Winter storm Nemo may be pounding the New York City area with 30 inches of snow, but Harford County residents are in for much milder winter weather.
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for central Maryland, the Maryland portion of the Chesapeake Bay, northern Virginia and D.C. The outlook warns of a possible light wintry mix and freezing rain.
Rain that may be mixed with snow and sleet is expected to fall Thursday night, and will turn to all rain after 4 a.m. Friday, according to the weather agency. Temperatures are predicted to range from a low around 34 to a high near 39.
A light layer of ice from freezing rain is possible, especially near the Mason-Dixon line, the National Weather Service warns.
Rain is anticipated to continue until around 4 p.m. Friday, with a chance of rain and snow showers before 7 p.m. and snow between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., the agency forecasts. Temperatures range from a high near 47 to a low around 32.
Sunny, clear skies are expected to return in time for the weekend, though temperatures remain brisk.