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Maryland Weather

Maryland Weather Meteorology, astronomy and climate conditions in the Baltimore region
County asks public to report storm-related financial losses

Anne Arundel County residents and business owners who were financially affected by January's record-breaking snow storm can report their losses to the county's Office of Emergency Management, which is taking a tally of the storm's financial impact.

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Snow may hamper Friday morning commute in parts of Maryland

The Friday morning commute could be hampered by snow, the National Weather Service said. Parts of Maryland are under a winter weather advisory from midnight to 10 a.m. Friday as 1-2 inches of snow is expected.

Northern and southern Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Harford, Prince George's and Charles counties, the District of Columbia and parts of northern Virginia are covered under the advisory.

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Flooding risks forecast Wednesday, Thursday

An inch or more of rain, combined with melting snow, could cause flooding around the Baltimore region from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday afternoon.

A flood watch is in effect for Carroll, Baltimore and Harford counties, according to the National Weather Service. Flooding of urban areas and streams, some of which may still be covered in ice, is possible.

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DOT: Phase II of Baltimore snow emergency plan, local state of emergency lifted

The ban on parking along snow emergency routes was lifted at noon today, according to the Baltimore City Department of Transportation.

Phase II of the city's snow emergency plan ended a week after historic levels of snow fell in the area. Mayor Rawlings-Blake also ended her declaration of a local state of emergency, according to the city DOT.

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Snow showers moving through Baltimore region

Brief but potentially heavy snow showers could leave a coating of fresh powder around the region around midday Friday.

Radar showed the showers moving through the Interstate 83 corridor about noon, after having passed through Carroll and Frederick counties.

The National Weather Service cautioned that a quarter of an inch of snow could accumulate from the heavier showers.

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NOAA ranks snowstorm as fourth-worst for Northeast since 1950

Last weekend's snowstorm was the fourth-biggest to strike the Northeast since 1950, dumping more than 30 inches of snow on 1.5 million people and affecting nearly 103 million people in all, according to government meteorologists.

The storm was rated as "crippling," the second-highest category on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Northeast Snowfall Impact Scale, also known as NESIS.

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