Snow Is the Most D.C. Has Seen in 3 Years

While we've received a lot of snow in recent weeks, the amount is by no means record breaking. But it is the most the D.C. area has seen in years.

The region has experienced an active, cold pattern since the first of the year, bringing the area one of the biggest snow events since 2009, Storm Team4's Chuck Bell said. 

So far, Dulles International Airport has seen 30.7 inches of snow while BWI Marshall International Airport has recorded 24.8 inches, 14 and 9.2 inches above average, respectively.

Regan National Airport has received 15.2 inches of snow, the equivalent of three previous winters put together.

But those totals are no where near the record-breaking winter of 2009-2010; that year Dulles received 73 inches of snow; Reagan saw 56.1 inches; and BWI, 77 inches.

We'll get a taste of spring later this week, with temperatures in the low 60s Fri. But don't wave goodbye to winter just yet. Bell says we're not done with our legitimate chances for snow; those chances typically diminish around St. Patrick's Day.

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