The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has released an updated forecast for the Snow Storm expected Thursday Night, January 6th into early Friday Morning, January 7th. Attached is the snowfall outlook, which shows our region receiving 2-4 inches of snow.
Below is information detailing what we can expect in Queen Anne’s County:
• Timing: Thursday Evening into Friday Early Morning
• Primary Impacts: 2-4 Inches of Snow
o Periods of heavy snowfall after 7 PM
Drivers should avoid all non-essential travel during this time period
o Winds of 20-30 MPH overnight and throughout the day Friday
o Friday Night Re-Freeze: It is possible that snow will begin to melt in the early afternoon and freeze overnight, resulting in black ice Saturday morning
Motorists & Pedestrians should exercise extreme caution prior to sunrise Saturday
o Gusting winds may create snow drifts around sign poles limiting visibility at intersections
• Temperatures: Around Freezing until Sunday – Remember, BRIDGES FREEZE FIRST
o Thursday Night Low: 27°
o Friday High: 34° - Friday Night Low: 16°
o Saturday High: 32° – Saturday Night Low: 20°
Additional updates will be provided as necessary. To find the most up to date and accurate information visit weather.gov/phi. Please be careful when driving in winter weather, roads may be icy even without visible snow accumulation!
If interested, additional Weather Alerts specific to Queen Anne’s County may be sent out via our Citizen Alert Program – registration is available @ qaccitizenalert.com.