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October 29, 2011

Winter weather advisory in effect for area

A winter weather advisory is in effect for the Baltimore-Washington area Saturday, as the National Weather Service is predicting that a storm could hit the region with as much as four inches of snow.

The forecast calls for a mix of rain and snow during the morning, shifting to all snow by noon.

The NWS has issued the advisory from Harford County to Prince William County, Va., until 8 p.m., on Saturday and says that much of the area could see one to two inches of snow, while areas at elevations above 800 feet could see up to four inches. Accumulating snow should end by late afternoon, the NWS said.

Gale warnings are in effect for the middle and lower Maryland portions of the Chesapeake Bay as well as the tidal Potomac inlet, and a small craft advisory is in effect for the northern Chesapeake Bay and upper tidal Potomac River, the NWS said.

-Joe Burris

Posted by Kim Walker at 9:09 AM | | Comments (2)


Hi Frank,

Major snow in October?? Can't wait to see how the Global Warming Alarmists try to explain this one!!!...Oops, I mean the "Climate Change Community"!!

P.S. Enjoy your retirement Frank.


Yeah snow in MD in October is normal, so is record high temps in summer across the East Coast...

You can ignore it or just call the 99% of scientists who agree that this is climate change related weather crazy.

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Frank Roylance is a reporter for The Baltimore Sun. He came to Baltimore from New Bedford, Mass. in 1980 to join the old Evening Sun. He moved to the morning Sun when the papers merged in 1992, and has spent most of his time since covering science, including astronomy and the weather. One of The Baltimore Sun's first online Web logs, the Weather Blog debuted in October 2004. In June 2006 Frank also began writing comments on local weather and stargazing for The Baltimore Sun's print Weather Page. Frank also answers readers’ weather queries for the newspaper and the blog. Frank Roylance retired in October 2011. Maryland Weather is now being updated by members of The Baltimore Sun staff

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