BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The chilly climate has arrived in Maryland as elements of the state might see as much as 10 inches of snow Thursday.
Low stress growing over the Deep South will trek northward in a single day as a potent storm, bringing vital snowfall and finally ice to our space.
Snow will possible overspread central Maryland by the pre-dawn hours on Thursday morning, arriving from southwest to northeast.
— Marty Bass WJZ (@MartyBassWJZ) February 17, 2021
A winter storm warning was issued for your complete state of Maryland from 3 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, by way of 6 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19.
Sadly, this received’t be a snow-only occasion. As heat air works arduous to nostril itself into the realm, we’ll see a changeover to sleet after which freezing rain beginning late-morning on Thursday.
The changeover will possible happen from south to north, resulting in ice accretion all through the day on Thursday. It will imply very hazardous journey situations.
— Chelsea Ingram (@ChelseaWeather) February 17, 2021
Snowfall charges of 1-2 inches per hour might imply as much as ten inches of snow for parts of central and western Maryland. The I-95 hall, together with Baltimore, is within the three- to six-inch vary.
A messy wintry combine will proceed into the afternoon and night. Some areas to the south will changeover to plain rain. The storm system will exit shortly on Friday. Quiet, however chilly climate can be in retailer for the weekend.
Average snowfall accumulation is feasible for central Maryland, previous to the wintry combine changeover.
The very best quantities will possible be north and west, whereas areas south and east will characteristic lighter quantities. Ice accretion may even be a difficulty all through the day on Thursday, resulting in hazardous journey situations.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says Marylanders ought to be ready for energy outages, tree injury and unsafe journey situations.
A lot of our state is beneath a winter storm warning or advisory as we anticipate one other vital climate occasion late tonight by way of Friday morning. Snow, sleet, wintry combine, and icy situations are possible, with the best probability for heavy snow close to and northwest of I-95. pic.twitter.com/yUDi1PqqDj
— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) February 17, 2021
He’s additionally telling folks to maintain cell gadgets charged and keep tuned to your native forecast. Watch WJZ!