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Region readies for another coating of snow and ice Saturday

An ice storm stretching across half the country could bring a mix of snow, ice and rain to Baltimore on Saturday.

Half an inch to an inch of snow, and anywhere from a few hundredths of an inch to a tenth of an inch of ice, are expected across Maryland, according to the National Weather Service.

With temperatures expected to hover around freezing, any warm air could limit accumulations, though.

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Baltimore hits 70, tying record high, but icy weekend lies ahead

Baltimore tied a 127-year-old record high Thursday, hitting 70 degrees, but forecasters are projecting an icy weekend ahead.

Temperatures at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport matched a record for Jan. 12 set at the U.S. Customs House downtown in 1890, while the Inner Harbor hit 71 degrees.

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After highs in the 60s Thursday, snow and ice to return Friday night

Temperatures are forecast to rise more than 20 degrees above normal Thursday, well into the 60s, but the warm-up is forecast to end with snow and ice Friday night in the Baltimore area.

A warm front that passed through Wednesday raised temperatures into the mid-50s, and on Thursday, highs are expected to be even warmer, reaching the mid-60s.

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Surprise snow squall could drop a dusting to an inch Tuesday morning

A snow squall that wasn't expected to survive its trip over the mountains of Western Maryland could bring a quick inch of snow Tuesday morning, forecasters said.

Carroll, northwestern Howard, northern Baltimore and northwestern Harford counties are under a winter weather advisory through 11 a.m. A coating of snow could also fall in areas closer to Interstate 95, including Baltimore City.

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Baltimore temperatures to gradually warm this week -- to 60 degrees

After one more day in the icebox Monday, Baltimore is forecast to warm up gradually this week, expected to hit 60 degrees by Thursday.

Temperatures have remained below freezing, largely in the teens and 20s, since Friday. Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport peaked at 25 degrees Saturday and 23 degrees Sunday, with lows of 17 degrees and 13 degrees each morning, respectively.

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Schools closed Monday on Eastern Shore, southern Md. following weekend snowstorm

Public schools on the Eastern Shore will be closed Monday following a weekend snowstorm that largely missed the Baltimore area but dumped half a foot of snow in several counties.

Schools will be closed in Talbot, Caroline, Kent, Queen Anne's, Dorcester, Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties, officials said.

St. Mary's County, Calvert schools and Salisbury University will also be closed Monday.

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