FROM THE ARCHIVE: Snow fell in the Bay Area in 1976

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FROM THE ARCHIVE: Significant snowfall hits the Bay Area in 1976
More than four decades ago, folks saw significant snow falling across the Bay Area. Here's a look at video from Feb. 5, 1976.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Bay Area residents saw significant snow falling across the region on Feb. 5, 1976. In fact, so much snow fell that kids were able to have snowball fights and make snowmen and folks were slippin' and slidin' down Twin Peaks.

VIDEO: Rare Bay Area snowstorm has residents of all ages awestruck

It is rare to have snow in our region. Storms that approach our coast are often warmed by the Pacific Ocean before they arrive.

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