QOTD: What’s Your Most Harrowing Winter Weather Travel Story?

I spent a pleasant two hours digging us out from about a foot of snow this morning (drifts were in the two foot range), and given that this system treated us to rain, wet snow, ice pellets then powdery, blowing snow, I was not surprised to count over a half-dozen cars off the road on the way to work this morning.

My own Winter travel stories include surviving Snow Jam ’82 (4 hours to make the normal 20-minute trip home) as well as making the drive from Georgia Tech to our home in South Carolina in the middle of a snowstorm that had passenger cars and semi trucks in the ditches by the hundreds – and I made the trip in my Vega to boot!

So let’s hear your worst Winter weather travel stories in the comments…