…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM THURSDAY TO 6 AM EST FRIDAY…
Areas affected include Frederick, Carrol; parts of Montgomery, Howard, Loudon Counties.
* WHAT...Heavy snow along with some sleet and freezing rain.
Total snow accumulation 4 to 8 inches. Ice accumulation from
freezing rain around one-tenth of an inch.
* WHEN...From 3 AM Thursday to 6 AM EST Friday. Snow will
overspread the area between 3 and 5 AM. The heaviest snow is
expected through midday Thursday. Snow will mix with sleet and
freezing rain Thursday afternoon and Thursday night.
* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow may be heavy at times, especially
Thursday morning through midday. Snowfall rates around one to
two inches per hour are possible along with visibilities
around one- quarter mile.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.
When venturing outside, watch your first few steps taken on
steps, sidewalks, and driveways, which could be icy and slippery,
increasing your risk of a fall and injury.
By The National Weather Service