Snow totals: Some areas see a foot

Snow is seen in D.C. March 6, 2015. (WTOP/Meg O'Rourke)

WASHINGTON — Snow walloped the area Thursday, with nearly a half foot in the inner suburbs and more than a foot in parts of Maryland.

Here are some of the unofficial snow totals from the National Weather Service:


Washington Arboretum —  7 inches

National Zoo — 5.5 inches

Georgetown — 4.8 inches


Lineboro in Carroll County — 12.5 inches

Boonsboro in Washington County — 11.5 inches

Walkersville in Frederick County — 10.3 inches

Columbia in Howard County — 9.5 inches

Gaithersburg in Montgomery County — 9.5 inches

Fort Meade in Anne Arundel County — 7 inches

Huntingtown in Calvert County — 6.1 inches


Winchester — 11 inches

Dulles International — 9.5 inches

Herndon — 9 inches

Reston — 8.6 inches

Great Falls — 7.7 inches

Alexandria — 5.5 inches

The National Weather Service reports the 9 ½ inches that fell at Dulles International Airport broke a record of 1 inch set for the day in 2001.

At Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., 4.8 inches of snow fell, breaking a record of 4.4 inches set in 1888 in the nation’s capital.

The weather service reports 6.2 inches of snow fell at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, breaking the record of 4 inches set in 1902.

It looks like the temperatures in the area set records. Dulles International Airport and Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport dropped to 12 degrees Friday. The previous record was 15 at Dulles and 13 at BWI.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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