|Monday, January 17, 2011 – Steve Fermier|
|Overnight driving tonight into the wee hours Wednesday could get slippery.
A mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain could leave a coating of ice before changing to all rain on Wednesday.
A winter weather advisory has been posted for tonight starting at 11 for the extreme northeastern part of the state.
WBAL’s Tony Pann said that snow and sleet should arrive by early evening tonight and gradually turn into freezing rain by midnight and then continue as freezing rain until about 8 a.m. Wednesday.
There are no severe weather statements west of the Bay, but the National Weather Service did issue the following:
A MIX OF FREEZING RAIN…SLEET…AND SNOW IS EXPECTED ACROSS MOST
FREEZING RAIN WILL CHANGE TO RAIN EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE MARYLAND CHESAPEAKE BAY TUESDAY MORNING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED
For Cecil and Kent counties:
…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A WINTER
* PRECIPITATION TYPE: SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN.
* ACCUMULATIONS: AN INCH OR 2 OF SNOW FOLLOWED BY A COUPLE HOURSOF OF FREEZING RAIN.
* TIMING: SNOW BEGINS BETWEEN 9 PM AND MIDNIGHT AND CHANGES TORAIN AROUND DAYBREAK.
* TEMPERATURES: BELOW FREEZING WHEN THE SNOW BEGINS BUT RISING TO
* IMPACTS: ALL UNTREATED SURFACES WILL BE HAZARDOUS LATER TONIGHT