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Blizzard a big one, but not in top 10 -- blizzard of '66 brought 30-foot drifts

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As blizzards go, Sunday's was a whopper.

But here, where blizzards are the folklore and in many ways the scourge of the Great Plains, Daryl Ritchison says Sunday's storm doesn't even rank in the top 10 blizzards of the past 130 years.

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"In some ways, people always think the last one was the worst because they don't remember the one before that," said Ritchison, a WDAY TV meteorologist in Fargo.

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