53 Years Ago, New Mexico Was Hit With The Worst Blizzard In History

Winter in New Mexico is an enchanting time of year filled with snow-topped mountains, cozy nights by the fire, and steaming bowls brimming with posole. But that magic can easily turn frightening when temperatures plummet, the heat goes out, or the snowfall doesn’t end.

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Winter in rural areas of New Mexico has always been a tough experience but even more so for earlier generations. You can take a peek at what the winter weather looked like for our parents and grandparents in Here Is What Winter Looked Like In New Mexico More Than 75 Years Ago.

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