53 Years Ago, South Dakota Was Hit With The Worst Blizzard In History

South Dakota has seen a number of nasty winters in its day, but only one can claim the title of bringing the worst blizzard in state history. Which is it? It just so happens to be this record-breaking storm that hit South Dakota some 53 years ago:

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While we were unable to find footage of the storm here in South Dakota, we did uncover this stunning video from iNewZ TV, which shows the devastation the storm had just to the north of us:

Do you remember the North Plains Blizzard of 1966? Please share you memories with us in the comments. While you’re here, also check out A Massive Blizzard Blanketed South Dakota In Snow In 1997 And It Will Never Be Forgotten.