Notable snowstorms in Baltimore history

Posted at 11:00 PM, Jan 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-21 23:50:18-05

From years without any winter weather to those with record breaking snowfall, here's some of Maryland's most notable snowstorms in the past 20 years. 

February 14-18, 2003 - "The President's Day Blizzard of 2003" - 28.2 inches

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), this storm broke numerous snowfall records and forced travel to shutdown throughout the northeast, including right here in Baltimore. 

January 6-9, 1996 - "The Blizzard of 1996" - 22.5 inches

NOAA said that this was one of the worst storms ever witnessed. It hit major cities New York, Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia. The enormous amount of snow made clean up very slow. 

December 18-19, 2009 - "Pre-Christmas Blizzard" - 21.1 inches

Bursts of "thunder snow" could be heard throughout this storm, Foot's Forecast reports. Despite hitting Baltimore on a Friday, this storm still caused schools to cancel the following week. 

February 6-10, 2010 - "Snowmageddon" - 50 inches

Baltimore was hit with two snowstorms in just five days. Accuweather reported a total of 50 inches of snowfall over those five days. See more photos from Snowmageddon

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