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March Winter Storm By The Numbers: Snow, Winds, Outages

UPDATED 8 PM EST, March 6, 2013

By WeatherBug Meteorologists

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The major early-March winter storm is beginning its slow march away from the Mid-Atlantic Coast early tonight. It's setting its sights on eastern New England for Thursday and Friday, but not before becoming quite disruptive from the Midwest all the way to the Mid-Atlantic this week. Nearly 2 feet of snow fell in parts of Virginia, widespread power outages continue to grow from Virginia to southern New Jersey with high winds also shutting down bridges and causing many accidents from Wisconsin to Delaware.

Here is a look at some of the big numbers produced by this storm.

Travel Woes

Airport Delays:

  • Philadelphia International: Ground delays are approximately 3 hours and 23 minutes long.
  • New York City La Guardia: Approximately 2 hours and 31 minutes.
  • Newark International, N.J.: Approximately 2 hours and 9 minutes
  • Boston's Logan International Airport, Mass.: Approximately 1 hour and 3 minutes in length.

Wind Gusts from WeatherBug`s Exclusive Live Weather Network:

  • Ocean City, Md.: 70 mph
  • Rehoboth Beach, Del.:65 mph
  • Crisfield, Md.: 64 mph
  • Cape May Courthouse, N.J.: 63 mph
  • Lewes, Del.: 62 mph
  • Long Beach, N.Y.: 57 mph
  • Rehoboth Beach, Del.: 56 mph
  • Jersey City, N.J: 50 mph
  • Nantucket, Mass.: 50 mph

Power Outages

  • Maryland and West Virginia (Potomac Edison): 5,322 customers
  • Virginia (Dominion Power): 91,713 customers (62,370 of those are being reported in the Shenandoah Valley and Northern Virginia)
  • New Jersey (PSE&G, JCP&L and ACE): 30,816 customers (26,732 of those are in ACE customers)

Snowfall - - Midwest totals include total snow since Monday

Iowa

  • New Hampton: 8.6 inches
  • McGregor: 7 inches
  • Clermont: 6.5 inches

Illinois

  • La Grange Park: 11.0 inches
  • Cortland: 10.1 inches
  • Elburn: 10 inches
  • Chicago (O`Hare): 10 inches
  • DeKalb: 8.5 inches

Indiana

  • Northern Webster: 11.9 inches
  • Fort Wayne: 10.5 inches
  • Knox: 10 inches
  • Columbia City: 9.5 inches
  • La Porte: 8.5 inches
  • Granger: 8 inches

Kentucky

  • Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport: 3 inches

Maryland

  • Weyers Cave: 13.5 inches
  • Redhouse: 13 inches
  • Greenville: 13 inches
  • Fishersville: 12.9 inches
  • Frostburg: 12.5 inches
  • Stuarts Draft: 11 inches
  • Eckhart Mines: 10 inches

Michigan

  • Sawyer: 9.5 inches
  • Benton Heights: 7.5 inches

Minnesota

  • Bigfork: 13.2 inches
  • Kasson: 12.3 inches
  • Winoma: 12.1 inches
  • Minnesota City: 11.7 inches
  • Lake City: 11.5 inches

Montana

  • Rocky Boy: 24 inches
  • Neihart: 18 inches
  • Babb: 12 inches
  • Culbertson: 11 inches
  • Belt: 10 inches

North Dakota

  • Langdon: 15.0 inches
  • Starkweather: 13 inches
  • Devils Lake: 12 inches
  • Lansford: 12

Ohio

  • Quincy: 10 inches
  • Bellefontaine: 9 inches
  • Sidney: 8 inches
  • Clinton: 7 inches
  • Wilmington: 6.5 inches

Pennsylvania

  • Holiday Park: 11.8 inches
  • Natrona Heights: 11.5 inches
  • Leechburg: 11.5 inches
  • Apollo: 10 inches
  • Freeport: 10 inches

Virginia

  • Fishersville: 20.3 inches
  • Singers Glen: 20.1 inches
  • Grottoes: 20 inches
  • Crimora: 20 inches
  • Craigsville: 19.3 inches
  • Rocky Bar: 18.5 inches
  • McGaheysville: 18 inches
  • Lacey Spring: 17.0 inches
  • Haywood: 17 inches
  • Stuarts Draft: 17 inches

West Virginia

  • Franklin: 24 inches
  • Cherry Grove: 20 inches
  • Romney: 17 inches
  • Wardensville: 14.5 inches
  • Berkeley Springs: 11 inches

Wisconsin

  • Independence: 9 inches
  • Madison: 8.9 inches
  • Sun Prairie: 8.5 inches
  • Middleton: 8.2 inches

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Story image: The National Zoo in Washington, D.C., tweeted this photo of their panda playing in the snow, along with a message that the zoo was closed today.

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