This Satellite Time-Lapse Captures All of 2014's Winter Storms

Come bid cold weather farewell (we hope!).

After a couple of unusually snowy months, even NASA is ready to put a cap on winter. 

Today, the agency released a new time-lapse animation of all the snowstorms that battered the U.S. East Coast and Midwest this winter. The video, compiled from once-per-day imagery captured by NOAA's GOES-East satellite, shows the movement of storms from January 1 to March 24.

A snapshot of early February -- sped up for drama. 

According to NOAA’s National Weather Service, this winter brought Washington, D.C., 30.3 inches of snow, doubling the average snowfall in the nation's capital. Chicago also got more than double its annual snowfall with a total of 80 inches. And as of March 24, poor Buffalo has endured an astounding 121.7 inches. 

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