Bryan's Tuesday Evening Forecast: 2/11/14

- From Meteorologist Bryan Schuerman
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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.

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