BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The National Weather Service on Wednesday issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Baltimore-Washington region and Western Maryland from Thursday evening to Friday morning.

The advisory is in effect from 9 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday in the central Maryland, and begins three hours earlier in the western part of the state.

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During that time, parts of Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Calvert, Cecil, Harford, Howard, Montgomery and Prince George’s counties could see between to 2 to 4 inches.

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From 6 p.m. Thursday to 3 a.m. Friday, parts of Allegany, Frederick and Washington counties could also see 2 to 4 inches of snow, with some spots seeing as much as 6 inches.

Garrett County and other parts of Western Maryland are forecasted to get 3 to 5 inches, and as much as 7 inches. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect there from 3 p.m. Thursday to 10 a.m. Friday.

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On the Eastern Shore, a Winter Weather Advisory covering Caroline, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties is in effect from 10 p.m. Thursday to 10 a.m. Friday. Those jurisdictions could also see between 2 to 4 inches of snow.

CBS Baltimore Staff