The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has released their first detailed forecast for the Snow Storm expected Sunday, January 16th into Monday, January 17th. Attached is the current snowfall outlook, which shows our region receiving 1-2 inches of snow followed by freezing rain – it is important to note that this forecast may change significantly over the next 36 hours.
Below is information detailing what we can expect in Queen Anne’s County:
- Timing: Sunday into Early Monday morning
- Primary Impacts: 1-2 Inches of Snow
- Periods of heavy snowfall Sunday Afternoon & Overnight
- Drivers should avoid travel Sunday Afternoon & Sunday Night and delay morning travel – Help our plow crews do their job!
- Winds of 20-30 MPH throughout the day Sunday and overnight
- Secondary Impacts: Freezing Rain
- Late Sunday night into Early Monday morning it is likely that precipitation will switch over to freezing rain and accumulating sleet overnight, resulting in black ice Monday morning
- Motorists & Pedestrians should exercise extreme caution prior to sunrise Monday
Additional updates will be sent out as the forecast confidence increases. 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.