Throwback: Four years since snowstorm hit Charleston

Charleston County News

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Just two days after a New Year’s Day that reached highs in the upper seventies, it’s hard to believe that four years ago Monday Charleston was blanketed in a thick covering of snow.

Charleston International Airport recorded the third-highest daily snowfall ever at 5.3 inches.

Some areas clocked in even higher, with over 6 inches reported in parts of Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester Counties.

Cool temperatures in the area kept the snow and ice around for a record five days after, leading many Lowcountry governments to declare states of emergency as salt trucks made their way down to clear roads.

Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

DOWNLOAD THE APP!

Join our daily newsletter!

Click for latest news and information

TRENDING HEADLINES