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Nebraska did, of course, eventually recover. But the winter of 1948-49 is still remembered as the worst in the state.

Interested in more stories of intense winter storms in Nebraska? Read the unforgettable tale of the blizzard of 1888 here.