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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Carroll County in effect from February 15, 05:00 PM EST until February 16, 07:00 AM EST

Here are the details of the recent advisory:

Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1203 PM EST Mon Feb 15 2021

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1203 PM EST Mon Feb 15 2021

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY…

* WHAT…Freezing rain. Additional ice accumulations of around one tenth of an inch.

* WHERE…Portions of central, north central, northeast and northern Maryland and northern and northwest Virginia.

* WHEN…From 5 PM this afternoon to 7 AM EST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS…Difficult travel conditions are possible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Slow down and use caution while traveling. Prepare for possible
power outages.

When venturing outside, watch your first few steps taken on
steps, sidewalks, and driveways, which could be icy and slippery,
increasing your risk of a fall and injury.


Here is what NWS Washington-Baltimore recently posted on social media:

Winter Weather Advisories (light purple areas) remain in effect through tonight while Ice Storm Warnings (dark purple) have been issued for western Allegany and Garrett Counties in western Maryland for ice accretion of a quarter inch or more. #DCwx #MDwx #VAwx #WVwx


The National Weather Service website lists the following forecast for Carroll County:

Washington’s Birthday – Rain likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain, becoming all rain after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.

Tonight – Freezing rain before 1am, then rain. Patchy fog before 10pm, then patchy fog after midnight. Patchy freezing fog between 10pm and midnight. Low around 32. East wind 6 to 14 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of an inch possible.

Tuesday – Rain likely, mainly before 9am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a light southwest wind becoming west 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

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Scott E