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Snow and ice storm hits the Baltimore area | PHOTOS

From left, Justin Cheetham, owner of Remarkable Home, and Ricky Claudio, foreman, melt ice on a sidewalk in Guilford with a roofing torch and gasoline. Cheetham says by melting the top layer of ice then applying salt, they can melt the thick ice without hurting the concrete.
(Kim Hairston)
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Snow and ice cover much of the Baltimore area as several inches of snow and ice are expected.
(Lloyd Fox)
Fire and ice
From left, Justin Cheetham, owner of Remarkable Home, and Ricky Claudio, foreman, melt ice on a sidewalk in Guilford with a roofing torch and gasoline. Cheetham says by melting the top layer of ice then applying salt, they can melt the thick ice without hurting the concrete.
From left, Justin Cheetham, owner of Remarkable Home, and Ricky Claudio, foreman, melt ice on a sidewalk in Guilford with a roofing torch and gasoline. Cheetham says by melting the top layer of ice then applying salt, they can melt the thick ice without hurting the concrete. (Kim Hairston)
Chipping the ice away
Tony Sanders, Waverly, uses a plastic putty knife to chip ice off the hood and windows of his car.
Tony Sanders, Waverly, uses a plastic putty knife to chip ice off the hood and windows of his car. (Kim Hairston)
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Donnell Malcolm, a senior from McDaniel College, works to clear ice from his car, parked overnight along Pennsylvania Avenue in Westminster as a wintry mix continues to fall Friday morning, Feb. 19, 2021.
Donnell Malcolm, a senior from McDaniel College, works to clear ice from his car, parked overnight along Pennsylvania Avenue in Westminster as a wintry mix continues to fall Friday morning, Feb. 19, 2021. (Dylan Slagle)
Clearing snow
Moses Stephenson, of West Baltimore, chips ice from the sidewalk of Rossiter Corner Grocery owned by his relatives in the 5000 block of York Road.
Moses Stephenson, of West Baltimore, chips ice from the sidewalk of Rossiter Corner Grocery owned by his relatives in the 5000 block of York Road. (Kim Hairston)
Snow, sleet, hail and freezing rain
Geese fly over a pond on Springlake Way in Homeland. The pond was covered with ice but not frozen. A mix of snow, sleet, hail and freezing rain hit the Baltimore area Thursday morning, tapering off by early afternoon but leaving behind icy conditions. Feb. 18, 2021 p7
Geese fly over a pond on Springlake Way in Homeland. The pond was covered with ice but not frozen. A mix of snow, sleet, hail and freezing rain hit the Baltimore area Thursday morning, tapering off by early afternoon but leaving behind icy conditions. Feb. 18, 2021 p7 (Amy Davis / Baltimore Sun)
Snow, sleet, hail and freezing rain
Ronald Rock shoveled his neighbor's walkway in the 6000 block of Bellona Avenue in Homeland. A mix of snow, sleet, hail and freezing rain hit the Baltimore area Thursday morning, tapering off by early afternoon but leaving behind icy conditions. Feb. 18, 2021 p8
Ronald Rock shoveled his neighbor's walkway in the 6000 block of Bellona Avenue in Homeland. A mix of snow, sleet, hail and freezing rain hit the Baltimore area Thursday morning, tapering off by early afternoon but leaving behind icy conditions. Feb. 18, 2021 p8 (Amy Davis / Baltimore Sun)
Winter Storm
A delivery truck flipped over on Ritchie Highway in Severna Park. A winter storm has left Annapolis and Anne Arundel Country covered in snow, slush and ice, Thursday, February 18, 2021.
A delivery truck flipped over on Ritchie Highway in Severna Park. A winter storm has left Annapolis and Anne Arundel Country covered in snow, slush and ice, Thursday, February 18, 2021. (Paul W. Gillespie/Capital Gazette)
Winter Storm
Cars head north on Ritchie Highway near the Morris Hill neighborhood. A winter storm has left Annapolis and Anne Arundel Country covered in snow, slush and ice, Thursday, February 18, 2021.
Cars head north on Ritchie Highway near the Morris Hill neighborhood. A winter storm has left Annapolis and Anne Arundel Country covered in snow, slush and ice, Thursday, February 18, 2021. (Paul W. Gillespie/Capital Gazette)
Winter Storm
Workers clear sidewalks in from on the MVA in Glen Burnie. winter storm has left Annapolis and Anne Arundel Country covered in snow, slush and ice, Thursday, February 18, 2021.
Workers clear sidewalks in from on the MVA in Glen Burnie. winter storm has left Annapolis and Anne Arundel Country covered in snow, slush and ice, Thursday, February 18, 2021. (Paul W. Gillespie/Capital Gazette)
Catonsville
Mike Martz, Catonsville (left) and Larry Monaghan (right) a 74 year old retired fireman, "making a little side cash" shovel the sidewalks on Frederick Road in Catonsville for Fendley Plowing Company, as sleet blanketed the area Thursday morning. The winter storm is expected to be a mixed bag, turning to snow as the day progresses.
Mike Martz, Catonsville (left) and Larry Monaghan (right) a 74 year old retired fireman, "making a little side cash" shovel the sidewalks on Frederick Road in Catonsville for Fendley Plowing Company, as sleet blanketed the area Thursday morning. The winter storm is expected to be a mixed bag, turning to snow as the day progresses. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Ellicott City
Dierdra Burgess of Ellicott City waits for a bus for a ride to Giant Pharmacy at Ellicott Mills Drive and Main Street as sleet blanketed the area Thursday morning. The winter storm is expected to be a mixed bag, turning to snow as the day progresses.
Dierdra Burgess of Ellicott City waits for a bus for a ride to Giant Pharmacy at Ellicott Mills Drive and Main Street as sleet blanketed the area Thursday morning. The winter storm is expected to be a mixed bag, turning to snow as the day progresses. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Ellicott City
A bicyclist rides up Main Street in Historic Ellicott City as sleet blanketed the area Thursday morning. The winter storm is expected to be a mixed bag, turning to snow as the day progresses.
A bicyclist rides up Main Street in Historic Ellicott City as sleet blanketed the area Thursday morning. The winter storm is expected to be a mixed bag, turning to snow as the day progresses. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Winter weather
Pellets of sleet bounce off the hood of a car during Thursday's winter storm.
Pellets of sleet bounce off the hood of a car during Thursday's winter storm. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Homeland in the snow
Dave Lucania of Lake Evesham, and his Hungarian Vizsla, named Luca, make their way along the ice-crusted snow on Springlake Way in Homeland.
Dave Lucania of Lake Evesham, and his Hungarian Vizsla, named Luca, make their way along the ice-crusted snow on Springlake Way in Homeland. (Amy Davis)
Winter weather
A dime is used for scale as pellets of sleet build up on the trunk of a car during Thursday's winter storm.
A dime is used for scale as pellets of sleet build up on the trunk of a car during Thursday's winter storm. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Another February Storm - Carroll County
Snow covers the roadways outside Carroll Hospital in Westminster as precipitation continues to fall Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021.
Snow covers the roadways outside Carroll Hospital in Westminster as precipitation continues to fall Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. (Dylan Slagle)
Baltimore proud
Bryan Winkler, building manager for B-More Kitchen, shovels outside the Accelerator Building on Benninghaus Road in Govans. B-More Kitchen is an incubator for food entrepreneurs.
Bryan Winkler, building manager for B-More Kitchen, shovels outside the Accelerator Building on Benninghaus Road in Govans. B-More Kitchen is an incubator for food entrepreneurs. (Amy Davis)
Snow in Baltimore
Kayla Roberts of Glen Burnie braved the sleet and hail to keep an appointment at a tattoo parlor in Govans, where she plans to get a snake tattoo.
Kayla Roberts of Glen Burnie braved the sleet and hail to keep an appointment at a tattoo parlor in Govans, where she plans to get a snake tattoo. (Amy Davis)
Snow in Baltimore
Callow Young makes his way along York Road in Govans, as he heads to a bus stop where he hopes to catch a bus to visit his daughter in Randallstown.
Callow Young makes his way along York Road in Govans, as he heads to a bus stop where he hopes to catch a bus to visit his daughter in Randallstown. (Amy Davis)
Another February Storm - Carroll County
A worker clears walkways at Carroll Hospital in Westminster as snow falls Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021.
A worker clears walkways at Carroll Hospital in Westminster as snow falls Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. (Dylan Slagle)
Icy conditions in Baltimore
Benny Blackwell, known as Benny Da Barber, clears the entrance outside 3-D Stylez in the 5900 block of York Road. As “the first man in the door,” Blackwell got the job of shoveling, which he said was hard work because the snow is icy.
Benny Blackwell, known as Benny Da Barber, clears the entrance outside 3-D Stylez in the 5900 block of York Road. As “the first man in the door,” Blackwell got the job of shoveling, which he said was hard work because the snow is icy. (Amy Davis)
snow, sleet Harford
A group of State Highway plow operators clear the lanes along I-95 at the Mountain Road exit Thursday, February 18, 2021 as a mix of snow, sleet and rain continues to fall.
A group of State Highway plow operators clear the lanes along I-95 at the Mountain Road exit Thursday, February 18, 2021 as a mix of snow, sleet and rain continues to fall. (Matt Button / The Aegis/Baltimore Sun Media)
snow, sleet Harford
A worker clears the fresh layer of snow and sleet from the sidewalk at the Klein's Shop Rite grocery store in Forest Hill Thursday morning as snow and sleet continue to fall February 18, 2021.
A worker clears the fresh layer of snow and sleet from the sidewalk at the Klein's Shop Rite grocery store in Forest Hill Thursday morning as snow and sleet continue to fall February 18, 2021. (Matt Button / The Aegis/Baltimore Sun Media)
Winter storm
Ace Hardware sales clerk Michael Webster, right, helps load a bag of road salt into customer Janet House's truck after an overnight storm brought several inches of snow and ice to Harford County on February 18, 2021.
Ace Hardware sales clerk Michael Webster, right, helps load a bag of road salt into customer Janet House's truck after an overnight storm brought several inches of snow and ice to Harford County on February 18, 2021. (Kenneth K. Lam)
snow, sleet Harford
A group of State Highway plow operators clear the lanes along I-95 at the Mountain Road exit Thursday, February 18, 2021 as a mix of snow, sleet and rain continues to fall.
A group of State Highway plow operators clear the lanes along I-95 at the Mountain Road exit Thursday, February 18, 2021 as a mix of snow, sleet and rain continues to fall. (Matt Button / The Aegis/Baltimore Sun Media)
February snowstorm
Tony Long of Sunshine Management clears a sidewalk along West Green Street in Westminster as precipitation continues to fall Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021.
Tony Long of Sunshine Management clears a sidewalk along West Green Street in Westminster as precipitation continues to fall Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. (Dylan Slagle)
Winter storm
A plow operator, working at under the speed limit, clears slushy snow off Route 24 in Bel Air after an overnight storm brought several inches of snow and ice to the area.
A plow operator, working at under the speed limit, clears slushy snow off Route 24 in Bel Air after an overnight storm brought several inches of snow and ice to the area. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Winter Weather
Carroll County Public Schools workers clear the parking lot at Westminster High School as precipitation continues to fall Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021.
Carroll County Public Schools workers clear the parking lot at Westminster High School as precipitation continues to fall Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. (Dylan Slagle)
Winter storm
A plow operator clears slushy snow off Business Route 1 in Bel Air after an overnight storm brought several inches of snow and ice to the area.
A plow operator clears slushy snow off Business Route 1 in Bel Air after an overnight storm brought several inches of snow and ice to the area. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Winter storm
Two men ride their all-terrain vehicles on Jerusalem Road after an overnight storm brought several inches of snow and ice to the Baltimore area on February 18, 2021.
Two men ride their all-terrain vehicles on Jerusalem Road after an overnight storm brought several inches of snow and ice to the Baltimore area on February 18, 2021. (Kenneth K. Lam)
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