Stories of Snow Accumulation

Readers share stories of winter weather that produced lots of snow accumulation, power outages and unforgettable memories.

Winter Weather

A winter landscape oil painting on canvas of trees and a stream.

Illustration By dred2010

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Winter brings with it cold temperatures and oftentimes daunting weather conditions. From snow flurries that turn into a snowstorm or freezing rain and ice that collect on electric lines and cause power outages, the winter season is full of surprises.

Grab a cup of coffee or hot cocoa and a blanket, and cozy up on the couch to read these favorite stories from Capper’s Farmer readers about snow accumulation.

Stories of Snow Accumulation

Family Car Gets Stuck in Winter Snow
Local Weather Forecast Was Way Off
Radio Flyer Sleds to the Rescue
Horse Was Hero in South Dakota Blizzard
Winter Weather Brings Out the Kid Within

We Want to Hear Your Story

We want to know how you prepare for spring. What chores grace your to-do list as you bid farewell to the cold temperatures and anticipate the warmer days ahead? Send us your spring preparation stories, with a photograph or two (jpeg, at least 300 dpi) if available, and we’ll publish our favorites in a future issue. We’ll also feature a few on our Capper’s Farmer website. Email your stories and photos to or send them to Capper’s Farmer Editorial, Heart of the Home Department, 1503 S.W. 42nd St., Topeka, KS 66609. If you mail your photos and would like them back, please send an appropriate-sized self-addressed stamped envelope for their return.