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Posted on: January 6, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Updated Forecast from National Weather Service Jan 6-7

NWS Expected Snowfall Tonight

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has released an updated forecast for the Snow Storm expected Tonight, January 6th into early Tomorrow Morning, January 7th. Attached is the updated snowfall outlook, which shows our region receiving 4-5 inches of snow.

Below is information detailing what we can expect in Queen Anne’s County:

 

  • Timing: Overnight into Early tomorrow morning
  • Primary Impacts:  4-5 Inches of Snow 
    • Periods of heavy snowfall after 10:00 PM
      • Drivers should avoid all overnight travel and delay morning travel – Help our plow crews do their job! 
    • Winds of 20-30 MPH throughout the day Friday

 

  • Secondary Impacts: 
    • Friday Night Re-Freeze: It is possible that snow will begin to melt during the day light hours and freeze overnight, resulting in black ice Saturday morning
      • Motorists & Pedestrians should exercise extreme caution prior to sunrise Saturday
    • Gusting winds may create snow drifts around sign poles and existing snow piles limiting visibility at intersections

 

  • Temperatures: Around Freezing until Sunday – Remember, BRIDGES FREEZE FIRST
    • Thursday Night Low: 26°
    • Friday High: 34°, Morning Wind Chills around 11° even after sunrise - Friday Night Low: 16° 
    • Saturday High: 34° – Saturday Night Low: 22°

 

This will be the final update for this event unless the forecast drastically changes. 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.

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