ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A week of hype for high impact winter storms has been…underwhelming. This morning though, snow and then sleet piled up enough to get “Yardy” out.
Around 12:50 p.m., the precipitation was essentially over. I took my third blog-worthy measurement of the season — a whole 1 inch of snow covered in sleet.
That brings us up to 5 total inches “officially “for 2021 so far. The 10 day forecast after February 18 doesn’t suggest more accumulation either. Still, it’s better than last year’s shutout.
Had it happened a day earlier, we would have had another Pitchers & Catchers Day Storm, like in 2014. That was a good one.
Maybe if it refreezes overnight, I can get some broomball practice in Friday morning.
Not a great winter for meteorologists
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