City residents and those farther south could see just a few inches, while a winter storm warning is in effect beginning at noon for Carroll County and at 2 p.m. for northern Baltimore and Harford counties, according to the National Weather Service forecast.
A winter storm moving across the eastern half of the country dropped 5 inches of snow across Maryland, closing schools and disrupting travel in the middle of the work week. But warmer weather is in the forecast.
A winter storm watch is in effect across Central Maryland, warning of chances for 3 to 6 inches of wet, heavy snow and as much as a quarter of an inch of ice through Wednesday. The National Weather Service said there is potential for "significant snowfall" and then sleet and ice.
The extreme cold will continue into Tuesday, with temperatures expected to hover in the single digits Monday evening through central Maryland and to drop to as low as 0 in the mountains of Western Maryland, forecasters predicted.
Here's what to expect in Maryland from a massive winter storm hitting the Northeast this weekend. Precipitation could start as a wintry mix of snow and sleet on Saturday, could possibly turn to freezing rain, and then to plain rain. Some flooding is possible, meteorologists warned.
This weekend's snowfall might have simply marked the start of an active winter weather pattern for Maryland. Long-range weather models were predicting a potent storm could form in the Southeast and move up the East Coast next weekend.
The National Weather Service extended its winter storm warning until midnight for Southern Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties, advising the public of “very hazardous or impossible” driving conditions.
"Palm Sunday Snowstorm" of March 29-30, 1942: Main Street Westminster MD after a heavy and historic 32-inch snowfall March 29-30, 1942. The photo has been attributed to renowned Westminster photographer Charles Magee.
The first day of spring Tuesday began with a series of winter storms that are expected to continue through Wednesday evening. National Weather Service meteorologist Isha Renta said she expects 8 to 12 inches of snow in most of Carroll County by 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Forecasts suggesting several inches of snow for the Baltimore-Washington region Tuesday and Wednesday forced the men’s lacrosse game between the No. 6 Greyhounds and No. 18 Hoyas to be rescheduled for April 10.
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. crews worked Tuesday to shorten the list of homes that remain without power after last week’s brutal nor’easter, but another overnight storm carrying the potential for rain and snow could hamper those efforts.
A shot of colder air coming down from the Great Lakes and an area of moisture moving east from Tennessee Valley is expected to create a snowstorm late Saturday afternoon. The flakes will continue until 1 a.m. Sunday morning.
When the Patapsco River hit low tide Thursday afternoon at Fort McHenry, the waters were 3 1/2 feet lower than normal as the "bomb cyclone" storm impacting the East Coast blew waters out of the harbor.