Get Ready for Overnight Snow in Bel Air

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory.

Harford County was under a wiinter weather advisory from 6 p.m. Thursday to 3 a.m. Friday.
Harford County was under a wiinter weather advisory from 6 p.m. Thursday to 3 a.m. Friday.
With snow, colder temperatures and wind in the forecast, Thursday and Friday will be blustery in Bel Air, according to the National Weather Service, which issued a winter weather advisory for the Baltimore-Washington area, including Harford County.

Effective from 6 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday, the advisory stated that because of the snow, travel conditions overnight would be hazardous, with limited visibilities and snow-covered roads. 

Between two and four inches of snow may fall overnight, according to the Bel Air forecast. Snow in Bel Air was predicted to begin after 2 p.m.—there's a 50 percent chance—with no accumulation until Thursday night. There was a 90 percent chance of snow in the evening hours, with snowfall expected to stop by 9 a.m. Friday.

Along with the snow would be "unseasonably cold weather," according to the weather service.

The high was 38 degrees and the low was 15 in Bel Air on Thursday, with Friday to be negative 2 degrees with wind chill, the National Weather Service reported.

Wind gusts of around 20 miles an hour were in the forecast for Thursday, increasing to more than 35 miles an hour Friday.

Given the winds, the weather service issued a small craft advisory and gale warning for most of the Chesapeake Bay as well as Harford, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Prince George's and St. Mary's counties in Maryland.


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