Snow Possible Again In Maryland: See The Forecast


Maryland could get 1 to 3 inches of snow on Friday along the Interstate 95 corridor. A snowman is pictured above Tuesday in Odenton. (Jacob Baumgart/Patch)

Patch reporter Michael O'Connell wrote this story.

MARYLAND — Snow is in the forecast for Friday, although not at the same level as Tuesday's storm, which dumped 4-5 inches in parts of Maryland, forcing the closure of schools and canceling of events.

For the first time in two years, at least 1 inch of show fell at Baltimore-Washington International Airport and Washington, D.C., according to AccuWeather.

Related: How Much Snow Fell In Maryland? See Each Town's Total

Snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected across most of Maryland by 7 p.m. on Friday, with higher accumulations to the west, according to the National Weather Service forecast.

"The second storm will spread a broad zone of light snow with 1-3 inches of accumulation, but there will be pockets where 3-6 inches of snow may fall," said AccuWeather Chief On-Air Meteorologist Bernie Rayno.

Wednesday is expected to be sunny and frigid, with temperatures ranging from a high of 28 degrees to 21 degrees in the evening, according to NWS.

Courtesy of the National Weather Service

Temperatures will climb to the upper 30s under cloudy skies on Thursday, according to the NWS forecast. There will be a slight chance of snow falling after 1 a.m. on Friday, with an 80 percent chance of precipitation during the daylight hours. New snow accumulations of 1-2 inches are possible during the day, with a high temperature of 36.

"Winds crank up Friday night and Saturday. Friday night lows bottom in the teens to near 20, and wind chills in the single digits to near zero," according to the Capital Weather Gang. "Saturday highs probably don’t get out of the 20s, with wind chills in the single digits and teens, and the chance of a flurry or snow shower."

There's a slight chance of snow falling Friday night before 1 a.m., with temperatures falling to 18 degrees. NWS expects the weekend to be cold and blustery, with a high near 26 on Saturday and a low of 17 in the evening. Sunday will be breezy and the thermometer may climb to 34 degrees.

Here is the seven-day forecast for the Baltimore region from the National Weather Service:

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 28. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Wednesday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph.

Thursday Night: Snow likely before 4am, then snow likely, possibly mixed with rain. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Friday: Snow, possibly mixed with rain, becoming all snow after 1pm. High near 33. North wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Friday Night: A slight chance of snow before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Blustery.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 36.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.

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