Today marks the 43rd anniversary of the "Blizzard of '78"! What were you doing back in 1978? If you were living in Michigan at the time, you were probably doing a lot of snow shoveling. This storm was one of the biggest snow storms to every hit this area. A low-pressure system moving from the Gulf Coast met with two other low-pressure systems, one from the Southwest and one from Canada, to create one of the worst snowstorms the Midwest has ever seen.
Thousands participated in the "American Pie" lip dub video on Sunday. Local celebs WOOD-TV 8's meteorologist Bill Steffen, Mayor George Heartwell, philanthropist Peter Secchia, and Fox 17's Emily Richett got in on the act. Organizer Rob Bliss has released a trailer.