From time to time it snows so hard in Ann Arbor that people say it's the "worst storm since xxx". Here's some listing of those notable snow events.
- 1886. Snowstorm in Detroit
- 1913. Snow hurricane on Great Lakes.
- 1950 Snow Bowl. Michigan v Ohio State at Columbus. 
- 1974 Thanksgiving Weekend Storm of 1974. UPI story, Ann Arbor News. 18" of snow.
- 1978. The Great Blizzard of 1978
- 1999 blizzard
- 2014 Jan 1. Winter Classic hockey game at Michigan Stadium.