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Maryland weather: Snow has begun to fall in the the Baltimore area. When will it stop?

Wintry precipitation began late Thursday night and is expected to last through Friday afternoon as another bout of snow hits the Baltimore area.

A winter weather advisory went into effect overnight and is in effect until 10 a.m. Friday, meaning that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibility, and use caution while driving.

Here’s when snow, sleet and rain are expected to fall, according to the National Weather Service.

10 p.m. Thursday to midnight Friday

Snow began in the Baltimore area shortly before midnight. Temperatures hovered just below freezing late Thursday night.

1 a.m. to 6 a.m. Friday

Snow picked up from 1 a.m. to 3 a.m. early Friday morning, and was expected to continue falling until at least 6 a.m., as the temperature dips to around 30. An east wind of around 7 mph is expected. Accumulation of 1-3 inches is expected with 2-4 inches in Northern Maryland.

Daytime Friday

Snow and sleet are likely before 1 p.m., then there’s a chance of rain. Skies should be cloudy with a high near 36. An east wind of 6 to 8 mph is expected. The chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than an inch possible.

Friday night into Saturday

Snow and rain are possible before 1 a.m. Saturday and rain after that. It should be cloudy with a low around 33. A northeast wind around 6 mph is expected. The chance of precipitation is 50 percent.

Saturday

There’s a chance of rain and snow before 1 p.m., then a slight chance of rain. It’ll be mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. The chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Sunday

Rain and snow are expected Sunday into Monday morning, mainly west of Route 95, with a high near 40 and low of 30. The chance of precipitation is 80 percent.

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Baltimore Sun reporter Lillian Reed contributed to this article.

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