A look back at SnOBX 2018

Snow drifts over the sign at Jockey's Ridge state park on Jan. 18, 2018. [Sam Walker photo]

Two years ago today, an Arctic cold front and low-pressure system combined to dump eight to 10 inches of snow on the Outer Banks and across eastern North Carolina, where the white stuff is relatively rare.


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It was the second major winter storm to impact eastern North Carolina in the first three weeks of 2018. A storm on January 3-4, produced heavy snow, strong winds and bitter cold, the National Weather Service said.

Here’s a look back, in video and photos, of SnOBX 2018.

Snow angel on Roanoke Island, Jan. 18, 2018. [Doug Dino photo]

National Weather Service snowfall tally.