Sunday, January 27, 2013
The advisory lasts from 5 a.m. until noon in much of Maryland.
Much of Maryland—from the D.C. metro area to the Baltimore suburbs—is under a winter weather advisory Monday morning. The advisory is in effect from 5 a.m. until noon in Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Montgomery counties, as well as Baltimore City, the National Weather Service announced Sunday afternoon. Temperatures are expected to be in the high 20s by midday, but morning commuters may encounter freezing rain mixed with sleet and possibly snow, according to the advisory. Only a trace of accumulation is expected. Winds from the south will gust to 10 to 15 mph, the advisory said. The precipitation "will cause travel difficulties," the advisory said. Drivers should use caution and "be prepared for slippery roads and limited" …
Saturday, January 26, 2013
All weekend activities will proceed as scheduled.
The day after closing early due to winter weather, Harford County Public Schools announced Saturday morning that weekend activities will go on as scheduled. Schools are open this weekend, the school system announced early Saturday morning. Schools dismissed two hours early Friday due to snow in the region. TELL US: Cancelling or changing an event due to the weather? Let us know in the comments, or post an event on our calendar. — Follow HarfordCoPatch on Twitter for breaking news.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Snowfall is anticipated and schools will close early with no afternoon and evening activities.
Harford County Public Schools will close two hours early Friday. Afternoon pre-kindergarden and preschool services will not be offered and all afternoon and evening activities are canceled, the school system announced around 10:30 a.m. Friday. Stay with Patch for updates. — Follow HarfordCoPatch on Twitter.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The National Weather Service predicts about an inch of snow in Harford County on Jan. 17.
Harford County's first snowfall of 2013 is approaching. Thursday afternoon could bring up to an inch of snow to areas of Harford County. Expect a high temperature in the upper 30s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Snowfall may continue in the evening with temperatures in the lower 30s, dipping into the 20s in some cases, the National Weather Service reports. But the brunt of the storm will likely hit farther south. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Watch for Howard, Anne Arundel and Queen Anne's counties and points south, including much of northern Virginia. Traffic conditions could be hazardous in those areas as more than 5 inches of snow is possible. The Maryland State Highway Administration asks drivers to try their …
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
With winter weather looming, Harford County Public Schools has canceled evening events.
The threat of winter weather has caused Harford County Public Schools to cancel all Wednesday evening activities. Alternative education classes also have been canceled. The following message was sent out at 12:59 p.m. Wednesday: Due to inclement weather this evening (2-8-12), ALL EVENING ACTIVITIES AND EVENING ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION CLASSES ARE CANCELLED. The second night of the Harford County swim championships was scheduled for Wednesday evening at Magnolia Middle School. The meet has been tentatively rescheduled for Thursday evening. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 10 p.m. Wednesday with expected snow accumulation between 1 and 2 inches, according to the National Weather Service. Stay with Patch for updates.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
What's with the warm temperatures and what's the impact?
No, you didn't sleep all the way through to April. It's actually in the high 60s in the end of January. Forecaster Heather Sheffield at the National Weather Service's office in Sterling, VA, said the high temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday in the Baltimore area are due to a high pressure system off the East Coast. But before you go trading snowshoes for skateboards, Sheffield said, expect a cold front to put a damper on those plans, with a 40 percent chance of rain by Wednesday night and a 70 percent chance of rain on Thursday. Temperatures, however, will only go as low as 34 degrees on Friday night, according to the NWS forecast. Temperatures have been mild all winter, and snow has been light. On average, Baltimore sees 18.2 inches of …
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
The National Weather Service issued both a winter weather advisory and flood watch for Harford County Wednesday morning.
Rain moved into the area Tuesday and is expected to continue throughout the day Wednesday, possibly changing over to snow late Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service. The weather service issued a flood watch and winter weather advisory for Harford County Wednesday morning. “It should change over into a period of snow late tonight, but mostly it’s going to be rain," said Brian Lasorsa, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sterling, VA. The long period of rain made flooding possible, Lasorsa said, and a flood watch was in effect from 3:36 a.m. through 11:45 a.m. Wednesday. "For Harford County, the [winter weather] advisory goes into effect at 7 p.m. and it looks like the best chance for the snow there will …