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Jerome at 5,200 feet was buried under 41 inches of snow officially; however, five-foot drifts were everywhere and there were many drifts more than double that height.

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The absolute silence in Clarkdale on the morning of Dec. 13, 1967, woke me up. I rose and opened the window shade; I could barely see the houses across Main Street through the gently falling, large snowflakes that were smothering our town. It was snowing!