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Winter storm hits Maryland

The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for Maryland on Sunday evening as a winter storm made its way through the region.

On Twitter, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan advised anyone traveling around the southern part of the state to use caution and to follow forecasts.

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Snow was falling in St. Mary’s County as well as Charles and Calvert counties and the Eastern Shore, according to Andrew Snyder, a meteorologist with NWS. An accumulation of three to six inches was expected, with snow tapering off around midnight, he said.

No snow is expected in the Baltimore area, Snyder said.

A winter storm warning is in effect for Saint Mary’s County, and a winter weather advisory is in place in Calvert and Charles counties. Charles County authorities warned residents of icy roads.

The Maryland State Police announced that snow emergency plans are in effect for Charles, St Mary’s, Wicomico, Somerset and Calvert counties.

Southern Maryland and the Eastern Shore are on the edge of a large winter storm that moved through the Southeast over the weekend, bringing heavy snow to North Carolina and Virginia.

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