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Weather Alerts: Several weather alerts remain in effect for the incoming winter storm from Wednesday Night into Thursday:
Winter Storm Warning in effect from 1:00 AM to 10:00 PM Thursday
In Pennsylvania: Adams County, Pennsylvania
Winter Storm Watch from 7:00 PM Wednesday to 10:00 PM Thursday
In Maryland: Allegany, Frederick, Garrett and Washington
In Pennsylvania: Bedford, Franklin and Fulton
In West Virginia: Berkeley, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy Jefferson, Mineral & Morgan
In Virginia: Clarke, Frederick, City of Winchester, Loudoun, Page, Shenandoan and Warren
Our next winter storm will be moving through the area from Wednesday Night into Thursday, and here is what we expect:
- Snow will develop between 9:00 PM and Midnight on Wednesday Night
- Snow will be at it’s heaviest from near midnight into Thursday Morning
- Snow will wind down as we get into Thursday Night
- The snow that does fall, will be a heavy, wet snow, which will accumulate fast, and cause major travel issues and could also bring down tree limbs and power lines
Expected Snowfall Accumulation:
Most of the area Along and to the East of Interstate 81 is looking at anywhere from 6 inches to 12 inches of snow.
Our western zones, including Garrett County could see 3 inches to 6 inches of snow.
This snow will be a heavy, wet snow. In addition, we will have winds gusting upwards of 25 MPH during this period, which once again, we will be re-visiting the potential of power outages due to the weight of the snow on the power lines and/or trees or tree branches coming down.
Stay with WHAG: Your Local Weather Leader, we'll keep you ahead of the storm as it moves into the area.
Your Local Weather Leader Short Term Forecast:
Tonight: Mostly clear skies and frigid. Low: 0-5. Winds: Northwest 3-6 MPH.
Tomorrow (Wednesday): Increasing cloudiness, skies becoming mostly cloudy late. High: 22-27.
Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy skies with snow developing after 9:00 PM. Some snow will be heavy at times after 11:00 PM. Low: 16-21.
Your Local Weather Leader Extended Forecast:
Thursday: Snow likely. Significant accumulations possible. High: 32. Low: 23.
Friday: Mostly cloudy skies with light snow possible. High: 39. Low: 24.
Saturday: Partly sunny skies. High: 30. Low: 18.
Sunday: Cloudy skies with light snow possible. High: 34. Low: 25.
Monday: Partly sunny skies. High: 34. Low: 26.
Tuesday: Cloudy skies with a chance of rain and snow. High: 41. Low: 28.