A Massive Blizzard Blanketed Charlotte In Snow In 2004 And It Will Never Be Forgotten
Those that live in Charlotte know we don’t get much snow throughout the year due to our Southern location. However, every once in a while mother nature will dump a big one on us when we least expect it. This happened in February 2004 when Charlotte, North Carolina experienced one of the largest blizzards in history. Those who were here still haven’t forgotten it.
On February 26, 2004, it started to snow in Charlotte and few people knew it would become one of the most record-breaking snowfalls in Charlotte history.
The snow started during the day on February 26 and continued throughout the afternoon.
By the end of the day, 14" of snow had fallen in some areas of Charlotte.
The city was unequipped to handle the snow, and many roads went unplowed and motorists were stranded heading home from work or school.
The storm was called the SuperStorm, and the city received another dousing of snow that night and into the morning of February 27.
Kids were out of school and enjoyed a snow day.
And adults were unable to get to work. Many took advantage of the powdery white stuff and went sledding themselves.
Much of Charlotte was like a ghost town because people were unable to drive anywhere.
At the end of it all, various parts of the city recorded 14" to 17" of snow which is a record for North Carolina. It was the snowstorm of the century in the QC.
Do you remember the Blizzard of 2004? Share your stories with us in the comments.
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