Inches, actual inches, are possible.
(Yeah, I know, areas that aren’t used to snow aren’t prepared to handle it and shouldn’t be expected to. There is no good reason to stock up on trucks and salt every year for something that happens only every few years or so.
At the same time, this “declaring states of emergency” stuff before there is an emergency seems to be a little silly.)
Must. Buy. Bread. and. Milk.