March 1993 Blizzard Memories: Bill Murray

| March 12, 2018 @ 2:25 pm

The March 1993 Superstorm is etched into my memory. I have always looked forward to snow events in Alabama since I was a child, but with this one, we got more than we bargained for. And it wasn’t because the event wasn’t well forecasted. We literally had five days of warning.

We knew that the storm was going to produce heavy snow. We knew that it would bring strong winds and cold temperatures. But the storm crossed the line from fun and a little inconvenience to a life-threatening situation in Alabama and many other places along the East Coast.

When we awakened on Saturday morning, scenes like this were common across Central and Northeast Alabama:

Here are my memories:


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Bill Murray is the President of The Weather Factory. He is the site's official weather historian and a weekend forecaster. He also anchors the site's severe weather coverage. Bill Murray is the proud holder of National Weather Association Digital Seal #0001 @wxhistorian

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