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Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 12/19/2011

Two years ago: Washington, D.C. crippled by Snowpocalypse


The Jefferson Memorial in snow on December 19, 2009. (CWG commenter scottlunt)
What a difference two years makes. While today it’s sunny with a high near 50, on this date in 2009,Washington, D.C.’s biggest December snowfall on record paralyzed the region. In all, 16-24” fell.

Amazing­­ly, Snowpocalyspe was overshadowed by the Snowmageddon and Snoverkill storms of February 4-5 and 9-10 later that same historic season. Most years, Snowpocalyspe would’ve been the storm everyone remembered. Now, it’s almost as if it never happened...

See also my summary post from last year, which contains several more interesting links to re-live the storm...

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