National Weather Service
This is the coldest air mass we have had in at least two years.
A winter storm made its way across the Southeast on Thursday, dumping snow in states recovering from days of rain, playing a role in at least one fatality, and leaving thousands without power.
Maryland State Police are reporting scores of accidents on snow-covered highways across central and western Maryland.
Maryland State Police are reporting light, blowing snow in Garrett County as a winter storm moves in.
The sky is clear early Friday, and most temperatures are in the low and mid 20s in the typically colder outlying areas and closer to 30 in most of the bigger cities.
The weather will remain pleasant in the greater Baltimore area during the next couple of days, as high pressure maintains its grip on much of the Northeast and the mid-Atlantic states.
Many parts of the East Coast are still reeling from the destructive force of Superstorm Sandy. WJZ’s First Warning Weather team has been analyzing this unusual storm since it struck Maryland.
There will be high pressure building into the region Monday night into Tuesday. This will lead to some chilly weather Monday night, and as a result it will not warm up as much Tuesday.
It felt like Superstorm Sandy would never go away. But its days are numbered.
On Maryland’s jagged coastline, hurricane-riled waves destroyed an iconic pier and floodwaters forced caskets from graves in a town famed for crabbing. In the mountainous western edges, 2 feet of snow snapped power lines, downed trees and left tractor-trailers jackknifed along an interstate.
The National Weather Service says the Potomac River is likely to experience its worst floods in at least 16 years in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
It’s confirmed. A funnel cloud did touch down in Harford County, downing trees and damaging homes.