Friday, December 28, 2012
Winter storm is expected to bring snow, create hazardous travel conditions Saturday.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for snow for Montgomery County on Saturday, from 3 to 6 a.m. The NWS said 1 to 3 inches of snow was in the forecast, with the majority of snowfall accumulating between 3 and 5 a.m. Temperatures will reach the upper 20s to mid 30s. The storm is expected to create hazardous travel conditions Saturday. To prepare, the State Highway Administration has sent crews to pre-treat Montgomery County roads with a salt brine. State Highway officials have asked drivers to stay off the roads until later in the day on Saturday to give crews time to clear the roads. If you must travel, allot extra time and drive slowly.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory.
- Ben Gross
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery and Prince George's counties until 1 p.m. today. The alert calls for a mix of freezing rain, sleet and rain, with possible accumulations of less than one inch of sleet and under a tenth of an inch of ice. Temperatures are expected to stay below freezing, which can cause treacherous road conditions. In a statement released by the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) administrator Melinda B. peters urges motorists to "keep their speeds down as lighter traffic can result in increased travel speeds," and "to exercise extreme caution today." Silver Spring resident Brian McCaw was out this morning in the wintry mix. "It was a little but unexpected," said McCaw…
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Monday, December 24, 2012
Some parts of Montgomery County may see up to 2 inches of snow.
Will Montgomery County have a white Christmas? It's possible, at least in some areas of the county, according to the National Weather Service. A winter weather advisory is in effect for Montgomery County until 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Sleet and snow are expected to fall over the county during the afternoon of Dec. 24, with a possible accumulation of 1 to 2 inches, according to the National Weather Service. Sleet and snow are most likely to fall in the northern part of the county. The National Weather Service issues winter weather advisories "when frozen precipitation is expected which may impact travel. Travel during this evening may become hazardous. Caution should be used during any travel," according to a Montgomery County email alert …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
A winter weather advisory is in effect with snow possibly in the forecast.
The temperatures have taken a dip in recent days and tonight snow is in the forecast today, according to the National Weather Service. Areas of Maryland above the Potomac River, like Montgomery County, could see some snow. According to NWS, there's a 90 percent chance rain could begin this afternoon turning into snow as early as 3 p.m. Highs will be near 40 degrees with a wind coming from the north at 14 mph. Accumulation would be less than a half inch. The snow is set to continue through the evening commute, according to forecasters, slowly down around 10 p.m. The low will reach 34 degrees tonight.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County starting at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 8, but it cancelled the advisory in the afternoon.
Update (Feb. 8, 4:30 p.m.): The National Weather Service has cancelled this winter weather advisory. Although forecasters are still expecting light snowfall this evening, only about a half of an inch of snow will accumulate. Original post (Feb. 8, 10:15 a.m.): The springtime-like weather of Tuesday will no longer exist as snow is forecasted for Wednesday afternoon. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County, stating there was a 100-percent chance of precipitation. NWS Forecasters said the snow should arrive in the area by noon and it won't end until long after the evening rush hour—at 10 p.m. One to two inches of snow will accumulate, according to the forecasters, with a lighter snow from 11 a.m. to…
National Weather Service warns of potential "hazardous travel" during the evening commute.
It's likely that Montgomery County will see between one and two inches of snow Wednesday, according to National Weather Service. A winter weather advisory is in effect from noon to 10 p.m. with the warning to use caution on untreated roads during the evening commute. "Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities," the advisory reads. "The late afternoon and evening rush-hour commute will be impacted." Wednesday's high is expected to reach just 38 degrees, but temperatures will climb towards the end of the week and hit nearly 50 degrees by Friday, according to NWS.
Friday, January 20, 2012
The advisory is until Saturday at 1 p.m.
It could get messy out there tonight. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County until Saturday at 1 p.m. Temperatures are expected to be below freezing, but then will become warmer which will cause a transition through snow, sleet and freezing rain, according to the alert.
Schools activities canceled for Saturday.
Update to include schools activities canceled: Expect a bit of winter weather this weekend, including snow, freezing rain and sleet, according to National Weather Service. All MCPS activities have been canceled for Saturday, Jan. 21, including Saturday School and interscholastic athletics. A Winter Weather Advisory was issued Friday afternoon for much of Central and Western Maryland, including Montgomery, Howard, Carroll and Frederick Counties. The advisory is expected to end at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21. Temperatures are supposed to hit 29 degrees tonight. New ice accumulation is expected to be less than .1 of an inch, while snow and sleet accumulation is expected to be less than half an inch. For Saturday, the high will be near 40 …
Monday, January 9, 2012
Light snowflakes blanketed much of East Montgomery County Monday afternoon.
Your eyes were not fooling you: Actual snowflakes fell from the sky Monday afternoon. Beginning around 3 p.m., a steady drizzle of flakes lightly dusted East Montgomery County. National Weather Service predicts the total accumulation will be less than half an inch. A Special Weather Statement was release at 4:45 p.m. with a slippery roads warning. The snow is expected to end by 6 p.m. Tomorrow, there's no snow in the forecast and temperatures will be near 51 degrees, according to National Weather Service. Did you snap any pictures of the snow? Add them to our photo gallery!