Tag Archive: Blizzard of 1978

Jan 17

More Chattanooga Photos, Aftermath of the 1978 Blizzard

Over a foot of snow fell and winds made drifts as high as house roof-lines. Nearly all roads were closed and the temperature dropped to below zero. That was nearly 36 years ago, after the Great Blizzard of 1978. Here are a few more photos of Chattanooga after the Blizzard of 1978. Severe blizzard conditions …

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Jan 10

Photos of Chatt–The Great Blizzard of 1978

This past week we had a fairly nasty snowstorm, followed by sub zero temperatures. Although we had enough wind to cause drifting and to make the country roads impassable, I don’t think it was considered a blizzard. And it certainly was not of the same caliber as the Great Blizzard of 1978. It will soon …

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Jan 25

Remembering the Blizzard of 1978

Today is the 35th anniversary of The Great Blizzard of 1978. A storm we will never forget. They say it wasn’t just a blizzard back in ‘78. It was a severe blizzard. The National Weather Service defines a “severe blizzard” as a storm with winds of 45 miles per hour or greater; a great density …

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