Official snow observer for the National Weather Service loves winter but says "it's been crazy,"

ROMULUS (WXYZ) - "I've been in Detroit all of my life and this is the worst," said Carl Carli as he was preparing for a flight to Florida in the midst of Wednesday's snow storm.

"I'm sick of the snow," said Carli as he proceeded to the security checkpoint with his golf clubs in tow.

Even Josh Halasy, who likes winter and measures snowfall and snow depth for the National Weather Service, thinks what we've seen around metro Detroit has been a bit much.

"It's been crazy," says Halasy.

Action News caught up with Halasy Wednesday as he took his 2:00 pm measurements near Metro Airport in Romulus.

Today's snowfall - 6.5 inches.

Halasy told Action News that we are "three inches away" from breaking the record.

The total snowfall record for the Detroit area is 93.6 inches, and it was set 134 years ago in the winter of 1880/1881.

"We were at 90.6 inches," said Halasy Wednesday afternoon.

The average snowfall metro-Detroiters see in a season is 43 inches.

Halasy says, "We've had enough snow for two winters."


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