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Remembering The Blizzard Of '78

Last updated on Friday, January 27, 2012

(BEDFORD) - The worse blizzard on record hit Indiana on January 25th to the 27th in 1978.

Up to 20 inches of snow fell in the central and south portions of the state, with 40 inches in the north.

Wind gusts to 55 miles per hours caused 10 to 20 foot drifts and wind chills were at -50 degrees.

A federal state of emergency was declared.

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