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Photo Gallery: Blizzard of 1993

4:51 PM, Mar 13, 2013   |    comments
  • Shoveling tons of snow!
  • When the snow started falling in Knoxville
  • Trees weighed down in snow.
  • Snow falling on Friday night
  • A beautiful shot of the Smokies from Sharps Ridge in Knoxville.
  • Edgewood Park in North Knoxville, before and after the Blizzard of '93.
  • Dozens of hikers and campers had to be rescued in the Smokies.
  • Snowplow stuck in the snow
  • Man walking in downtown Knoxville during the blizzard
  • Driving during the Blizzard of '93
  • Someone trying to attract some KUB attention
  • Helicopter rescue of stranded hikers in the Smokies
  • Truck buried in snow
  • The blizzard collapsed UT's Athletic Bubble, which housed sports facilities.
  • Road crews clearing the interstate after the Blizzard of '93.
  • Resident cutting tree limbs blocking his driveway.
  • UT students had some fun, coming up with creative ways to sled down The Hill.
  • Smoky Mountains during the Blizzard of '93
  • WBIR's big green generator kept Ch. 10 on the air when other local stations were powerless. It's still in use today!
  • Lots of people spend many hours shoveling out driveways and cars.
  • A Michigan teacher who was chaperoning a school trip is wheeled into the hospital. He suffered severe frostbite, but he and all the students survived days stranded in the Smokies
  • Long lines at local Kroger store
  • Gay Street during the Blizzard of 93
  • Thousands of downed trees cut power to 1000's of people.
  • Thousands of downed trees cut power to 1000's of people. blizzard of 93, downed power lines, snow power outage, fallen trees, snowy road
  • Helicopters dropped food and supplies to people stranded in the mountains
  • A tractor-trailer stuck on the interstate. WBIR
  • Our Deck Blizzard of 93- No power for 8 days. Submitted By:Harold from: Bledsoe County
  • Our Driveway in Bledsoe County blizzard of 93 Submitted By:Harold from: Bledsoe County
  • our two year old trying to stand in the blizzard Submitted By:ANGIE from: Loudon, TN
  • My son measuring the snow. March 13 1993 The blizzard Submitted By:Diana from: Home
  • Our front yard and trees covered in snow. The blizzard of 93 Submitted By:Diana from: Home
  • Our Dog Sam (RIP) blizzard of 93 Submitted By:Harold from: Bledsoe County
  • snow weighing the trees down Submitted By:ANGIE from: Loudon, TN
  • Jeff and Trey (4months old) Priestwood Submitted By:Kim from: Cleveland, TN
  • City street Submitted By:Randy from: Lenoir City
  • Wonderful memories of the blizzard of '93. Submitted By:Ashley from: Maryville, TN
  • Melissa (Murphy) McMahan & Belinda Murphy Playing in the snow Submitted By:Melissa from: Maryville, TN
  • Jaclyn age 14 months standing in front of snowman Dad built for her Submitted By:Rose from: Maynardville, Tennessee
  • Submitted By:Sandy from: Corryton Tn
  • My stepbrother attempting to shovel a path. Submitted By:Ashley from: Maryville, TN
  • This was our front yard, in Gatlinburg. We didn't have power for 10 days up on our mountain. We stayed in town after that first day of playing in the snow! Submitted By:Deneicee from: Gatlinburg, TN
  • waist deep, yes I am short but that was alot of snow! Submitted By:Cris from: Fountain City
  • Submitted By:Ashley from: Maryville, TN
  • This was our front yard, in Gatlinburg. We didn't have power for 10 days up on our mountain. We stayed in town after that first day of playing in the snow! Submitted By:Deneicee from: Gatlinburg, TN
  • Our back porch. Submitted By:Ashley from: Maryville, TN
  • This is me standing in the snow...That's some pretty deep snow! Submitted By:Susan from: Midtown, TN
  • Farm equipment, pond, trees adorned in snow Submitted By:Aldena from: Dandridge, TN - Leonard Cox Farm
  • Our son (Todd) could not remember seeing much snow since we hadn't had much in Knoxville for a while so we took him to the Smokies the week end before and then the Blizzard hit and he never forgot snow again!!! Submitted By:Louise from: in our backyard
  • Blizzard of '93 - age 16 Our back yard in the city of Maryville. The snow was almost up to my knees. Submitted By:Starr from: Maryville, TN
  • Along the old Third Creek Bike Trail that ran behind UT married student housing Submitted By:Cherie from: Sutherland avenue
  • We lived in UT married student housing. This was in the parking lot Submitted By:Cherie from: UT Sutherland Avenue Apts
  • Been there, done that, and still have the t-shirt! Loved playing in all the snow! Submitted By:Jennifer from: Seymour
    
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March 12-13 is the 20th anniversary of the Blizzard of '93, when more than a foot of snow paralyzed East Tennessee. It was an unforgettable experience for everyone who lived through it. Check out some of WBIR's archive images of the massive snow, and add your own!

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