Snowstorm threatens travel in southwest, Midwest

The Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. — A powerful storm threatened to bury sections of the Southwest and Great Plains under a blanket of heavy snow Monday, blitzing holiday travelers with blizzard conditions two days before the start of winter. Warnings forecasting snowfalls of up to 18 inches stretched across the region as the storm barreled […]

Feb. 5, 1956

The Portales Daily News reported that a snowstorm that hit eastern New Mexico was the “worst blizzard in recent history.” The storm