Blizzard 2016 Likely Broke Snowfall Record

Looks like Jonas, the blizzard that battered the East Coast this weekend, dumped record snowfall on parts of Northern Virginia and Maryland.

Unofficial totals reported by the National Weather Service this morning measured 29.2 inches of snow at Baltimore-Washington International Airport, 2.4 more inches than the previous record of 26.8 inches set in February 2003.

Snowfall at Dulles Airport measured 29.3 inches, short of the record set in February 2010 of 32.4 inches.

Northern Virginia’s top snowfall record goes to Round Hill, which the National Weather Service reports got 36.3 inches. Close behind was Ashburn, with 36 inches.

Here’s a wrap-up of snowfall measurements around the region:

Round Hill, 36.3 inches

Ashburn, 36 inches

Leesburg, 34 inches

Purcellville, 33 inches

Middleburg, 32 inches

Dulles Airport, 29.3 inches

Dale City, 26.3 inches

Centreville, 30.8 inches

Falls Church, 24.5 inches

See the full report here.

See Loudoun Now’s blizzard photo gallery here, and more storm coverage here.

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