Mother Nature’s hits keep on coming. First a snowstorm, now there are frigid temperatures around the region.
The snow has moved out of Maryland, but the cold and ice are left behind.
Many students throughout Maryland did not have school Wednesday, and you know what that means. It was a great day to go sledding.
The latest winter storm to impact the Eastern region is departing early Wednesday morning, but there are still issues we’ll have to contend with during the next 12-24 hours, which will make our day a little more difficult.
Snow blowers whirred and shovels scraped across sidewalks Wednesday as the Northeast started cleaning up from a winter storm that swirled up the coast, creating blizzard conditions on Cape Cod, disrupting government work in Washington and leaving behind bitter cold that sapped fuel supplies.
There were no “Coffee With” or “People Are Talking” segments due to winter weather.
Winter weather slammed Maryland Tuesday, but even though the snow is over, we’re not out of the woods yet. The frigid temperatures are sticking around for a while.
The Baltimore Public Health Department is warning of an increased risk of hypothermia from frigid temperatures.
Overall, amounts average 6-12 around the city and nearby areas. BUT there has been an issue with snow being reluctant to spread to parts of the Eastern Shore so we are thinking that amounts will be somewhat lower there, especially south of the Bay Bridge and Route 50 with some places down that way only getting 3-6 inches.
Anne Arundel County is opening warming centers to prepare for snow and extremely cold temperatures expected in the next few days.
There will be a gradual “stepping down” into a much colder weather pattern in the mid-Atlantic states over the next four or five days, so we really need to EMBRACE Friday’s temperatures which will wind up mostly in the middle and upper 40s.
Maryland health officials say there has been another death caused by cold weather in the past week, this time in Allegany County.