By Kelsey Kushner

REISTERSTOWN, Md. (WJZ) — The inclement weather that moved through much of the region caused headaches for drivers across Maryland on Tuesday.

Maryland State Police said — just before 5 p.m. — that they had received 200 calls for service due to inclement weather.

In total, there were 365 calls between noon and 9 p.m. There were 82 crashes and 37 disabled/unattended vehicles, according to police.

A winter weather advisory was issued around the state from noon until 7 p.m.

Maryland Weather: Slushy Mess In Baltimore, Snow Out West

Officials said they monitored roadways and will continue to treat them as necessary.

“We’re prepared to move resources throughout the state wherever they are needed,” Ron Snyder, of the Maryland State Police, said.

There is a concern for slick spots Wednesday morning as overnight temperatures will drop near freezing.

State Highway officials said they’re using infrared technology on 53 of their plow trucks to keep a close eye on pavement temperatures.

“We’re able to use that technology in conjunction with our storm managers here to make decisions where to strategically deploy salt,” Charlie Gischler, of MDOT, said.

The snow ended between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

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Kelsey Kushner


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