Rep. Jason ChaffetzJason ChaffetzOversight leaders to probe Social Security defenses House approves funding for DC school vouchers The Trail 2016: Trump applies presidential polish, Cruz adds VP 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.