The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Baltimore metro area between the hours of 1 PM to 7 PM. As much as 2" of snow could accumulate and stick to roadways almost immediately due to preexisting cold temperatures.
A number of schools in the area are closing early in preparation for the possibly hazardous road conditions.
Check with FOX 45 Baltimore for the most up-to-date school closings.
Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for 1-7pm today for most of the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Cold and dry this morning. Snow will develop around lunch, and end around dinner. An inch or two expected in the Advisory area, with less across northern VA and southern MD. pic.twitter.com/yXfU8cg828— NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) December 15, 2017
Due to the timing of the weather event, the afternoon rush-hour may be impacted.
Temperatures in the Baltimore region are expected to rise through the weekend, reaching temperatures close to 50° by Sunday.