From the ABC 7 Weather team

Did You See Enough Snow Today? This May Make You Feel Better

February 8, 2012 - 10:30 PM
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The weak system that pushed through today left us with minimal snowfall totals.  Wish we had gotten a little more? Close your eyes and think back two years ago.

The whimpy system that moved over our area today didn't leave too much for snow lovers.  I have to say, I was a little disappointed we didn't see any flakes in DC.  Folks North and West of the metro area did get a bit of snow to, at least, satisfy the "winter wonderland" feeling.  Here's a picture from one of our WeatherBug cameras, earlier this afternoon, in Ijamsville, MD.

WeatherBug Camera

Snow totals were slim to none across the region.  Smithsburg, in Frederick County, MD, picked up a whopping two inches (can you sense a little sarcasm from the snow lover here?).  Most other spots, that saw snow, received anywhere from a trace to 1.5 inches.  Here are the latest snowfall reports from the National Weather Service.

I know some people were perfectly content with the little to no accumulations today.  Others were hoping for more.  Regardless of how you feel, let's take a quick trip back memory lane to two years ago, almost to the day, -- SNOWMAGEDON! 

The same areas in Frederick that saw between 1 and 2 inches of snow today were buried under 25 inches of snow two years ago today.  Here's a map of the total snowfall during this storm.


After a bit of reminiscing over the snow two years ago, I think I'm a little more content with the lack of snow in DC today.  That doesn't mean I'm not still hoping for some more snow, but maybe a happy medium between these two.

NWS Snow Totals Feb. 8, 2012
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