NOTTINGHAM, MD—The precipitation has ended, but lingering wet roads and chilly temperatures are resulting in slick roads.
Even main arteries such as E. Joppa Road remained slippery and ice-covered in many spots as of 10 a.m. on Thursday morning.
Motorists are urged to use caution and assume that any surfaces that appear wet may be icy.
From 9 a.m. on Wednesday to 9 a.m. on Thursday, Maryland State Police responded to 1,340 calls for service, which included 403 crashes, 225 disabled/unattended vehicles, and 19 roadside hazards (i.e. downed trees, wires).
In the Nottingham/White Marsh area, officers responded to approximately 18 vehicle-related crashed on Wednesday and into Thursday morning.
The National Weather Service says temperatures should rise above freezing by Thursday afternoon, reducing the risk of icy roads.