More record-breaking cold struck the Baltimore region after hours of steady precipitation left a layer of 6 to 11 inches of snow Thursday, disrupting work and school and creating treacherous road conditions.
Baltimore set a record low temperature for the day on Friday morning, dropping to 10 degrees at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport as of 6 a.m. -- though temperatures are expected to climb into the mid-20s in the afternoon.
As a massive, slow-moving system is dropping 6-10 inches of snow across the region Thursday before ushering in more record-setting cold.
After nearly a year of anticipation, the climate phenomenon known as El Niño has arrived, U.S. climate scientists said Thursday.
Road crews are readying for a storm expected to bring 6 inches or more across the Baltimore region Thursday, potentially the biggest snowfall of a winter season many are already tired of.
With a snowstorm in the forecast that could be the biggest in March in two decades, local governments are breaking their winter weather response budgets, and some are running low on salt.
A winter weather advisory is in effect through Tuesday night's commute, and a winter storm watch is meanwhile posted warning of the potential for 5 inches of snow Thursday.
February 2015 ended in Baltimore with an average temperature of 25.3 degrees, the coldest for that month since 1934 and for any month since 1989.