Archive for March 12th, 2008

Pictures From The 1993 Blizzard

Pictures From The 1993 Blizzard

| March 12, 2008 @ 9:00 pm | 14 Replies

These are all photos taken during, or just after the Blizzard of 1993, from various parts of Alabama. Thanks to everyone for scanning these shots and sharing them (no digital cameras 15 years ago!)…

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Mr. Potato Head

Mr. Potato Head

| March 12, 2008 @ 8:44 pm | 7 Replies

Thanks to Lynn Dorough for these images… she writes: “Hi James, The art teacher at Edgewood Elementary, JoAnn Brown, wanted me to send you the attached photos. Each year during March we celebrate Youth Art Month (YAM) by having a YAM Costume Contest. Students take sweet potatoes and dress them up as a favorite character […]

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A Storm To Always Remember

A Storm To Always Remember

| March 12, 2008 @ 3:48 pm | 39 Replies

It was called the storm of the century. It was also called the Blizzard of ’93. Really, there are no good adjectives to describe the severity of that giant winter storm. Will we see another one like it in our lifetime? The mathematical odds are against it, but there is no weather law that says […]

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One More Sunny, Mild Day

One More Sunny, Mild Day

| March 12, 2008 @ 3:35 pm | 1 Reply

An all new edition of the ABC 33/40 Weather Xtreme video is available in the player below, and on iTunes… Wow… some great stories below on the Blizzard of 1993. Exactly 15 years ago right now the snow was picking up in Birmingham and the serious trouble was just beginning. If you have some pictures […]

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Anyone Remember The Blizzard Of 1993?

Anyone Remember The Blizzard Of 1993?

| March 12, 2008 @ 5:14 am | 45 Replies

FIFTEEN YEARS AGO TODAY: I was forecasting a storm “of historic proportion”. The morning forecast I prepared on Friday, March 12, 1993 was for 8 inches of snow for Birmingham, something that was impossible to believe for most Alabamians with temperatures that week in the 70s. As it turned out, the forecast was not aggressive […]

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Stormy Weather Returns Friday/Saturday

Stormy Weather Returns Friday/Saturday

| March 12, 2008 @ 5:13 am | 2 Replies

An all new edition of the ABC 33/40 Weather Xtreme video is available in the player below, and on iTunes… Beautiful weather is the story through tomorrow, but stormy times will return on Friday and Saturday, and again Tuesday of next week. This is March in Alabama, you know… We will rise into the upper […]

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