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UPDATE: Winter Storm Warning Issued for Southern Maryland

UPDATE: LEONARDTOWN, Md. - The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning for St. Mary’s, Charles and Calvert until 6 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, 2021. Intermittent light freezing rain or freezing drizzle will continue through Thursday night. Storm total with ice accumulations of two to three-tenths of an inch or more expected by the end of the winter storm.

While much of the region is now in a Winter Weather Advisory, southern MD & central VA remain in Winter Storm Warnings until Fri 6 AM.  Freezing rain/drizzle will lead to icy roadways and hazardous travel into Fri morning.

Ice accumulation can cause power outages, downed trees and broken limbs, and hazardous travel conditions. As precipitation continues and temperatures drop overnight, conditions will worsen; community members should monitor local media outlets for weather updates.

The Department of Public Works & Transportation road crews will continue to assess and treat roads throughout the county overnight. Residents are strongly urged to refrain from driving; roads will be slippery. Information on county road closures is located at https://www.stmarysmd.com/publicsafety/roadclosures.asp.


BALTIMORE, Md. - Feb. 17 - The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the most of the region for heavy wintry precipitation starting late Wednesday night and continuing through Thursday night. 

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for St. Mary’s and Calvert from 3 a.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday. Mixed precipitation. Total snow and sleet accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of one tenth to one quarter of an inch.

Low pressure will bring a winter storm today and tonight. The weather will improve as the system moves away

Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice. Travel could be nearly impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

Drivers are cautioned to expect slippery road conditions during the morning or evening commute.

The Department of Public Works & Transportation road crews will be assessing and treating roads throughout the area.

 

 

Where: St. Mary's and Calvert:

Mixed precipitation. Total snow and sleet accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of one tenth to one quarter of an inch.

 

Where: Prince George's and Anne Arundel:

Heavy mixed precipitation. Total snow and sleet accumulations of up 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations of around one tenth to one quarter of an inch.

Where: Charles:

Heavy mixed precipitation. Total snow and sleet accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of one tenth to three tenths of an inch.

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