Snow Jam ’82
Tuesday, January 12, 1982
Several years ago, after telling my story of what happened during Atlanta’s Snow Jam ’82 a hundred times, I decided I’d dig around on the internet and find tons of information and — of course — pictures. Much to my surprise, there was very little online about this unique day. Enter snowjam82.com. A place to gather photos, tell the stories and have some fun remembering Snow Jam ’82!
Crazy Weather, Great Stories!
The thousands who were part of this wacky weather event will never forget the day. Were you stuck at the office for two days? Did you slide off I-85? Or were you trapped in the ‘parking lot’ on I-285 and forced to walk home? Relive your memories and share them here.
Many were stranded by Snow Jam ’82. At least one person was married in the midst of the storm, and another was actually born during the chaos! Check out all the reader-submitted memories of this weird Winter event from 1982.
Share Your Stories and Photos
Though I didn’t find a ton of information on the interwebs, there is some. Here’s what I have found so far for Snow Jam ’82 information and pictures of the storm. (And while lots of folks search for ‘Snow Jam 1981’ or ‘Snow Jam 81,’ the ‘official’ Atlanta Snow Jam was in 1982. Not too sure what happened in the winter of ’81...)
May 24, 2013