Rep. Jason ChaffetzJason ChaffetzTrump, GOP at new crossroads on deficit Chaffetz: Spending vote means GOP 'lost every single bit of credibility' on debt Let’s not fail in our second chance to protect Bears Ears MORE says the nation’s capital is full of weather wimps.

While the Washington area was estimated to get as much as half a foot of snow on Tuesday, resulting in the closure of federal offices for nonemergency employees, the Utah Republican noted the lack of precipitation.

Chaffetz wrote on Twitter (complete with photographic evidence):



Winter weather advisories around the District were canceled by Tuesday afternoon.

The average annual snowfall in Washington is about 15.5 inches, while Utah averages about 41 inches of snow each year.