The Leaf Chronicle – – Clarksville weather: Snow in 1951 crushed 4 buildings

Jimmy Settle, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee

Students being stuck at home for a sixth day on Wednesday has some in Clarksville remembering a winter storm so severe that it closed schools for more than a month.

This week, Dee Boaz, former editor of The Leaf-Chronicle, while thumbing through the private journals of her late husband, Judge Sam Boaz, found where he logged that winter storm in 1979, including the school closures.

Many residents here say there hasn’t been such a winter since then, although the ice storm of 1994 was certainly a disaster worth noting.

Read the full article: http://www.theleafchronicle.com/story/news/local/clarksville/2018/01/16/clarksville-weather-city-has-seen-much-bigger-snows-especially-late-1970-s/1036728001/

 
 
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