Bundle Up, Baltimore! Falling Temperatures & Several Inches Of Snow Pack A Punch
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Winter weather is in Maryland again! Most of Maryland is under a Winter Storm Warning.
Bob Turk reports the Winter Storm Warning is in effect through 11 p.m. Tuesday. A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect until noon Wednesday.
Here’s a breakdown:
The snow is currently falling and is expected to continue until around 10 p.m. Some lingering snow showers will be felt along the Delmarva peninsula through 11 p.m.
There is the potential for 6-12 inches of snow in the metro area with locally higher amounts.
Blowing and drifting snow will become a problem with the wind Tuesday night and into Wednesday.
As of 6:30 p.m. these are the snowfall totals in the region:
- Frostburg- 6.5″
- Westminster- 8.8″
Temperatures are expected to drop into the teens and the low will be around 8 degrees Tuesday night. Wind chill values will be in the single digits, dropping to -10 or -15 Tuesday night.
Traveling may be dangerous Wednesday. Even though the snow has stopped, roads could be snow covered and slippery.
In addition, with the very cold air coming in, the road treatments will be less effective.
It is expected to stay cold. The high on Wednesday is expected to be 15 degrees and the low is 6. Winds will start to diminish Wednesday night. On Thursday, the high will be 22 degrees and the low will be 5. The normal high for this time of year is 41 degrees.
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