Harford County fire and rescue crews kept busy Wednesday night as they had to respond to three incidents of drivers trapped in high water during a furious rainstorm that flooded roads and caused thousands of customers to lose power.
Last week, meteorologists warned another snowstorm could arrive Tuesday night. But recent warm weather means Baltimore will instead see rain, said Dan Hofmann, meteorologist with the National Weather Service.
Residents across the Baltimore region grappled with the cold as the National Weather Service issued a wind chill advisory Saturday evening through Sunday morning. Temperatures in the Baltimore region were expected to drop into the single digits on Saturday night, and to 5 below with the wind chill..
There is a chance for a quick burst of snow tonight as some of the coldest weather we've seen this year enters the area. Accumulations would be light, less than an inch, but could cause travel troubles as it could hit during the evening commute.
Although Tuesday's snow storm was a whisper compared with the roar of the blizzard in January, winter is not yet done with Maryland and Carroll County: Freezing temperatures and opportunities for light snowfall will persist through the rest of the week, beginning late Tuesday night into Wednesday.
An impending winter storm prompted Gov. Larry Hogan to cut short his political trip to New Hampshire, where he had been campaigning since Saturday on behalf of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's presidential bid.
The weekend's blizzard was one for the history books, with 37 inches in Norrisville verified by the National Weather Service, and from it has come the valuable reminder that preparation pays dividends.
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.
Digging out from the snow of Winter Storm Jonas has been a marathon, but also a sprint: Around the county, crews are working around the clock to unbury Carroll County residents and businesses from the weekend snow storm as quickly as possible.
Snowfall may have ceased, but the work of Howard County's Emergency Operation Center crew and local residents is still going strong as teams of snowplows and snow blowers clear paths toward freedom in neighborhoods.