No major snow is predicted, but some cold and wet precipitation is predicted to fall in Maryland over the next two days.
While no major snow event is forecast for Montgomery County this week, there is some wintry weather in our future. Rain, mixed with snow and sleet mainly after 1 a.m., is likely tonight, according to the National Weather Service. Accumulation of less than half an inch is expected. Lows of around 34 degrees are forecast. Friday’s weather is predicted to be rainy and foggy, with a high of 44 degrees. The weather will turn cooler and breezy, with winds increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. NWS gives a 30 percent chance of snow overnight, again with little to no accumulation.
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…