Nearly 12 hours of steady precipitation left a fresh layer of 6-10 inches of snow across the Baltimore region Thursday, with more wintry weather forecast over the next couple of days, including likely record-breaking cold early Friday morning.
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.
Icy conditions are expected to slicken and slow the Monday morning commute, and though some sunshine could bring melting, cold northwest winds are expected to make it feel well below freezing.