March 1993 Superstorm

March 1993Superstorm

Early on March 13,1993 an unusually severe extra-tropical low moved ashore from the Gulf ofMexico hitting western Florida with hurricane force winds and a hurricane liketidal surge of up to 12 feet. Along Florida’s Gulf Coast this storm isremembered as the “No-Name Storm”. Elsewhere this intense storm is known as the“1993 SUPERSTORM”, “White Hurricane” and “The Blizzard of 1993”. The systembegan on March 12th and blasted the East Coast through March 15th with heavysnow, hurricane force wind gusts and record low barometric pressures.