It’s Impossible To Forget The Year South Dakota Saw Its Single Largest Snowfall Ever

The assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The fall of the Berlin Wall. The moon landing. There are some historic events that are etched into our minds and never quite go away, which, for South Dakotans, includes this one massive snowfall that was unlike anything our generation had ever experienced:

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While huge snowstorms are nothing new to South Dakota, early and unexpected ones such as the 2013 blizzard are both rare and devastating, making for a storm that no one can ever forget. To get an even better look at the post-storm clean up, watch this video by YouTuber Fabiana Meredith:

If you remember the blizzard of 2013, you may also remember A Terrifying, Deadly Storm Struck South Dakota In 1972… And No One Saw It Coming.