7 Inches of Snow Possible in Harford County

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for Harford County Sunday afternoon.

At Concord Point Coffee on North Washington, it's beginning to look a lot like winter. (Credit: Concord Point Coffee)
At Concord Point Coffee on North Washington, it's beginning to look a lot like winter. (Credit: Concord Point Coffee)
The National Weather Service placed Harford County under a winter storm warning Sunday afternoon.

A winter storm warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice are anticipated that will make travel difficult or impossible.

Approximately 5 to 7 inches of snow may fall Sunday in Harford County, followed by a mixture of snow, sleet and freezing rain that will change to rain by Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service. The forecast said that up to two-tenths of an inch of ice may accumulate.

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Stating that multiple crashes occurred Sunday morning, Harford County emergency operations officials advised citizens to stay off the roads.

Bulle Rock also asked residents to stay off the roads as its contractors began plowing the community and shoveling individual residences. The community's fitness and aquatics center closed at 1 p.m. Sunday.

Harford County canceled school activities and parks and recreation events. The Candlelight Tour sponsored by the Lock House was also postponed until next weekend due to the conditions.

Harford County declared a snow emergency at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, the Coordinated Highways Action Response Team reported. That means that vehicles cannot be parked on roads designated as "snow emergency routes."

Alleghany, Carroll, Cecil, Frederick, Garrett, Montgomery and Washington counties also declared snow emergencies Sunday.

The winter storm warning is effective in Harford County until 10 a.m. Monday.


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