National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

March 21-23, 1968 Snow Totals

FROM THE NOVEMBER 1966 STORM DATA PUBLICATION:  A record early season snowfall affected most localities in the Mid-State. Heavy, wet snow totaled from 3 to 6 inches in southern counties to as much as 12 inches in northern sections of Middle Tennessee and Cumberland Plateau area. Many schools were closed or dismissed early due to hazardous driving conditions on bridges, overpasses and roads. Minor traffic accidents and some damage to roofs and late crops occurred. Extensive damage was inflicted on trees and shrubbery still carrying their autumn foliage.


November 1-2, 1966 Snowfall Totals across Middle Tennessee
Snow Total City County
15.5" Cookeville Putnam
13.0" Woodbury Cannon
12.0" Carthage Smith
11.5" Lewisburg Marshall
11.1" Jamestown Fentress
10.1" Livingston Overton
10.0" Monteagle Grundy
10.0" Monterey Putnam
10.0" Portland Sumner
9.5" Allardt Fentress
9.0" Bethpage Sumner
9.0" Lafayette Macon
9.0" Murfreesboro Rutherford
8.0" Crossville Ag Center Cumberland
8.0" Fayetteville Lincoln
7.5" Cheatham Dam Cheatham
7.2" Nashville Davidson
7.0" Crossville Cumberland
7.0" Lebanon Wilson
7.0" McMinnville Warren
7.0" Shelbyville Bedford
6.5" Orlinda Robertson
6.5" Springfield Robertson
6.0" Dover Stewart
6.0" Lawrenceburg Lawrence
6.0" Oneida Scott
5.5" Columbia Maury
5.5" Dickson Dickson
5.5" Franklin Williamson
5.0" Hopkinsville KY Christian KY
5.0" 7 N Lebanon Wilson
5.0" Mount Pleasant Maury
4.6" Waynesboro Wayne
4.0" Huntsville AL Madison AL
4.0" Linden Perry
2.5" Pikeville Bledsoe
0.3" Murray KY Calloway KY
T Chattanooga Hamilton
T Paris Henry
T Savannah Hardin