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Southern U.S. Storms (2011)
Violent weather system could spawn blizzard in Western Md., damaging winds in Baltimore
Violent weather system could spawn blizzard in Western Md., damaging winds in Baltimore

A strong low-pressure system causing blizzards across the Midwest is forecast to bring potential white-out conditions in Western Maryland and damaging winds across the Baltimore area Friday and Saturday. Heavy snow combined with strong winds could create blizzard conditions with near-zero visibility in some areas, according to the National Weather Service. Up to 14 inches of snow could accumulate, with a blizzard warning in effect for western Allegany County and a winter storm warning for Garrett County. The bulk of the snowfall is expected Friday, with wind gusts up to 40 mph. While scant, if any, winter precipitation is expected in the Baltimore area, Central Maryland is under a high...

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