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Freezing drizzle expected overnight, BCPS to remain virtual

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Frozen precipitation will persist through the overnight hours, forecasters say. The National Weather Service says light freezing rain or freezing drizzle is expected in Baltimore County. Light snow showers are also possible as the back end of the recent storm system exits the region. Motorists should expect icy conditions and prepare for overnight refreezing, especially on bridges and overpasses. …


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Winter Weather Advisory issued for Baltimore County for Thursday night, Friday morning

UPDATE: The Winter Weather Advisory has been extended until noon on Friday. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Baltimore County.  The advisory will remain in place until 6 a.m. on Friday morning. The Winter Storm Warning is no longer in effect. Forecasters say light mixed precipitation will continue, with additional …


Winter weather across the country affects federal vaccine shipments to Maryland, other states

BALTIMORE, MD—Health officials say severe winter weather across the United States is affecting the federal government’s shipments of COVID-19 vaccines to providers in Maryland and other states. This may have a significant impact on providers’ ability to hold clinics as scheduled. The Maryland Department of Health has directly shared with local leaders and vaccine providers the following updates from CDC …

Ice storm blasts Baltimore County, over 70 crashes reported statewide

UPDATE 2 (1:15 p.m.): The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Baltimore County.  The Winter Storm Warning is no longer in effect. UPDATE (12:30 p.m.): From 4 a.m. to 12 p.m., Maryland State Police responded to 148 crashes, 93 disabled/unattended vehicles, and 397 calls for service. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—A powerful ice storm blasted …

Baltimore County government offices to close on Thursday, BCPS to remain virtual

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Government Offices will be closed on Thursday, February 18, 2021, due to the impending snowstorm. Emergency and essential employees must report . Department of Health COVID-19 testing and vaccine clinics are cancelled for Thursday and Friday. Those who had an appointment will receive an email with a new appointment date. Residents scheduled for trash pick-up on Thursday …

Winter Storm Warning issued for Baltimore County

UPDATE: The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Baltimore County.  The Winter Storm Warning is no longer in effect. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the entire Baltimore metro area. Heavy snow along with sleet and freezing rain are expected. Total snow accumulations of around 3–6 …

Winter Storm Watch issued for Baltimore County

UPDATE: A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Baltimore County. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the Baltimore metro area. The watch will remain in effect until 6 a.m. on Friday morning. Forecasters say total snow accumulations of 5 or more inches and total ice accumulations of 0.25 inches …

Another winter storm expected to hit Baltimore area Wednesday night

UPDATE: The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the entire Baltimore metro area through Friday morning. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Yet another winter storm is expected to impact the Baltimore area later this week. A massive winter storm is moving across the Ohio Valley into the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast bringing snow, sleet, and freezing rain. …