It had been 1499 days since our area had seen snow measuring more than one inch.

According to NewsWest 9, Tuesday marked 1499 days since we had seen snow of more than an inch, and by the next day we would have close to a foot of snow in some areas.

Rain turned to sleet which eventually turned to snow as the temps continued to fall from a cold front that had pushed its way through Tuesday afternoon.

By the time the snow stopped on Wednesday afternoon, Midland International Airport had recorded the most snow that had fallen in one day during the month of February at 5.7." That was from midnight Wednesday to Wednesday afternoon.

The overall storm total from Tuesday night into Wednesday was 7.9."