The Great Storm of '63 - '64

"Frozen Tundra at the Super Bowl"

Dick McNider, a former Alabama state climatologist and the founding father of the atmospheric science program at UAH, remembers the Dec. 31, 1963 - Jan. 1, 1964, snow storm as the year frozen tundra came to the Sugar Bowl. read more...

January 1964 Weather Reports (pdf)

The Great New Year’s Eve/Day Snowstorm (pdf)

A Look Back at the New Year's 1963/1964 Snowstorm (NWS forecast office)

New Years Eve 1963 Snowstorm (abc weather blog)

Winter Fury (youtube video)

The Great New Year's Eve Alabama Snowstorm (Posted by J.B. Elliott on December 13, 2005, 10:53 am)

50 years ago: 19.2 inches of snow in Florence


Weather map, New Years Eve, 1963 (click to view larger)