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What year was the worst blizzard in Minnesota?

The Armistice Day Blizzard (or the Armistice Day Storm) took place in the Midwest region of the United States on November 11 (Armistice Day) and November 12, 1940….1940 Armistice Day Blizzard.

The storm track of the Armistice Day Blizzard
Maximum snowfall or ice accretion 27 inches (68.6 cm) (Collegeville, MN)
Casualties 154 fatalities

How much snow did we get in the Halloween Blizzard of 1991?

1991 Halloween blizzard

Category 5 “Extreme” (RSI/NOAA: 30.18)
The blizzard developing over the Central U.S on October 31, 1991. The 1991 Perfect Storm can be seen at the far right.
Maximum snowfall or ice accretion 37 inches (94 cm) (Duluth, MN)
Casualties 22 fatalities
Damage $100 million (2005 USD)

When did the blizzard of 1993 happen?

March 12, 1993
1993 Storm of the Century/Start dates
Storm of the Century, also called 1993 Superstorm, large, intense storm system that devastated the eastern coast of North America during March 12–15, 1993. As it moved from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada, the storm killed more than 250 people.

What was the biggest blizzard in Minnesota?

Oct 31-Nov 3, 1991, Halloween Blizzard. Over 28 inches at MSP, nearly 37 inches at Duluth. Nasty windchill conditions, deep snow drifts harsh on wildlife, many roads closed for days. Perhaps one of the largest and longest lasting blizzards in state history.

How much snow did Minnesota get in the Halloween Blizzard?

The storm still holds the record for the largest snow total in a single storm in Minneapolis and Duluth. Minneapolis recorded 28.4 inches of snow.

When was the big Halloween blizzard in Minnesota?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Halloween Blizzard of 1991 is a story that is brought up year after year, and for good reason. The record-setting storm has become a badge of honor.

What caused the Blizzard of 1996?

The Blizzard of 1996 began in typical fashion, as cold air from Canada pushed down and collided with relatively warm winds from the Gulf of Mexico. The clashing weather fronts caused a terrible combination of snow and wind. In Lynchburg, Virginia, it was worse: A record 20 inches of snow fell in a single day.

How big was the blizzard in Minnesota in 1991?

The governor of Iowa declared a state of emergency in 52 of the state’s 99 counties because of the storm’s severity. In Minnesota, as much as 3 inches of ice downed power lines and poles, leaving at least 20,000 people without power.

How many national championships has the Minnesota Blizzard won?

The Minnesota Blizzard is the most successful traveling and club baseball program in Minnesota and among the top select teams in the Midwest winning 126 national tournaments and placing in the top four 305 times since 2003.

Where was the largest snowstorm in Minnesota in 1994?

Duluth wound up with 36.9 inches of snow from this storm and was the largest single snowstorm total for Minnesota until 46.5 inches fell from January 6-8, 1994 near Finland in Cook County. One myth about the Halloween Blizzard should be dispelled here.

Where was the ice storm on Halloween 1991?

©iStock Petrichuk. In 1991, Halloween was no treat for many residents in parts of Iowa and Minnesota. The morning of October 31, 1991, a storm, which would eventually become known as the “Halloween Blizzard” in most of Minnesota and the “Halloween Ice Storm” in Iowa, began quickly moving northeastward through the Mississippi Valley.