What all that snow from the January blizzard now looks like at the parking lot at RFK stadium. (Courtesy of DC Water)
What all that snow from the January blizzard now looks like in the parking lot at RFK stadium. (Courtesy of DC Water)

Yuck!

Remember how the District dumped massive amounts of snow from the January blizzard in the parking lot at RFK stadium? Well, take a look at it now:

DC Water took pictures and put them on social media, along with an explanation.

The agency said on Twitter, “Most people think that stormwater is harmless but we forget to factor in all of the junk that gets picked up.”

Stormwater has “all the junk we hate: litter, used motor oil, your jerk neighbor’s dog poop, chicken wings.”

Want a drink?

The D.C. region isn’t the only one to track its big snow mounds as the melt continues.

Last May, big snow piles still lingered in Boston after the city had one of its snowiest winters in decades. The Boston Globe had said that a pile of snow in Beantown’s Seaport District at one time reached 75 feet. And even in early spring, the pile was still there.

[It’s late May and Boston has trash-infested snow piles three stories high]

Some snow piles have taken on their own stories as they melt. Last year, Kevin Ambrose of The Post’s Capital Weather Gang reported that the “last known snow pile in the region” sat at the Plaza America in Reston. It officially disintegrated April 22.

The Reston pile went through some transitions.


A collage showing how a 2015 pile of snow in Reston changed. (Kevin Ambrose/The Washington Post)

Snow piles from the D.C. region’s record-setting Snowmageddon in the winter of 2009-2010 were spotted even in May.

The Capital Weather Gang’s Jason Samenow said a large snow pile lasted until early May outside a parking garage at BWI airport from Snowmageddon.

A snow pile at BWI airport as it changed over the months in 2010. (Courtesy of BWI Airport)
A snow pile at BWI airport as it changed over the months in 2010. (Courtesy of BWI Airport)

Not to be outdone, a meteorologist in Buffalo declared that it still had a snow pile in July 2015 after it got walloped with seven feet of snow from a November storm.

[The everlasting snow pile: Buffalo’s crusty concoction from 2014 is a survivor]

With nearly 3.5 billion cubic feet of snow falling on the Washington, D.C. area, there's small mountains of snow to remove. But where do you put all that snow? For the District, the answer is RFK Stadium's Parking Lot 7. (Jorge Ribas/The Washington Post)