New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

OCTOBER SNOW 'FALL'

 

October 21, 2019

Photo courtesy of Cheri Schaffer

An early October blizzard brought much of North Dakota to a screeching halt last weekend. Light rains began as early as Wednesday, turning to snow by Thursday. Area schools released classes early and folks made that much needed trip to the grocery store. Then just when it seemed that the snow was letting up, winds came in full force, pushing the heavy white stuff into towering drifts. With roads impassable and activities cancelled, most folks opted to spend Friday and much of Saturday morning indoors. It was when folks ventured outside that they saw just how deep in snow they were buried.<...



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