NASHVILLE, Tenn., (WKRN) — 70 years ago this weekend much of Tennessee was buried under snow and ice. The winter storm was named The Great Blizzard of 1951. But, it wasn’t actually a blizzard.

Take a look back at some of the incredible photos that captured that time in Tennessee’s history.

News 2 Meteorologist Mary Mays learns more about the storm and why it wasn’t a blizzard from the National Weather Service in THIS story.

Tennessee 225: Dive into the history of the Volunteer State.