Eastern ND and Northwest MN Weather History

The Weather History for January 12th

1/12/1888
The historic Children's Blizzard brought very heavy snowfall and hurricane-force winds to much of the northern and central plains. The storm struck without warning during the middle of the day, catching many people off guard. Many school children were stranded, and more than 100 children were killed across the prairies of the northern and central plains.

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