Yes, I'm up at this hour ( 4 am). I was shocked awake at how much had fallen since 10 pm. At bedtime I had recorded about 6 inches. Not considered much anymore as our area has received so many snowstorms of late.
The literal wakeup call is easily 2 feet. (I can tell by the almost covered birdbath) Confirmed by http://www.noaa.gov/:
>>....SELECTED STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL IN INCHES FROM 700 AM EST THU FEB
04 THROUGH 400 AM EST SAT FEB 06...:
ELLICOTT CITY 22.5 << (We dubiously are honored with the highest amounts by far for the BAlt/ Wash area---though maybe the other reporters simply don't want to get out of bed.)
And then I went to http://www.noaa.gov/ and found this: Scroll to bottom.
>>THE SURFACE LOW ALONG THE MID ATLANTIC COAST IS FORECAST TO
CONTINUE TO DEEPEN THIS MORNING WHILE ITS FORWARD SPEED SLOWS.
THIS LOW IS FORECAST TO MOVE ONLY SLOWLY EAST NORTHEASTWARD
SATURDAY OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST AND THEN BEGIN TO ACCELERATE
EASTWARD SATURDAY EVENING INTO THE WESTERN ATLANTIC. HEAVY SNOWS
WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING OVER LARGE PORTIONS OF THE MID
ATLANTIC...WITH BLIZZARD CONDITIONS OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL TO
NORTHERN MARYLAND...EASTWARD ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE DELMARVA
PENINSULA AND INTO COASTAL SOUTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY. ADDITIONAL
SNOW TOTALS OF A FOOT ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE MID
ATLANTIC...BRINGING STORM TOTALS TO 18-36 INCHES. SNOW ACROSS THE
OHIO VALLEY REGION WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH THIS MORNING WITH ONLY A
FEW ADDITIONAL INCHES EXPECTED.<<