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A Terrifying, Deadly Storm Struck West Virginia In 1993 And No One Saw It Coming

Ice and snow are starting to hit the Mountain State, and the winter weather can be rather unpleasant at times. But we can be glad that we aren’t experiencing anything like the blizzard that hit West Virginia in 1993. Often by mid-March the weather is warming, but that year the state experienced what became known as The Storm of the Century, or the Great Blizzard of 1993.

You can see the storm’s effect on the town of Davis in this home video from YouTube user mdsmemories.

Do you remember where you were during this spectacular storm?

For more of West Virginia’s past, take a look at these 15 things you probably didn’t know about our state history.

Rachel Whetstone
Rachel is proud to live in wild and wonderful West Virginia. She enjoys nature walks, photography, and discovering new restaurants all around the state.