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{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Use mdy dates |date=__DATE__ |$B= }} The 1993 Storm of the Century, also known as the '93 Super Storm, the Great Blizzard of 1993, or the No Name Storm, was a large cyclonic storm that formed over the Gulf of Mexico on March 12, 1993. The storm eventually dissipated in the North Atlantic Ocean on March 15, 1993. It was unique for its intensity, massive size, and wide-reaching effects, particularly in the southeastern United States.<ref name=NOAA>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> At its height, the storm stretched from Canada to Central America, but it impacted mainly the eastern United States and Cuba. The cyclone moved through the Gulf of Mexico and then through the eastern United States before moving onto Canada.

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Record cold temperatures were seen across portions of the south and east of the US in the wake of this storm. In the United States, the storm was responsible for the loss of electric power to more than 10 million households. An estimated 40 percent of the country's population experienced the effects of the storm<ref name="assessment" /> with a total of 318 fatalities,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> making it one of the most deadly weather events of the 20th century.


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{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Use mdy dates |date=__DATE__ |$B= }} The 1993 Storm of the Century, also known as the '93 Super Storm, the Great Blizzard of 1993, or the No Name Storm, was a large cyclonic storm that formed over the Gulf of Mexico on March 12, 1993. The storm eventually dissipated in the North Atlantic Ocean on March 15, 1993. It was unique for its intensity, massive size, and wide-reaching effects, particularly in the southeastern United States.<ref name=NOAA>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> At its height, the storm stretched from Canada to Central America, but it impacted mainly the eastern United States and Cuba. The cyclone moved through the Gulf of Mexico and then through the eastern United States before moving onto Canada.

Areas as far south as central Alabama and Georgia received {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} of snow. Areas such as Birmingham, Alabama received up to {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} with isolated reports of {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}}. The Florida Panhandle reported up to {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}},<ref name="ncdc-event-details">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> with hurricane-force wind gusts and record low barometric pressures. Between Louisiana and Cuba, the hurricane-force winds produced high storm surges across north-western Florida which, in combination with scattered tornadoes, killed dozens of people.

Record cold temperatures were seen across portions of the south and east of the US in the wake of this storm. In the United States, the storm was responsible for the loss of electric power to more than 10 million households. An estimated 40 percent of the country's population experienced the effects of the storm<ref name="assessment" /> with a total of 318 fatalities,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> making it one of the most deadly weather events of the 20th century.


1993 Storm of the Century sections
Intro  Forecasting  Meteorological history  Blizzard impact  Blizzard impact surrounding the Gulf of Mexico  See also  References  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Forecasting
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