Middleton’s Media Weather Advisory

Greetings to all 6th District Residents:

Councilwoman Middleton and the 6th District staff will be in constant contact with the City’s Emergency Operations Center while checking emails and voicemails to ensure all emergencies are addressed in a timely fashion.

 

Please note that City agency representatives and BGE liaisons

will prioritize and address emergencies and requests.

Remember to report power outages by calling BGE at 1-877-778-2222.

 

Blizzard Warning in effect from 6 PM Friday to 6 AM EST Sunday.

 

The National Weather Service in Baltimore Md/Washington has issued a Blizzard Warning, which is in effect from 6 PM Friday to 6 AM EST Sunday. The Blizzard Watch is no longer in effect.

 

Hazard types: Heavy snow and wind with blowing and drifting snow Friday evening through Saturday night. Sleet may mix with the snow Friday night into Saturday morning east of Interstate 95, before changing back to all snow by Saturday afternoon.

 

Accumulations:

Snow accumulation of 18 to 24 inches in the eastern suburbs of Baltimore, and 24 to 30 inches in the western suburbs. The City of Baltimore is expected to receive around 24 inches.

 

Timing:

Heavy snow will develop Friday evening and continue through Saturday night. Conditions are expected to deteriorate Friday evening with the heaviest snow. Strongest winds, and potential life threatening conditions expected Friday night through Saturday.

 

Impacts:

Heavy snow and blowing snow will cause dangerous conditions and will be a threat to life and property. Travel is expected to be severely limited if not impossible during the height of the storm Friday night and Saturday. Visibility will be reduced to near zero at times in Whiteout Conditions.

Winds: northeast 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph, becoming north Saturday.

Temperatures: mid to upper 20s.

 

Recommended actions:

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibility are likely. This will lead to Whiteout conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle. Prepare for the possibility of power outages during snowy and cold conditions.