42 Years Ago, Ohio Was Hit With The Worst Blizzard In History
Do you remember the Great Blizzard of 1978?
Maybe you have fond memories of the frequent school closings. Maybe you recall having to shovel yourself out of your house. This particular snow storm was dire for many parts of the country, and is commonly referred to as the largest blizzard in both Ohio and American history. Thousands of people were stranded, power outages were widespread, snow drifts covered cars—even the National Guard was called in.
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For more information about this severe snow storm, watch the short video from Cleveland.com below:
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April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
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