BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Day two of the Blizzard of 2016. The storm is slamming the state and creating treacherous conditions around Maryland.
After a night of heavy snow, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is warning drivers to stay off the roads.READ MORE: Referee To Rocket Scientist: Adrian Hill Talks About The Pressure On And Off The Field
The streets in Baltimore County were nearly impassable without four-wheel drive–even challenging for those driving plows.
“Scary. The snow is very deep. It’s about a foot and a half on the road. Cars are stuck everywhere.”
“Nobody should be on the road. We’re running out of fuel. Nobody can get fuel because the fuel trucks can’t get in. This is like our second or third station we’ve been to.”READ MORE: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan To Hold COVID-19 News Conference Tuesday At 1 P.M.
For many on the job, it was a long night, and travel will remain treacherous throughout the day.
“People leaving work and coming home in this stuff and they’re driving vehicles that are not snow worthy. They don’t have good tires on, they don’t have all-wheel drive and they think they can make it, but they can’t,” said Baltimore County Police Sergeant T.J. Stetson.
In Annapolis, Mayor Michael Pantelides announced a Level 3 Snow Emergency. This prohibits all vehicles from operating on any street within Annapolis except snow equipment and emergency vehicles.
In Canton, the snow and the wind didn’t stop a jogger from getting in her morning run.MORE NEWS: Some Maryland Students Head Back To Classroom As Hybrid In-Person Learning Begins
Baltimore police and members of the National Guard are out helping in the city, making sure people get around safely.