Monday, March 25, 2013
Share your snow day photos from North Baltimore.
A mix of rain, sleet and snow gave the area a taste of winter at the start of spring. The precipitation caused some traffic problems, and made for a soggy day in general. Above are a few of the photos Patch snapped around town. If you have photos of today's messy weather share them with your neighbors cick on the "upload photos and video" button under the pictures attached to this article.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Forecasters, who originally predicted snowfall totals as high as a foot or more in some parts of the Baltimore area, are revising totals.
Schools were closed in preparation, but many residents and Patch readers are wondering—where's the snow? Forecasters, too, have been revising predictions as a low pressure system responsible moves north and takes the warmer temperatures with it. Here is what some Baltimore-area forecasters have been saying on Twitter over the past few days.
The Baltimore Metro area was expecting between 5 and 11 inches of snow during this week's winter storm. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows total snowfall in your Patch area over the past 3 days. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of your Patch's coverage area, and the map updates every six hours, starting around 2 a.m. each day. It updates as Skywarn volunteers file their reports, so check back later to see more accurate statistics. Note: This map is not visible on some mobile devices. The effects of the snowstorm that began Tuesday night have been hit-or-miss throughout the Baltimore Metro area, about 5 inches fell in Westminster but less than 1 inch in Parkville, for example, according to the map. The National Weather Service had forecast that 4-11 inches of snow would accumulate …
North is expecting up to three inches of snow this weekend. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows total snowfall in the Baltimore area over the past 3 days. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of North Baltimore Patch's coverage area, and the map updates every six hours, starting around 2AM each day. Note: This map is not visible on some mobile devices.
The snow, which started overnight, could dump 8-10 inches on some parts of the Baltimore area.
Baltimore City Public Schools will be closed Wednesday. According to forecasts, some parts of the Baltimore area could see as much as 10 inches in the snow that began early Wednesday morning. Read up on other school closures in the area. Baltimore Gas and Electric officials are expecting hundreds of thousands of outages. Outages can be reported on the utility's website or by calling 877-778-2222. City officials will be posting snow removal updates and other information on its on the Office of Emergency Management Twitter account and snow center website. Baltimore County officials will be doing the same on its @BACOEmergency Twitter feed. Keep tabs on the roads using our commute page.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Most communities could see 4-8 inches total, but Randallstown, Owings Mills and Reisterstown could get the most, at up to 10 inches from Tuesday night through Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service.
As the snowstorm approaches, and the forecast gets more specific, it looks like the Baltimore Metro area could get up to about 8 inches of snow from late Tuesday night through Wednesday night. However, Owings Mills and Reisterstown could get more, at up to 10 inches, according to the National Weather Service. A winter weather watch, including snow, is in effect for the county, as well as for the Baltimore and D.C. metro areas. During this time, wind gusts could get as high as 35 mph. Combined with heavy snow, there could be power outages, it states. BGE is bringing in 500 extra employees to help with service repairs and 1,750 of its own crews to be ready in case of "hundreds of thousands of outages in its service area, according to a news …
Monday, March 4, 2013
A snowstorm is heading toward Central Maryland and Baltimore County, and may hit Tuesday, and BGE is bringing in 500 extra workers.
UPDATE (5:38 p.m.) A storm heading toward the Baltimore and D.C. Metro areas could dump one or more inches of heavy snow on Baltimore County, beginning overnight Tuesday. A winter storm watch is in effect from Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening, including in Maryland: from Frederick to Baltimore, and Westminster to Annapolis, according to the National Weather Service. There might be "heavy wet snow, gusty winds, possible power outtages," it states. Meteorologist Justin Berk says there could be up to 5 inches in some areas of Central Maryland. Meanwhile, Baltimore Gas and Electric is bringing in 500 extra workers to help with any power outages that might occur, according to a news release Monday afternoon. Wind gusts could get as …
Sunday, March 3, 2013
While most days will be dry and clear, one night could bring wintry weather to the Baltimore Metro area.
Snowfall is likely overnight Tuesday in the Baltimore Metro area. The week begins clear on Monday, but clouds could increase Tuesday before the snowfall that's expected mostly between 2 and 10 a.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service forecast. As of Sunday evening, there's a 70-80 percent chance of precipitation Tuesday and Wednesday, and there's a 60 percent chance Wednesday night, the forecast states. High temperatures this week will vary from the low-40s to low 50s, with lows in the 30s or below. Following are the forecast temperatures: Monday: High in the lower 40s. Low in the upper 20s. Tuesday: High in mid 40s. Low in mid 30s. Wednesday and Thursday: Highs in upper 30s. Lows in lower to mid 30s. Friday: High in the …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
There will be a mix of weather this week in Baltimore County—from sunny, to cloudy with rain and snow showers—according to the National Weather Service.
Sunny days are ahead for Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday this week, but otherwise, the National Weather Service forecast calls for somewhat gloomier weather—from clouds to snow. On Monday, the weather will be clear with highs near 47, and low near 34 in Baltimore County, according to the National Weather Service forecast. Rain is expected Tuesday throughout the day, especially in the afternoon. Highs will be near 43, with lows around 39, the forecast states. Wednesday could be sunny and about 50, but there's a 40 percent chance of rain and snow Wednesday night. The low temperature cools to the mid-30s. Clouds and rain are likely during the day and night Thursday, it states. The high could be about 44, and the low: 31. The sun will …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Any accumulation between Wednesday and Thursday is expected to be less than an inch.
A brief taste of winter weather is expected to push through the area Wednesday. According to the National Weather Service, rain is expected mainly after 4 p.m. in the Baltimore area with a high temperature of about 44 degrees. Starting Wednesday evening, with an expected low temperature of 33 overnight, the precipitation is expected to transition to a mix of snow and rain. By 1 a.m. Thursday, the rain is supposed to turn completely to snow. The accumulation is predicted to be less than one inch.