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There are chances of snow or snow likely over the next four days in Howard County. Here is the current prediction for the next four days (for zip code 21046) from the National Weather Service:

WednesdayA chance of rain and snow before 2pm, then a chance of rain between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 38. North wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Wednesday NightSnow, mainly after 7pm. Low around 28. East wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

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ThursdaySnow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

Thursday NightSnow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

FridayA slight chance of snow before 11am, then a slight chance of snow and freezing rain between 11am and noon, then a slight chance of freezing rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday Night – Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

SaturdayA chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday NightA chance of snow and freezing rain before 5am, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 50%.


The NWS Baltimore-Washington Twitter account posted the following yesterday for the region:

A protracted winter storm will move into the region late Wednesday and persist into Friday. Significant snow is possible. For those locations most likely to see heavy snow Wednesday night, a Winter Storm Watch is now in effect. Watches may be expanded east as confidence increases


I would recommend continuing to watch this daily as the predictions could change.

National Weather Service website (for 21046):  https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=39.1709&lon=-76.8693#.YCOPS3dKiEs

NWS Baltimore-Washington Twitter account:  https://twitter.com/NWS_BaltWash

Scott E