Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Harford County Emergency Operations Center will activate at 8 a.m. Wednesday.
Harford County will partially activate its emergency operations center at 8 a.m. Wednesday to prepare for a winter storm. Harford County Emergency Manager Rick Ayers, in an automated phone message to county residents around 6 p.m. Tuesday, said the county is anticipating the heaviest snow during the day Wednesday, with up to six inches of snow possible. Wind gusts up to 40 mph are also possible, Ayers said. Earlier Tuesday, the National Weather Service was projecting up to 10 inches of snow for parts of Harford County. Ayers' message in full: Good Evening, this is Emergency Manager Rick Ayers with a winter weather message. Harford County has been placed under a Winter Weather Warning. The heaviest snow will occur during the daylight …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Find out who makes inclement weather decisions.
Public schools in Harford County opened on time Thursday morning in spite of snow. Neighboring Baltimore County schools opened two hours late, as did schools in a few other jurisdictions further south. While some areas in Baltimore saw two inches of snow, Harford County only saw a light dusting, according to the National Weather Service, which issued a winter weather advisory until 11 a.m. Thursday for the Baltimore-Washington region. Each time there is inclement weather, Harford County Schools follow a specific process to determine what to do. The school system put together a video on how it makes decisions about weather, which Patch has posted above and detailed below. Harford County school officials emphasized that the safety of …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The National Weather Service predicts about an inch of snow in Harford County on Jan. 17.
Harford County's first snowfall of 2013 is approaching. Thursday afternoon could bring up to an inch of snow to areas of Harford County. Expect a high temperature in the upper 30s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Snowfall may continue in the evening with temperatures in the lower 30s, dipping into the 20s in some cases, the National Weather Service reports. But the brunt of the storm will likely hit farther south. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Watch for Howard, Anne Arundel and Queen Anne's counties and points south, including much of northern Virginia. Traffic conditions could be hazardous in those areas as more than 5 inches of snow is possible. The Maryland State Highway Administration asks drivers to try their …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The State Highway Administration warns travelers to plan for a long afternoon commute.
Although it's only early November, locals may soon feel the first bite of winter. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory predicting one to two inches of snow across most of the Baltimore metro region, although northern Baltimore and Harford counties may see two to four inches. The advisory is in effect from 2 p.m. Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday. The steadiest precipitation—snow mixed with rain at times—is expected to occur through the afternoon and evening hours. Temperatures will be in the lower to mid 30s, according to the National Weather Service. The Maryland State Highway Administration is also monitoring the storm and advises commuters to plan for a longer trip during peak travel times. According to a news …
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Share your weekend snow photos with Patch.
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- Sean Welsh
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Harford County woke up to a light dusting of snow Saturday morning. The flakes continued to fall as the morning moved toward the afternoon. So I snapped a couple photos after breakfast. I hope you'll share some from your corner of the county. Add your photos or video to our slideshow or tell us about what you're up to this weekend by leaving a comment.